Weston, Maine

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Weston, Maine
Town
Weston, Maine is located in Maine
Weston, Maine
Weston, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 45°44′17″N 67°52′17″W / 45.73806°N 67.87139°W / 45.73806; -67.87139
Country United States
State Maine
County Aroostook
Area[1]
 • Total 40.55 sq mi (105.02 km2)
 • Land 30.61 sq mi (79.28 km2)
 • Water 9.94 sq mi (25.74 km2)
Elevation 509 ft (155 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 228
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 225
 • Density 7.4/sq mi (2.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-83785
GNIS feature ID 0582808

Weston is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 228 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 40.55 square miles (105.02 km2), of which 30.61 square miles (79.28 km2) is land and 9.94 square miles (25.74 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 228 people, 112 households, and 68 families residing in the town. The population density was 7.4 inhabitants per square mile (2.9 /km2). There were 369 housing units at an average density of 12.1 per square mile (4.7 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.2% White, 0.4% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.9% Asian, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 112 households of which 14.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.3% were non-families. 33.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.56.

The median age in the town was 51.6 years. 12.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.6% were from 25 to 44; 39.5% were from 45 to 64; and 25.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 54.4% male and 45.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 203 people, 89 households, and 63 families residing in the town. The population density was 6.7 people per square mile (2.6/km²). There were 311 housing units at an average density of 10.2 per square mile (3.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.52% White, 0.49% African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.49% from other races.

There were 89 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.60.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 32.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 116.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $21,429, and the median income for a family was $25,000. Males had a median income of $24,583 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,493. About 29.7% of families and 34.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 50.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 25.0% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 45°43′59″N 67°52′41″W / 45.73306°N 67.87806°W / 45.73306; -67.87806