Smyrna, Maine

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Smyrna, Maine
Town
Smyrna, Maine is located in Maine
Smyrna, Maine
Smyrna, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 46°8′10″N 68°5′51″W / 46.13611°N 68.09750°W / 46.13611; -68.09750Coordinates: 46°8′10″N 68°5′51″W / 46.13611°N 68.09750°W / 46.13611; -68.09750
Country  United States
State Flag of Maine.svg Maine
County Aroostook
Area[1]
 • Total 35.20 sq mi (91.17 km2)
 • Land 35.11 sq mi (90.93 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.23 km2)
Elevation 968 ft (295 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 442
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 441
 • Density 12.6/sq mi (4.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-69260
GNIS feature ID 0582727

Smyrna is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 442 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.20 square miles (91.17 km2), of which 35.11 square miles (90.93 km2) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 442 people, 155 households, and 108 families residing in the town. The population density was 12.6 inhabitants per square mile (4.9 /km2). There were 188 housing units at an average density of 5.4 per square mile (2.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.2% White, 1.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 155 households of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.7% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.3% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.40.

The median age in the town was 36.8 years. 29.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.8% were from 25 to 44; 30.6% were from 45 to 64; and 10.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 415 people, 155 households, and 110 families residing in the town. The population density was 11.8 people per square mile (4.6/km²). There were 184 housing units at an average density of 5.2 per square mile (2.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.28% White, 0.24% Native American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.24% from two or more races.

There were 155 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 25.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 93.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,625, and the median income for a family was $27,917. Males had a median income of $23,625 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,751. About 16.4% of families and 20.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.1% of those under age 18 and 26.7% of those age 65 or over.

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