Waite, Maine

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Waite is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The town was named after Benjamin Waite, a lumberman.[2] The population was 105 at the 2000 census.

Waite is a small community served by one combination general store and US Post Office. The town is also home to two logging contractors. Waite shares its zip code, 04492, with the neighboring town of Talmadge.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 43.2 square miles (111.8 km²), of which, 43.1 square miles (111.7 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.14%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 105 people, 49 households, and 32 families residing in the town. The population density was 2.4 people per square mile (0.9/km²). There were 84 housing units at an average density of 1.9/sq mi (0.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 49 households out of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.61.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,417, and the median income for a family was $31,667. Males had a median income of $48,438 versus $37,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,618. There were 15.8% of families and 11.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 10.7% of under eighteens and 19.2% of those over 64.

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Calais | Eastport

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