Aurora, Maine

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Aurora is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The town was named for the goddess of dawn.[1] The population was 121 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.8 square miles (100.6 km²), of which, 37.3 square miles (96.6 km²) of it is land and 1.5 square miles (4.0 km²) of it (3.96%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 121 people, 50 households, and 28 families residing in the town. The population density was 3.2 people per square mile (1.3/km²). There were 119 housing units at an average density of 3.2/sq mi (1.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.35% White, 0.83% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races.

There were 50 households out of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.0% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 124.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $27,083. Males had a median income of $36,875 versus $17,083 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,794. There were 22.2% of families and 14.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 14.3% of under eighteens and 8.3% of those over 64.



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