is a town located in Washington County, Maine
. As of the 2000
census, the town had a total population of 1,279.
Geography\nAccording to the United States Census Bureau
, the town has a total area of 148.7 km²
). 62.5 km² (24.1 mi²) of it is land and 86.2 km² (33.3 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 57.96% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,279 people, 549 households, and 360 families residing in the town. The population density
is 20.5/km² (53.0/mi²). There are 866 housing units at an average density of 13.9/km² (35.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 92.18% White, 0.00% African American
, 0.31% Native American
, 0.16% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 6.57% from other races, and 0.78% from two or more races. 6.57% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 549 households out of which 21.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% are married couples living together, 8.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% are non-families. 29.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.23 and the average family size is 2.67.
In the town the population is spread out with 18.5% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 24.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 45 years. For every 100 females there are 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $22,371, and the median income for a family is $27,120. Males have a median income of $25,850 versus $17,356 for females. The per capita income for the town is $11,996. 20.7% of the population and 14.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 24.6% are under the age of 18 and 23.0% are 65 or older.