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Roque Bluffs, Maine

Roque Bluffs is a town located in Washington County, Maine. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 264.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 50.6 km² (19.5 mi²). 27.6 km² (10.6 mi²) of it is land and 23.0 km² (8.9 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 45.45% water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 264 people, 118 households, and 82 families residing in the town. The population density is 9.6/km² (24.8/mi²). There are 226 housing units at an average density of 8.2/km² (21.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 99.24% White, 0.38% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.38% from two or more races. 0.00% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 118 households out of which 18.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% are married couples living together, 6.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% are non-families. 22.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.24 and the average family size is 2.58. In the town the population is spread out with 14.8% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 46 years. For every 100 females there are 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.1 males. The median income for a household in the town is $21,500, and the median income for a family is $29,286. Males have a median income of $31,250 versus $25,417 for females. The per capita income for the town is $15,610. 27.2% of the population and 27.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 0.0% are under the age of 18 and 21.8% are 65 or older.