Hersey, Maine

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Hersey, Maine
Town
Location of Hersey, Maine
Location of Hersey, Maine
Coordinates: 46°5′6″N 68°23′0″W / 46.08500°N 68.38333°W / 46.08500; -68.38333
Country United States
State Maine
County Aroostook
Area[1]
 • Total 39.86 sq mi (103.24 km2)
 • Land 39.65 sq mi (102.69 km2)
 • Water 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
Elevation 745 ft (227 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 83
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 82
 • Density 2.1/sq mi (0.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04780
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-32685
GNIS feature ID 1729675

Hersey is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 83 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.86 square miles (103.24 km2), of which 39.65 square miles (102.69 km2) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 83 people, 32 households, and 25 families residing in the town. The population density was 2.1 inhabitants per square mile (0.8 /km2). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 1.5 per square mile (0.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.

There were 32 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 21.9% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the town was 45.3 years. 21.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 32.4% were from 45 to 64; and 18.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 63 people, 28 households, and 19 families residing in the town. The population density was 1.6 people per square mile (0.6/km²). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 1.3 per square mile (0.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.06% White, and 7.94% from two or more races.

There were 28 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.1% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 33.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,500, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $29,688 versus $15,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,425. There were 10.0% of families and 10.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 46°04′24″N 68°26′03″W / 46.07333°N 68.43417°W / 46.07333; -68.43417