Northport, Maine

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Northport is a town in Waldo County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,331 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.4 square miles (89.2 km²), of which, 23.7 square miles (61.3 km²) of it is land and 10.8 square miles (27.9 km²) of it (31.30%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,331 people, 566 households, and 369 families residing in the town. The population density was 56.2 people per square mile (21.7/km²). There were 943 housing units at an average density of 39.9/sq mi (15.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.05% White, 0.08% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.45% of the population.

There were 566 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.8% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 31.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $39,435, and the median income for a family was $45,000. Males had a median income of $31,193 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,438. About 6.0% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.0% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.


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