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East Central Washington, Maine

East Central Washington is an unorganized territory located in Washington County, Maine. As of the 2000 census, the unorganized territory had a total population of 768.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the unorganized territory has a total area of 654.2 km² (252.6 mi²). 538.7 km² (208.0 mi²) of it is land and 115.5 km² (44.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 17.66% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 768 people, 315 households, and 219 families residing in the unorganized territory. The population density is 1.4/km² (3.7/mi²). There are 609 housing units at an average density of 1.1/km² (2.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the unorganized territory is 97.01% White, 0.13% African American, 1.43% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. 0.78% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 315 households out of which 31.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% are married couples living together, 9.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% are non-families. 22.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.87. In the unorganized territory the population is spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.3 males. The median income for a household in the unorganized territory is $25,125, and the median income for a family is $27,500. Males have a median income of $28,571 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the unorganized territory is $12,882. 19.0% of the population and 13.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 18.8% are under the age of 18 and 16.2% are 65 or older.