Charlotte, Maine

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Charlotte, Maine
Town
Charlotte, Maine is located in Maine
Charlotte, Maine
Charlotte, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 45°0′46″N 67°15′18″W / 45.01278°N 67.25500°W / 45.01278; -67.25500
Country United States
State Maine
County Washington
Area[1]
 • Total 33.75 sq mi (87.41 km2)
 • Land 30.99 sq mi (80.26 km2)
 • Water 2.76 sq mi (7.15 km2)
Elevation 98 ft (30 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 332
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 327
 • Density 10.7/sq mi (4.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04666
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-12175
GNIS feature ID 0582405

Charlotte is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The town was named for the wife of legislator William Vance.[4] The population was 332 at the 2010 census.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 33.75 square miles (87.41 km2), of which, 30.99 square miles (80.26 km2) of it is land and 2.76 square miles (7.15 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1830 557
1840 666 19.6%
1850 718 7.8%
1860 611 −14.9%
1870 467 −23.6%
1880 489 4.7%
1890 381 −22.1%
1900 315 −17.3%
1910 290 −7.9%
1920 289 −0.3%
1930 250 −13.5%
1940 292 16.8%
1950 252 −13.7%
1960 260 3.2%
1970 199 −23.5%
1980 300 50.8%
1990 271 −9.7%
2000 324 19.6%
2010 332 2.5%
Est. 2014 320 [6] −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 332 people, 148 households, and 92 families residing in the town. The population density was 10.7 inhabitants per square mile (4.1/km2). There were 256 housing units at an average density of 8.3 per square mile (3.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.0% White, 3.0% Native American, and 3.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.

There were 148 households of which 23.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.8% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% 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 2.79.

The median age in the town was 50 years. 21.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.5% were from 25 to 44; 37.8% were from 45 to 64; and 16.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 324 people, 134 households, and 97 families residing in the town. The population density was 10.4 people per square mile (4.0/km²). There were 249 housing units at an average density of 8.0 per square mile (3.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.69% White, and 0.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.

There were 134 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,391, and the median income for a family was $32,411. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $20,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,283. About 9.3% of families and 12.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  4. ^ "Profile for Charlotte, Maine". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-05-08. 
  5. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Charlotte town, Washington County, Maine". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved July 19, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 45°01′16″N 67°14′43″W / 45.02111°N 67.24528°W / 45.02111; -67.24528