Fryeburg, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,631.
Population change since 2000: +5.3%
Males: 694  (42.6%)
Females: 937  (57.4%)
Median resident age:

49.5 years
Maine median age:

45.1 years

Zip codes: 04037.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,616 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Fryeburg:

$54,616
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,874 (it was $18,950 in 2000)

Fryeburg CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $184,810 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
Fryeburg:

$184,810
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $189,576; detached houses: $193,942; mobile homes: $108,586

Median gross rent in 2019: $702.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fryeburg: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.5%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fryeburg, ME (2019)
    • 1,49996.2%White alone
    • 161.0%Asian alone
    • 151.0%Two or more races
    • 80.5%Hispanic
    • 10.06%Black alone

Races in Fryeburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Fryeburg, Maine as of May 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fryeburg is 269 to 1.


Crime rates in Fryeburg by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.2)
3
(87.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.0)
1
(29.5)
1
(29.5)
2
(58.2)
1
(29.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.1)
1
(29.4)
1
(29.6)
1
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(91.4)
2
(59.5)
3
(89.3)
13
(386.6)
6
(181.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.1)
3
(88.1)
6
(177.3)
5
(147.6)
2
(59.1)
2
(59.0)
4
(116.4)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(335.0)
4
(118.9)
11
(327.6)
18
(535.2)
25
(754.6)
13
(376.9)
13
(377.7)
9
(264.2)
7
(206.9)
8
(236.2)
9
(265.9)
4
(118.0)
10
(291.0)
7
(206.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(669.9)
25
(743.4)
33
(982.7)
17
(505.5)
43
(1,298)
22
(637.9)
33
(958.7)
32
(939.2)
29
(857.0)
24
(708.6)
23
(679.5)
17
(501.6)
34
(989.2)
41
(1,207)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(60.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.6)
3
(89.2)
1
(30.2)
1
(29.0)
2
(58.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(59.0)
3
(87.3)
1
(29.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(58.1)
1
(29.4)
1
(29.6)
1
(29.5)
2
(59.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index73.450.0141.5142.1167.5123.884.0106.097.8189.581.268.5145.588.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Fryeburg, ME

Crime rate in Fryeburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Maine average:

1.65
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Ancestries: Irish (27.3%), English (13.2%), American (11.5%), French (8.7%), Italian (6.1%), German (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/11/1777

Elevation: 430 feet

Land area: 2.98 square miles.

Population density: 548 people per square mile   (low).

Fryeburg, Maine map

38 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.7% Asia, 0.3% North America).

This place:

2.4%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,168 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,642 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (42.6 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (117.4 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (264.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Brownfield, ME (2.5 miles ),
North Conway, NH (2.8 miles ),
Conway, NH (2.9 miles ),
Eaton, NH (2.9 miles ),
Denmark, ME (3.1 miles ),
Chatham, NH (3.2 miles ),
Sweden, ME (3.4 miles ),
Madison, NH (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 44.02 N, Longitude: 70.97 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Fryeburg, ME in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fryeburg, ME in 2019
Fryeburg satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $61,900
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $58,700
  • 2000: 23 buildings, average cost: $50,200
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $178,700
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $210,800
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $204,700
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $159,400
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $249,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $315,000
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2018: 15 buildings, average cost: $137,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Fryeburg, ME residents
Average permit cost in Fryeburg, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Maine:

4.7%
Most common industries in Fryeburg, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Wood products (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Wood products (8.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Fryeburg, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.5%)
  • Carpenters (4.2%)
  • Woodworkers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Fryeburg, Maine

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Fryeburg, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.3. This is about average.

City:

64.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 37.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Fryeburg-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/18/1963, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the Fryeburg place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/10/1966, a category F2 tornado 41.7 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fryeburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 139.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 139.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.0 miles away from Fryeburg center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 167.8 miles away from Fryeburg center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 47.6 miles away from Fryeburg center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.2 miles away from Fryeburg center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oxford County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 16, Snows: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fryeburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fryeburg:

  • FRYEBURG HEALTH CARE CENTER (70 FAIRVIEW DRIVE)
  • HICKS NURSING HOME (27 OXFORD STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fryeburg:

  • MERRIMAN HOUSE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NORTH CONWAY, NH)
  • MINERAL SPRINGS OF NORTH CONWAY CARE AND REHABILIT (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NORTH CONWAY, NH)
  • VN AND HSP CARE SVC OF N CAR CTY (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; NORTH CONWAY, NH)
  • BRIDGTON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BRIDGTON, ME)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Fryeburg:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fryeburg:

  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 28 miles; Standish, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,010)
  • Plymouth State University (about 41 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,838)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 43 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 46 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New England (about 49 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 61 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 62 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)

Private high schools in Fryeburg:

  • FRYEBURG ACADEMY (Students: 637, Location: 745 MAIN ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 17, Location: 8 DRIFT RD, Grades: 1-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fryeburg:

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Library in Fryeburg:

  • FRYEBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,553; Location: 515 MAIN STREET; 17,700 books; 338 audio materials; 372 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 28 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fryeburg: Fryeburg Fairgrounds (A), Fryeburg Fire Department (B), Fryeburg Rescue Station (C), Fryeburg Public Library (D), Fryeburg Fair Farm Museum (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fryeburg include: Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), First Church of Christ Scientist (C), First Assembly of God Church (D), Church of the New Jerusalem (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Pine Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Wards Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Fryeburg include: Main Street Historic District (1), Bradley Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fryeburg Historical Society Museum (96 Main Street), E W Log Homes Inc (Tours & Charters; Denmark Road), Dearborn Aviation (Tours & Charters; P.O. Box 518).

Hotels: The Oxford House Inn (548 Main Street), Admiral Peary House (9 Elm Street), Fryeburg's Jockey Cap Cafe Motel & Country Store (116 Bridgton Road), Peace with-Inn (Route 113).

Birthplace of: David Hastings (politician) - Member of Maine State Senate.

Oxford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fryeburg and their reported violations in the past:

FRYEBURG WATER COMPANY (Population served: 2,048, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-18-2011)
VACATIONLAND CAMPGROUND (Population served: 313, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-08-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-15-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MSAD 72 NEW SUNCOOK SCHOOL (Population served: 260, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
FIDDLEHEAD OUTDOORS LLC (Population served: 165, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2011), St Boil Water Order (OCT-05-2011), St Compliance Meeting conducted (OCT-05-2011), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-05-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-09-2012 to MAY-24-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2013), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-20-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MSAD 72 DENMARK VILLAGE SCHOOL (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FRYEBURG DEVELOPMENT (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
SWANS FALLS CG #1 (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
RAPPUTAK HOMESITE OWNERS ASSOC (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Uranium-238. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-17-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Uranium-238. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Uranium-238. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-12-2009 to DEC-04-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Uranium-238. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2009), St Intentional no-action (SEP-19-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2009), St Intentional no-action (SEP-19-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Combined Uranium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-10-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-04-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fryeburg that have no violations reported:

  • LAKESIDE CONDO ASSOC AT PL MT (Population served: 154, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HALE ESTATES (Address: 24 PORTLAND ST STE 1 , Serves NH, Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.4%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.8%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
143 people in college/university student housing in 2010
68 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Fryeburg (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Fryeburg Branch at 627 Main Street, branch established on 1935/06/17. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Norway Savings Bank: Fryeburg Branch at 106 Main Street, branch established on 1975/06/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $958.8 mil, Deposits: $711.3 mil, headquarters in Norway, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Norway Bancorp, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Fryeburg:

Marital status in Fryeburg, ME
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 22.9%

For population 25 years and over in Fryeburg:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Maine average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fryeburg
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fryeburg, ME (based on Oxford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,7087
Mainline Protestant3,08545
Evangelical Protestant3,04537
Other71914
None47,276-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Oxford County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Oxford County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Oxford County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
This county:

7.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Oxford County:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.6%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.5%
Maine:

53.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fryeburg:

51.5%
Maine:

52.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.1
Maine:

28.3

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fryeburg:

19.9%
Maine:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.1%
State:

8.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fryeburg:

6.9
Maine:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

42.6%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.4%
Maine:

60.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Fryeburg:

80.0%
State:

79.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fryeburg, ME Residents

6.21% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,450 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Maine average:

5.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Androscoggin County, ME  1.20% ($32,764 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, ME  1.19% ($36,805)
from York County, ME  0.54% ($32,443)


5.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,213 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Maine average:

5.73%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Androscoggin County, ME  1.18% ($36,929 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  1.06% ($36,518)
to York County, ME  0.46% ($31,327)
Businesses in Fryeburg, ME
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Strongest AM radio stations in Fryeburg:

  • WBNC (1050 AM; 1 kW; CONWAY, NH; Owner: MT. WASHINGTON RADIO & GRAMOPHONE, L.L.C.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WASR (1420 AM; 5 kW; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: RADIO WOLFEBORO, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fryeburg:

  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVFM (105.7 FM; CAMPTON, NH; Owner: DEVON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVMJ (104.5 FM; CONWAY, NH; Owner: MT. WASHINGTON RADIO & GRAMOPHONE, L.L.C.)
  • WMWV (93.5 FM; CONWAY, NH; Owner: MT. WASHINGTON RADIO & GRAMOPHONE, L.L.C.)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMT (97.7 FM; LYNDON, VT; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WLKZ (104.9 FM; WOLFEBORO, NH; Owner: TELE-MEDIA COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, L.L.C.)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTK (106.3 FM; LITTLETON, NH; Owner: VERMONT BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPNH-FM (100.1 FM; PLYMOUTH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXXS (102.3 FM; LANCASTER, NH; Owner: BARRY P. LUNDERVILLE)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WOXO-FM (92.7 FM; NORWAY, ME; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fryeburg:

  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • Fryeburg, Maine
  • Fatal accident count19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents26
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:13
  • Fatalities21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents39
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Maine average
  • Fatal accident count2997
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents4265
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1291
  • Fatalities3323
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents7368
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents90
See more detailed statistics of Fryeburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.3mTotal length
  • 20,141Total average daily traffic
  • 1,004Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,305Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fryeburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 44.019889 Lon: -70.975333, Call Sign: WQXC610,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.675 MHz, 461.600 MHz, 464.225 MHz, 451.725 MHz, 464.850 MHz, 461.250 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2016, Expiration Date: 02/01/2026, Certifier: Daniel E Pierce, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • FRYEBURG, .5 Mi S (Lat: 44.001389 Lon: -70.985000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 18.9 m, Call Sign: WMW208,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10637.5 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2019, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Fryeburg, 92 Leach Rd (Lat: 44.031444 Lon: -70.958083), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 48.2 m, Overall height: 49.1 m, Call Sign: WQSW788,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2013, Expiration Date: 11/29/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Eastern Slope Regional Airport (Lat: 43.991194 Lon: -70.947556), Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KZR7,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2016, Expiration Date: 10/03/2026, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8510, Email:
  • Off Maine Rt 160 1 Mi Nne (Lat: 43.957028 Lon: -70.882000), Call Sign: WRLA2078,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.0000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2007, Expiration Date: 12/23/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2017, Registrant: Easternslope Airport Authority, Lyman Drive, Fryeburg, ME 04037, Phone: (207) 935-4440, Fax: (207) 935-3797, Email:
  • Off Tear Cap Rd 1.9 Mi Nne (Lat: 43.904250 Lon: -70.782278), Call Sign: WRLB2877,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.22700 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2007, Expiration Date: 12/12/2016, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2017, Registrant: Easternslope Airport Authority, Lyman Drive, Fryeburg, ME 04037, Phone: (207) 935-4440, Fax: (207) 935-3797, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fryeburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2137Y, N2137Y, N-2137Y, Serial Number: 17249637, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 01/29/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David Cullinan, 265 Mcneil Rd, Fryeburg, ME 04037, Other Owners: Benjamin R Mahn
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3784M, N3784M, N-3784M, Serial Number: 12-2714, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 06/14/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 175, Fryeburg, ME 04037
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42770, N42770, N-42770, Serial Number: 18259184, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 03/30/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth E Barthelette, 30 Leach Rd, Fryeburg, ME 04037
  • Aircraft: BEECH A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6749L, N6749L, N-6749L, Serial Number: E-1678, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Gtf Aviation LLC, Po Box 175, Fryeburg, ME 04037
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38846, N38846, N-38846, Serial Number: 7335, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 05/12/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/30/1984
    Registrant (Individual): Byron F Danforth, Po Box 861, Fryeburg, ME 04037
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/02/2020

2012 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2012 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of fires - 25 took place in 2018, and the least - 6 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fryeburg, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (63.7%), and Outside Fires (17.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fryeburg, ME
    • 7263.7%Structure Fires
    • 2017.7%Outside Fires
    • 1513.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 65.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fryeburg, ME
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fryeburg, ME
  • 78.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.5%Wood
  • 3.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fryeburg, ME
  • 66.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 33.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Fryeburg compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
There are 9 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2022.