Cherryfield, Maine

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Cherryfield, Maine

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High Points

Cherryfield strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Maine):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Cherryfield Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Cherryfield Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Cherryfield, Maine

Comparing Cherryfield to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Maine (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 8 10
Female Share of the Population 8 10
Male Share of the Population 3 1
Racial Diversity 2 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 2
Average Household Size 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1
Median Family Income 2 1
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 8
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 10
Housing Recently Built 8 5
People Living Alone 7 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9

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Cherryfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 132 miles NE of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 221 miles NE of Boston, Massachusetts
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 04622
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.607
Longitude -67.926

Cherryfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 31 to 50 F
Jul Temp 55 to 75 F
Oct Temp 37 to 56 F
Annual Precip 51.3 inches
Distance 40.5 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 27 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 57 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 45.8 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
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Cherryfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,157 100%
Male 539 46.6%
Female 618 53.4%
Under 18 260 22.5%
18+ 897 77.5%
65+ 240 20.7%
Median Age 44.2
Average Family Size 2.85
White 1,134 98%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 5 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.7%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 7 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Cherryfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,141
Growth -16
Growth % -1.4%

Cherryfield Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 28.8%
English 24.3%
Irish 8.2%
French (except Basque) 7.4%
German 7.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.7%
Scottish 3.9%
Italian 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Swedish 1.8%
Polish 1.5%
Canadian 1.4%
French Canadian 1.1%
Danish 0.7%
European 0.7%
British 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.4%
Celtic 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Dutch 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cherryfield 1,157 $31,016
Addison 1,209 $30,000
Columbia 459 $31,818
Columbia Falls 599 $40,208
Harrington 882 $29,211
Milbridge 1,279 $27,120
Steuben 1,126 $28,400

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Cherryfield Public Library
Cherryfield, Maine
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