Wade, Maine

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Wade, Maine
Town
Wade, Maine is located in Maine
Wade, Maine
Wade, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 46°47′3″N 68°13′35″W / 46.78417°N 68.22639°W / 46.78417; -68.22639Coordinates: 46°47′3″N 68°13′35″W / 46.78417°N 68.22639°W / 46.78417; -68.22639
Country United States
State Maine
County Aroostook
Area[1]
 • Total 36.37 sq mi (94.20 km2)
 • Land 36.11 sq mi (93.52 km2)
 • Water 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
Elevation 840 ft (256 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 283
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 279
 • Density 7.8/sq mi (3.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-79270
GNIS feature ID 0582783

Wade is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 283 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.37 square miles (94.20 km2), of which 36.11 square miles (93.52 km2) is land and 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 283 people, 112 households, and 76 families residing in the town. The population density was 7.8 inhabitants per square mile (3.0/km2). There were 129 housing units at an average density of 3.6 per square mile (1.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.9% White, 1.4% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 112 households of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.1% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the town was 47.4 years. 17.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.1% were from 25 to 44; 37.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 53.4% male and 46.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 250 people, 97 households, and 68 families residing in the town. The population density was 6.9 people per square mile (2.7/km²). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 3.3 per square mile (1.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.20% White, 0.40% African American, and 0.40% from two or more races.

There were 97 households out of which 30.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 30.8% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 117.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,375, and the median income for a family was $38,125. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,501. About 6.2% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 14.3% of those sixty five or over.

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