The church in Milbridge center
|• Total||72.97 sq mi (188.99 km2)|
|• Land||24.25 sq mi (62.81 km2)|
|• Water||48.72 sq mi (126.18 km2)|
|Elevation||36 ft (11 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||1,342|
|• Density||55.8/sq mi (21.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0582594|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 72.97 square miles (188.99 km2), of which, 24.25 square miles (62.81 km2) of it is land and 48.72 square miles (126.18 km2) is water. 1,277
Number of Households: 864
Elevation: 20 Feet
Telephone Area Code: 207
ZIP Code: 04658
|Source:"Maine State Planning Office". United States Census Bureau.|
economy: the economy of milbridge,me is made up of people that are involved with agriculture, commercial fishing, retail and tourism
public transportation: public transportation for milbridge is provided by west transportation of steuben maine and Washington hancock community agency of ellsworth me and machias me
attractions: close to bar harbor maine, acadia national park and also received a sculpture from the schoodic international sculpture symposium that was installed near the public library. also has a great public library and public bicycle, atv trails
As of 2000 the median income for a household in the town was $22,371, and the median income for a family was $27,120. Males had a median income of $25,850 versus $17,356 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,996. About 14.9% of families and 20.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.6% of those under age 18 and 23.0% of those age 65 or over.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,353 people, 612 households, and 345 families residing in the town. The population density was 55.8 inhabitants per square mile (21.5/km2). There were 1,009 housing units at an average density of 41.6 per square mile (16.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.1% White, 0.2% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 2.8% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.2% of the population.
There were 612 households of which 23.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.4% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.6% were non-families. 37.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.79.
The median age in the town was 47.3 years. 19.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 23.8% were 63 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
- Katie Aselton, director and actress (The Puffy Chair filmed in Milbridge)
- Gene Carter, federal judge
- Theodore Enslin, poet
- Sue Hubbell, author[verification needed]
- David J. Kennedy, Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives (1963-1964) and (1967-1972)
- "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16.
- "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
- Anstead, Alicia (9/11/1998). "A Country Hubbell". Bangor Daily News. Check date values in:
- Town of Milbridge Official Site
- Varney, George J. (1886), Gazetteer of the state of Maine. Millbridge, Boston: Russell