Readfield, Maine

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Population in 2010: 2,598.
Population change since 2000: +10.1%
 
Males: 1,290  (49.7%)
Females: 1,308  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

43.4 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04355.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,097 (it was $48,893 in 2000)
Readfield:

$71,097
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,290 (it was $20,707 in 2000)

Readfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $200,485 (it was $103,500 in 2000)
Readfield:

$200,485
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $183,206; detached houses: $199,983; townhouses or other attached units: $145,617; in 2-unit structures: $153,770; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $147,195; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,424; mobile homes: $73,179
March 2019 cost of living index in Readfield: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Readfield, ME (2010)
    • 2,51696.8%White alone
    • 271.0%Two or more races
    • 170.7%Hispanic
    • 150.6%Asian alone
    • 80.3%Black alone
    • 90.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Readfield, Maine as of October 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Readfield is 520 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: English (29.2%), United States (16.3%), French (14.7%), Irish (14.6%), German (9.5%), French Canadian (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/11/1791

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 29.2 square miles.

Population density: 89 people per square mile   (very low).

Readfield, Maine map

19 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.8%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Readfield town:

1.5% ($1,574)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (51.8 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (153.3 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (315.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Winthrop, ME (2.2 miles ),
Wayne, ME (2.4 miles ),
Manchester, ME (2.4 miles ),
Mount Vernon, ME (2.5 miles ),
Fayette, ME (2.6 miles ),
Belgrade, ME (3.1 miles ),
Hallowell, ME (3.1 miles ),
Augusta, ME (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 44.38 N, Longitude: 69.95 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Readfield, ME in 2017
Readfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $15,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $181,200
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $186,800
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $186,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Readfield, ME residents
Average permit cost in Readfield, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Readfield, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.5%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Educational services (11.1%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Utilities (4.6%)
  • Paper (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.3%)
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Social assistance (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Readfield, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.4%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.7%)
  • Child care workers (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)

Average climate in Readfield, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Readfield, Maine average temperatures Readfield, Maine average precipitation Readfield, Maine humidity Readfield, Maine wind speed Readfield, Maine snowfall Readfield, Maine sunshine Readfield, Maine clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.28. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.28
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.402. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.402
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.18
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Readfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 186.2 miles away from Readfield center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 219.8 miles away from Readfield center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 89.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.6 miles away from the city 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 Kennebec County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Readfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Readfield:

  • HERITAGE REHAB AND LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WINTHROP, ME)
  • KENNEBEC KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)
  • KENNEBEC VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)
  • RIVERVIEW PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)
  • MAINE GENERAL REHAB AND NURSING AT GLENRIDGE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)
  • SUPPORTIVE LIVING SYSTEMS INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-AUGUSTA (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; AUGUSTA, ME)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Readfield:

  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 9 miles; Augusta, ME; Full-time enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 23 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 47 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 53 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 53 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • Husson University (about 66 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of New England (about 68 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)

Public high school in Readfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Readfield:

See full list of schools located in Readfield

Library in Readfield:

  • READFIELD COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $25,325; Location: 1151 MAIN STREET; 10,297 books; 445 audio materials; 529 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Readfield: Maranacook Camp (A), Readfield Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dudley Plain Cemetery (1), Barber Cemetery (2), Readfield Cemetery (3), Whittier Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Brainard Pond (A), Mill Pond (B), Grist Mill Pond (C), Carleton Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tingley Brook (A), Beaver Brook (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: William Henry Allen (academician) - Second president of Penn State University.

Kennebec 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 Readfield and their reported violations in the past:

RSU 38 MARANACOOK COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Population served: 832, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-02-2012), St Public Notif received (FEB-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-01-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-02-2011), St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-07-2011 to DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2011), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUL-20-2011 to DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-10-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-10-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-14-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2012)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-19-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-13-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-11-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
RSU 38 READFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-10-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2006), St Intentional no-action (JUL-26-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
WEATHERVANE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
RSU 38 MT VERNON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-29-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-10-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2006), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2009), St Intentional no-action (AUG-18-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
RSU 38 WAYNE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 79, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MENATOMA ASSOCIATION (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SAUNDERS MFG CO INC (Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-11-2007 to DEC-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-28-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-11-2007 to DEC-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2008)

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

  • SUMMER HAVEN APARTMENTS (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

73.9%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.4%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.1%
39 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Banks with branches in Readfield (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Maine: Readfield Branch at 13 Winthrop Avenue, branch established on 2005/11/21. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Readfield:

Marital status in Readfield, ME
  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Readfield:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Readfield, ME (based on Kennebec County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,75811
Mainline Protestant8,99960
Evangelical Protestant5,82956
Other2,46617
None83,099-
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: 24
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Kennebec County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Here:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Kennebec County:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kennebec County:

8.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.2%
State:

25.0%

5.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,517 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
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 Somerset County, ME  0.72% ($35,189 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.60% ($41,631)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.53% ($42,981)


5.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,228 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,664 average AGI)
Kennebec County:

0.27%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Somerset County, ME  0.71% ($35,563 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.53% ($47,178)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.49% ($36,402)

Strongest AM radio stations in Readfield:

  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WMDR (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WEZW (1400 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Readfield:

  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKCG (101.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCYI (93.9 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; 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.)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WBCI (105.9 FM; BATH, ME; Owner: BLOUNT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMEW (91.3 FM; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Readfield:

  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WFYW-LP (Channel 69; FAIRFIELD/WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • DW23AB (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: RUSSELL COMMUNICATIONS)
  • W21BI (Channel 21; FARMINGTON, ME; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Readfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Readfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Readfield, 38 Lane Rd (Lat: 44.382389 Lon: -70.003694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQRG784,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz... (+17 more), Grant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023, Certifier: Jessica B Lyons, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Readfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2589V , Serial Number: 18094, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 07/27/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/25/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Stephen L Vorpagel, Po Box 173, Readfield, ME 04355, Other Owners: Cathy J Vorpagel
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 65057 , Serial Number: 17275677, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 04/06/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Karen B Peterson, 378 Winthrop Rd, Readfield, ME 04355
  • Aircraft: KOLB MARK III (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912UL SERIES (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3698V , Serial Number: M1070, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Phillip D Tedrick, 27 North Rd, Readfield, ME 04355
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 04/18/2018
  • Aircraft: CORNING DONALD R KINGFISHER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8003Z , Serial Number: DJC-14, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 05/20/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 02/29/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Phillip D Tedrick, 30 Church Rd, Readfield, ME 04355

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 24 took place in 2009, and the least - 6 in 2013. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Readfield, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (76.5%), and Outside Fires (14.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Readfield, ME
    • 15376.5%Structure Fires
    • 2814.0%Outside Fires
    • 178.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Readfield, ME
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Readfield, ME
  • 84.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.1%Wood
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Electricity
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Readfield, ME
  • 83.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.8%Wood
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Electricity


Readfield compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Samuel Tileston Whittemore (6)
  • Bryan David Jose (1)
  • Joseph E. Johnson (1)
  • Garth J. Vdoviak, Jr. (1)
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Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2020.