Cherryfield, Maine

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Population in 2010: 1,232.
Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 
Males: 584  (47.4%)
Females: 648  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

48.8 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04622.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $34,938 (it was $21,486 in 2000)
Cherryfield:

$34,938
ME:

$58,924

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,392 (it was $13,111 in 2000)

Cherryfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $121,938 (it was $68,200 in 2000)
Cherryfield:

$121,938
ME:

$200,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $157,500; detached houses: $173,518; townhouses or other attached units: $137,629; in 2-unit structures: $103,876; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $325,775; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $304,544; mobile homes: $70,441; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $26,691
March 2019 cost of living index in Cherryfield: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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  • Races in Cherryfield, ME (2010)
    • 1,18295.9%White alone
    • 221.8%Two or more races
    • 121.0%Hispanic
    • 90.7%American Indian alone
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Cherryfield, Maine as of January 28, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cherryfield is 616 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Cherryfield, ME City Guides:

Ancestries: English (28.3%), United States (25.8%), Irish (11.3%), German (9.4%), French (8.7%), Scottish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/09/1816

Elevation: 54 feet

Land area: 43.7 square miles.

Population density: 28 people per square mile   (very low).

Cherryfield, Maine map

28 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.6% North America, 0.5% Europe).

This town:

2.4%
Maine:

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

1.0% ($711)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (133.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (224.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (398.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Harrington, ME (2.3 miles ),
Columbia, ME (2.5 miles ),
Milbridge, ME (2.5 miles ),
Steuben, ME (2.7 miles ),
Deblois, ME (3.0 miles),
Columbia Falls, ME (3.3 miles ),
Addison, ME (3.4 miles ),
Sullivan, ME (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 44.61 N, Longitude: 67.93 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Blueberry Capital of the World

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in Cherryfield, ME in 2019
Cherryfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $32,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $52,100
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $52,100
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $52,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $52,100
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $66,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Cherryfield, ME residents
Average permit cost in Cherryfield, ME
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.7%
Maine:

4.7%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Cherryfield, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.2%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Food (6.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (21.3%)
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Food (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.2%)
  • Educational services (19.8%)
  • Food (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Cherryfield, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Carpenters (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.1%)
  • Carpenters (6.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)

Average climate in Cherryfield, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.1. This is better than average.

City:

59.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.157. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.157
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0337. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0337
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.46
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Cherryfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maine state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 152.4 miles away from Cherryfield center
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 284.3 miles away from Cherryfield 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 285.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 197.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 320.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.0 miles away from Cherryfield 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 Washington County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cherryfield topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cherryfield:

  • University of Maine (about 42 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 45 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 95 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 110 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 133 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 134 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 138 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public elementary/middle school in Cherryfield:

See full list of schools located in Cherryfield

Library in Cherryfield:

  • CHERRYFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,500; Location: 35 MAIN STREET; 7,304 books; 152 audio materials; 583 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 4 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cherryfield: Cherryfield Volunteer Fire Department (A), Cherryfield-Narraguagus Historical Society (B), Cherryfield Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Morse Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Narraguagus River Reservoir (A), Corliss Swamp (B), Campbell Meadow (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Brook (A), Steel Meadow Brook (B), Wass Brook (C), West Branch Narraguagus River (D), Schoodic Brook (E), Great Falls Branch (F), Big Brook (G), Colson Brook (H), Corliss Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cherryfield: Cherryfield Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Andy Santerre - Race car driver and team owner, Hiram Burnham - Union Army general, Carl Willey - Baseball player.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

AIRLINE SNACK BAR (Population served: 457, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
CHERRYFIELD SCHOOL DEPARTMENT (Population served: 184, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2007), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-08-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2007), St Intentional no-action (SEP-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
PLEASANT VIEW MANOR (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2010), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2011)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JUL-27-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-16-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-11-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2011)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2005)
  • One regular monitoring violation
NARRAGUAGUS ESTATES (Population served: 97, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2010), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-02-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-24-2011)
GAELIC SQUARE HOUSING (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-06-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (AUG-09-2010), St Compliance Meeting conducted (AUG-09-2010), St Boil Water Order (AUG-09-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-09-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-23-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-02-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • Public Education - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-02-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-02-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-02-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2007), St Public Notif received (JAN-24-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-11-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2005), St Public Notif received (APR-29-2005)
THOMAS KELLEY APARTMENTS (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-18-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-08-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
MAINE SEACOAST MISSION DOWN EAST CAMPUS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-09-2012), St Formal NOV issued (APR-09-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-21-2012)
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

58.2%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.3%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

21.9%
Whole state:

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

5.5%
Whole state:

4.1%
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Cherryfield in 2000:

  • 17 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

For population 15 years and over in Cherryfield:

Marital status in Cherryfield, ME
  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Cherryfield:

  • High school or higher: 76.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cherryfield, ME (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,73137
Evangelical Protestant1,44231
Catholic1,23810
Other64813
None26,797-
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: 16
Washington County:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Washington County:

9.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

9.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.3%
Maine:

25.0%

4.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
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 Penobscot County, ME  0.70% ($33,296 average AGI)
from Hancock County, ME  0.43% ($27,340)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.30% ($55,371)


4.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,473 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,107 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.17%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.73% ($30,976 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.43% ($38,980)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.28% ($43,303)

Businesses in Cherryfield, ME

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Cherryfield:

  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • 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)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cherryfield:

  • WNSX (97.7 FM; WINTER HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBQI (107.7 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WWMJ (95.7 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLKE (99.1 FM; BAR HARBOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEH (90.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WERU-FM (89.9 FM; BLUE HILL, ME; Owner: SALT POND COMMUNITY B/C COMPANY)
  • WEZQ (92.9 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKIT-FM (100.3 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)

Cherryfield fatal accident list:

Aug 17, 1981 02:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 7, 1979 02:40 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 1978 07:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.6mTotal length
  • 4,197Total average daily traffic
  • 208Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,216Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • On Rt 193 2 Mi N Of (Lat: 44.621472 Lon: -67.933889), Call Sign: KNBM538,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.050 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2001, Expiration Date: 10/20/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2012, Registrant: Atlantic Communications, Inc., 40 Freedom Parkway, Hermon, Maine 04401, Bangor, ME 04402-0596, Phone: (207) 848-7590, Fax: (207) 974-3151, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • JWS CHFLD, N Main St (Lat: 44.619278 Lon: -67.929056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 42 m, Overall height: 43 m, Call Sign: WRCG644,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, 19380.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2018, Expiration Date: 09/26/2028, Certifier: Jasper Wyman, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cherryfield)
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cherryfield, ME
  • 78.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.9%Wood
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cherryfield, ME
  • 63.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.8%Electricity
  • 6.5%Wood
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Cherryfield compared to Maine state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Cherryfield on our top lists:

  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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