Great Pond, Maine

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Great Pond, Maine
Town
Great Pond, Maine is located in Maine
Great Pond, Maine
Great Pond, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°57′29″N 68°18′33″W / 44.95806°N 68.30917°W / 44.95806; -68.30917
Country United States
State Maine
County Hancock
Area[1]
 • Total 39.89 sq mi (103.31 km2)
 • Land 37.76 sq mi (97.80 km2)
 • Water 2.13 sq mi (5.52 km2)
Elevation 289 ft (88 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 58
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 58
 • Density 1.5/sq mi (0.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04408
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-28975
GNIS feature ID 0582498

Great Pond is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The population was 58 at the 2010 census.

Gleason Archer, Sr. (1880–1966), the founder and first president of Suffolk University in Boston, was born in Great Pond. He was also the author of many legal textbooks.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.89 square miles (103.31 km2), of which 37.76 square miles (97.80 km2) is land and 2.13 square miles (5.52 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 58 people, 26 households, and 17 families residing in the town. The population density was 1.5 inhabitants per square mile (0.6/km2). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 2.3 per square mile (0.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.6% White, 1.7% Native American, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.9% of the population.

There were 26 households of which 15.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.6% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.59.

The median age in the town was 50.3 years. 13.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.5% were from 25 to 44; 48.3% were from 45 to 64; and 17.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 53.4% male and 46.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 47 people, 19 households, and 14 families residing in the town. The population density was 1.3 people per square mile (0.5/km²). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 1.8 per square mile (0.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 87.23% White, 2.13% African American, 2.13% Asian, and 8.51% from two or more races.

There were 19 households out of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.2% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.8% 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 2.79.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.7% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,083, and the median income for a family was $32,083. Males had a median income of $32,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,207. There were no families and 4.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 40.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 44°56′25″N 68°16′55″W / 44.94028°N 68.28194°W / 44.94028; -68.28194