Northwest Aroostook, Maine

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Location of Northwest Aroostook, Maine

Northwest Aroostook is an unorganized territory in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 10 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the unorganized territory has a total area of 2,669.2 square miles (6,913.2 km2), of which 2,629.4 square miles (6,810.1 km2) is land and 39.8 square miles (103.2 km2), or 1.49%, is water.[1]

There are 70 townships within the unorganized territory plus part of one that is shared with Square Lake. The northernmost point of Maine, Big Twenty Township is located in Northwest Aroostook.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 27 people, 12 households, and 5 families residing in the unorganized territory. The population density was 0.0 people per square mile (0.0/km²). There were 313 housing units at an average density of 0.1/sq mi (0.0/km²). The racial makeup of the unorganized territory was 96.30% White, and 3.70% Black or African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.70% of the population.

There were 12 households out of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, and 58.3% were non-families. 50.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.92 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the unorganized territory the population was spread out with 7.4% under the age of 18, 40.7% from 25 to 44, 14.8% from 45 to 64, and 37.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 200.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 212.5 males.

The median income for a household in the unorganized territory was $22,250, and the median income for a family was $21,750. Males had a median income of $13,750 versus $27,083 for females. The per capita income for the unorganized territory was $16,872. None of the population or the families was below the poverty line.

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Coordinates: 46°50′56″N 69°11′54″W / 46.84889°N 69.19833°W / 46.84889; -69.19833