# Bancroft, Maine

**Bancroft** is a town located in

Aroostook County, Maine. As of the

2000 census, the town had a total population of 61.

## Geography

\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 105.0

km² (40.5

mi²). 103.5 km² (40.0 mi²) of it is land and 1.5 km² (0.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.38% water.

## Demographics

\nAs of the census of

2000, there are 61 people, 24 households, and 16 families residing in the town. The

population density is 0.6/km² (1.5/mi²). There are 82 housing units at an average density of 0.8/km² (2.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 100.00% White, 0.00%

African American, 0.00%

Native American, 0.00%

Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.00% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are

Hispanic or

Latino of any race.
There are 24 households out of which 29.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% are married couples living together, 12.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% are non-families. 33.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.54 and the average family size is 3.25.
In the town the population is spread out with 37.7% under the age of 18, 0.0% from 18 to 24, 24.6% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 100.0 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $16,250, and the median income for a family is $21,250. Males have a median income of $17,500 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the town is $9,760. 17.5% of the population and 8.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 33.3% are under the age of 18 and 0.0% are 65 or older.