Abbot, Maine

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Abbot is a town in Piscataquis County, Maine, United States. The population was 630 at the 2000 census. It was named for the treasurer of Bowdoin College, John Abbot.[1]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92.0 km²), of which, 34.7 square miles (90.0 km²) of it is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²) of it (2.25%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 630 people, 272 households, and 196 families residing in the town. The population density was 18.1 people per square mile (7.0/km²). There were 461 housing units at an average density of 13.3/sq mi (5.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.25% White, 0.16% African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 0.48% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races.

There were 272 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.9% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.68.

In the town the population was spread 19.5% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 32.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,229, and the median income for a family was $36,827. Males had a median income of $29,000 versus $22,955 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,001. About 6.4% of families and 10.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.8% of those under age 18 and 20.5% of those age 65 or over.

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Abbot | Atkinson | Beaver Cove | Bowerbank | Brownville | Dover-Foxcroft | Greenville | Guilford | Medford | Milo | Monson | Parkman | Sangerville | Sebec | Shirley | Wellington | Willimantic

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