Dixfield (CDP), Maine

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Dixfield, Maine
CDP
Dixfield ME 1.JPG
Dixfield, Maine is located in Maine
Dixfield, Maine
Dixfield, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°32′13″N 70°27′11″W / 44.53694°N 70.45306°W / 44.53694; -70.45306Coordinates: 44°32′13″N 70°27′11″W / 44.53694°N 70.45306°W / 44.53694; -70.45306
Country United States
State Maine
County Oxford
Area
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 436 ft (133 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,137
 • Density 1,353.2/sq mi (522.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04224
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-17705
GNIS feature ID 0565133

Dixfield is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Dixfield in Oxford County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,137 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Dixfield is located at 44°32′13″N 70°27′10″W / 44.53694°N 70.45278°W / 44.53694; -70.45278 (44.537056, -70.453032).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.2 km²), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,137 people, 490 households, and 321 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,353.2 people per square mile (522.6/km²). There were 540 housing units at an average density of 642.7/sq mi (248.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.24% White, 0.44% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.26% of the population.

There were 490 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 29.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 85.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $36,629, and the median income for a family was $44,792. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $25,208 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,304. About 5.1% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.8% of those under age 18 and 14.4% of those age 65 or over.


Dixfield town hall and post office

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.