|• Total||50.64 sq mi (131.16 km2)|
|• Land||49.88 sq mi (129.19 km2)|
|• Water||0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)|
|Elevation||226 ft (69 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||97|
|• Density||2.0/sq mi (0.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0582800|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 50.64 square miles (131.16 km2), of which, 49.88 square miles (129.19 km2) of it is land and 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2) is water.
This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Wesley has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.
As of the census of 2010, there were 98 people, 50 households, and 31 families residing in the town. The population density was 2.0 inhabitants per square mile (0.8 /km2). There were 202 housing units at an average density of 4.0 per square mile (1.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.9% White, 1.0% Asian, and 2.0% from two or more races.
There were 50 households of which 14.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.96 and the average family size was 2.29.
The median age in the town was 54.5 years. 10.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.2% were from 25 to 44; 38.8% were from 45 to 64; and 31.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 53.1% male and 46.9% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 114 people, 51 households, and 34 families residing in the town. The population density was 2.3 people per square mile (0.9/km²). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 3.0 per square mile (1.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.37% White, 1.75% Native American, and 0.88% from two or more races.
There were 51 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 27.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.74.
In the town the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 2.6% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $21,667, and the median income for a family was $20,833. Males had a median income of $21,750 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,314. There were 34.4% of families and 38.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 46.7% of under eighteens and 23.5% of those over 64.
- "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16.
- "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
- "Profile for Wesley, Maine". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-05-08.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Wesley town, Washington County, Maine". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 20, 2012.
- Climate Summary for Wesley, Maine
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.