Beddington, Maine

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Beddington is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The population was 29 at the 2000 census, but this swells to over 300 during the summer months.[citation needed] This is the smallest organized town in Maine.

The rivers and lakes in the town are part of a salmon spawning migratory path. The town is mostly blueberry fields.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.2 square miles (98.8 km²), of which, 34.8 square miles (90.2 km²) of it is land and 3.3 square miles (8.6 km²) of it (8.70%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 29 people, 16 households, and 7 families residing in the town. The population density was 0.8 people per square mile (0.3/km²). There were 253 housing units at an average density of 7.3/sq mi (2.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.55% White, and 3.45% from two or more races.

There were 16 households out of which 6.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, and 56.3% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.81 and the average family size was 2.43.

In the town the population was spread out with 6.9% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 25 to 44, 75.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females there were 141.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 170.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $51,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,180. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.


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