Sullivan, Maine

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Sullivan is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,185 at the 2000 census. The town was named for Daniel Sullivan, an early settler.[1]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 29.6 square miles (76.6 km²), of which, 26.6 square miles (68.8 km²) of it is land and 3.0 square miles (7.7 km²) of it (10.11%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,185 people, 480 households, and 327 families residing in the town. The population density was 44.6 people per square mile (17.2/km²). There were 709 housing units at an average density of 26.7/sq mi (10.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.40% White, 0.34% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.25% of the population.

There were 480 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.7% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,509, and the median income for a family was $34,113. Males had a median income of $25,370 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,814. About 8.0% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.4% of those under age 18 and 16.8% of those age 65 or over.


The Town of Sullivan offices are located on US Highway 1.



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