Easton, Maine

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Easton is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,249 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.0 square miles (100.9 km²), of which, 38.7 square miles (100.3 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (0.56%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,249 people, 524 households, and 355 families residing in the town. The population density was 32.2 people per square mile (12.4/km²). There were 566 housing units at an average density of 14.6/sq mi (5.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.28% White, 0.32% African American, 1.68% Native American, 0.32% Asian, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 524 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.5% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $29,922, and the median income for a family was $36,500. Males had a median income of $27,917 versus $20,735 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,227. About 7.4% of families and 12.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.8% of those under the age of 18 and 13.5% of those 65 and older.

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