Bucksport (CDP), Maine

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Bucksport, Maine
CDP
Bucksport, Maine is located in Maine
Bucksport, Maine
Bucksport, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°34′41″N 68°47′39″W / 44.57806°N 68.79417°W / 44.57806; -68.79417Coordinates: 44°34′41″N 68°47′39″W / 44.57806°N 68.79417°W / 44.57806; -68.79417
Country United States
State Maine
County Hancock
Area
 • Total 14.5 sq mi (37.5 km2)
 • Land 11.4 sq mi (29.5 km2)
 • Water 3.1 sq mi (8.0 km2)
Elevation 56 ft (17 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,970
 • Density 260.8/sq mi (100.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04416
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-08780
GNIS feature ID 0563131

Bucksport is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Bucksport in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The population was 2,970 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Bucksport is located at 44°34′41″N 68°47′39″W / 44.577934°N 68.794173°W / 44.577934; -68.794173 (44.577934, -68.794173).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 14.5 square miles (37.5 km2), of which 11.4 square miles (29.5 km2) is land and 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2) (21.39%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,970 people, 1,296 households, and 804 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 260.8 people per square mile (100.7/km2). There were 1,381 housing units at an average density of 121.3/sq mi (46.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.41% White, 0.03% Black or African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 1.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.14% of the population.

There were 1,296 households out of which 30.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.9% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $34,402, and the median income for a family was $46,435. Males had a median income of $35,739 versus $24,541 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,179. About 11.2% of families and 11.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.8% of those under age 18 and 7.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.