Milbridge, Maine

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Milbridge, Maine
Town
The church in Milbridge center
The church in Milbridge center
Milbridge, Maine is located in Maine
Milbridge, Maine
Milbridge, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°31′36″N 67°52′16″W / 44.52667°N 67.87111°W / 44.52667; -67.87111
Country United States
State Maine
County Washington
Area[1]
 • 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)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,353
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,342
 • Density 55.8/sq mi (21.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04658
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-45600
GNIS feature ID 0582594

Milbridge is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States at the mouth of the Narraguagus River. The population was 1,353 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

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] 1,277

Number of Households: 864

Elevation: 20 Feet

County: Washington

Region: New-England-Northeast

Telephone Area Code: 207

ZIP Code: 04658

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1850 1,170 —    
1860 1,282 +9.6%
1870 1,558 +21.5%
1880 1,752 +12.5%
1890 1,963 +12.0%
1900 1,921 −2.1%
1910 1,550 −19.3%
1920 1,196 −22.8%
1930 1,213 +1.4%
1940 1,318 +8.7%
1950 1,199 −9.0%
1960 1,101 −8.2%
1970 1,154 +4.8%
1980 1,306 +13.2%
1990 1,305 −0.1%
2000 1,279 −2.0%
2010 1,353 +5.8%
Source:"Maine State Planning Office". United States Census Bureau. 

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.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] 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 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  4. ^ http://geraldpeary.com/interviews/def/duplass.html
  5. ^ Anstead, Alicia (9/11/1998). "A Country Hubbell". Bangor Daily News. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°32′07″N 67°52′51″W / 44.53528°N 67.88083°W / 44.53528; -67.88083