is a town located in Washington County, Maine
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 1,209.
Geography\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 251.8 km²
). 109.8 km² (42.4 mi²) of it is land and 142.1 km² (54.8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 56.41% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 1,209 people, 489 households, and 341 families residing in the town. The population density
is 11.0/km² (28.5/mi²). There are 723 housing units at an average density of 6.6/km² (17.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 98.10% White, 0.58% African American
, 0.25% Native American
, 0.25% Asian
, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.66% from two or more races. 0.17% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 489 households out of which 31.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% are married couples living together, 6.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.1% are non-families. 21.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.83.
In the town the population is spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 29.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $26,083, and the median income for a family is $30,000. Males have a median income of $22,432 versus $18,194 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,951. 20.4% of the population and 14.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 27.9% are under the age of 18 and 16.6% are 65 or older.