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Kennebunkport (town), Maine

Kennebunkport is a town located in York County, Maine. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 3,720. It is perhaps best known for containing the seaside home of former president George H. W. Bush.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 56.9 km² (22.0 mi²). 53.4 km² (20.6 mi²) of it is land and 3.5 km² (1.4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 6.19% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 3,720 people, 1,615 households, and 1,091 families residing in the town. The population density is 69.7/km² (180.4/mi²). There are 2,555 housing units at an average density of 47.8 persons/km² (123.9 persons/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 98.49% White, 0.22% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. 0.62% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,615 households out of which 24.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% are married couples living together, 6.5% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 32.4% are non-families. 27.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.30 and the average family size is 2.78.

In the town the population is spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 32.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 46 years. For every 100 females there are 88.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 86.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $54,219, and the median income for a family is $66,505. Males have a median income of $43,125 versus $34,028 for females. The per capita income for the town is $36,707. 4.4% of the population and 1.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 4.4% are under the age of 18 and 1.4% are 65 or older.