Montville, Maine

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Montville, Maine
Town
Motto: "The Way Life Is"[1]
Location of Montville (in yellow) in Waldo County and the state of Maine
Location of Montville (in yellow) in Waldo County and the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°25′48″N 69°17′6″W / 44.43000°N 69.28500°W / 44.43000; -69.28500Coordinates: 44°25′48″N 69°17′6″W / 44.43000°N 69.28500°W / 44.43000; -69.28500
Country United States
State Maine
County Waldo
Area[2]
 • Total 43.14 sq mi (111.73 km2)
 • Land 42.66 sq mi (110.49 km2)
 • Water 0.48 sq mi (1.24 km2)
Elevation 469 ft (143 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,032
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,034
 • Density 24.2/sq mi (9.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04941
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-46790
GNIS feature ID 0582605
Website Town of Montville, Maine

Montville is a town in Waldo County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,032 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Montville was incorporated on February 18, 1807,[5] and was named for the French word for "mountain town".[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 43.14 square miles (111.73 km2), of which, 42.66 square miles (110.49 km2) of it is land and 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,032 people, 433 households, and 294 families residing in the town. The population density was 24.2 inhabitants per square mile (9.3 /km2). There were 553 housing units at an average density of 13.0 per square mile (5.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.1% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 433 households of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.1% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the town was 43.6 years. 22.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.1% were from 25 to 44; 32.8% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 1,002 people, 391 households, and 279 families residing in the town. The population density was 23.5 people per square mile (9.1/km²). There were 483 housing units at an average density of 11.3 per square mile (4.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.00% White, 0.10% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.90% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.

There were 391 households out of which 35.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.1% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 102.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,434, and the median income for a family was $37,917. Males had a median income of $25,391 versus $23,583 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,112. About 9.9% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.0% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those age 65 or over.

Historic Sites in Montville[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Town of Montville, Maine". Town of Montville, Maine. Retrieved August 26, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  5. ^ "Montville, Maine". City-Data.com. Retrieved August 26, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Profile for Montville, Maine, ME". ePodunk. Retrieved August 26, 2012. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ "Knowlton, Ebenezer, (1815 - 1874)". Biographical Directory of the United StatesCongress. Retrieved August 26, 2012. 

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