The population density was 26.5 people per square mile (10.2/km).
The racial makeup of the town was 98.01% White, 0.09% African American, 0.69% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races.
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County: Washington County State: Maine Country: United States Latitude: 44.6072991 Longitude: -67.9258366 Time zone: US/Eastern Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours The current time and date in Cherryfield is AM on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.
Roughly 75 acres on both sides of the river are a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places known as the Cherryfield Historic District.
For more information about the town of Cherryfield, visit the Cherryfield Historical Society’s web site.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,157 people, 493 households, and 317 families residing in the town.In the town, the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in the town was ,486, and the median income for a family was ,016.Males had a median income of ,058 versus ,000 for females. About 15.8% of families and 21.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.6% of those under age 18 and 27.5% of those age 65 or over.This district comprises a collection of period structures dating from c.1750-1890.The town was first settled about 1760, and was originally part of the town of Steuben.