Harmony, Maine

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Harmony is a town in Somerset County, Maine, United States. The population was 954 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 40.5 square miles (104.9 km²), of which, 38.8 square miles (100.5 km²) of it is land and 1.7 square miles (4.4 km²) of it (4.17%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 954 people, 388 households, and 301 families residing in the town. The population density was 24.6 people per square mile (9.5/km²). There were 522 housing units at an average density of 13.5/sq mi (5.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.59% White, 0.94% Native American, 0.42% Asian, 0.21% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races.

There were 388 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,843, and the median income for a family was $26,131. Males had a median income of $23,036 versus $18,056 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,360. About 16.1% of families and 20.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.1% of those under age 18 and 14.4% of those age 65 or over.

Popular culture

Location filming for the 1990 movie Graveyard Shift, based on a novel by Stephen King, took place in Harmony.[2]

References

External links

The Patriarch's Club (a local non-profit club) sponsors a Labor Day Fair.

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