Cooper, Maine

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Cooper, Maine
Town
Cooper, Maine is located in Maine
Cooper, Maine
Cooper, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°58′34″N 67°26′1″W / 44.97611°N 67.43361°W / 44.97611; -67.43361
Country United States
State Maine
County Washington
Area[1]
 • Total 32.57 sq mi (84.36 km2)
 • Land 30.71 sq mi (79.54 km2)
 • Water 1.86 sq mi (4.82 km2)
Elevation 377 ft (115 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 154
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 152
 • Density 5.0/sq mi (1.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04657
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-14100
GNIS feature ID 0582417

Cooper is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The community was named after General John Cooper, a landowner.[4] The population was 154 at the 2010 census.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 32.57 square miles (84.36 km2), of which, 30.71 square miles (79.54 km2) of it is land and 1.86 square miles (4.82 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1830 396
1840 657 65.9%
1850 562 −14.5%
1860 468 −16.7%
1870 360 −23.1%
1880 346 −3.9%
1890 264 −23.7%
1900 207 −21.6%
1910 190 −8.2%
1920 197 3.7%
1930 153 −22.3%
1940 178 16.3%
1950 128 −28.1%
1960 106 −17.2%
1970 88 −17.0%
1980 105 19.3%
1990 124 18.1%
2000 145 16.9%
2010 154 6.2%
Est. 2014 149 [6] −3.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 154 people, 66 households, and 47 families residing in the town. The population density was 5.0 inhabitants per square mile (1.9/km2). There were 167 housing units at an average density of 5.4 per square mile (2.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.1% White, 0.6% African American, and 1.3% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 66 households of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.8% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.70.

The median age in the town was 51.6 years. 16.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.8% were from 25 to 44; 40.3% were from 45 to 64; and 20.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 145 people, 56 households, and 42 families residing in the town. The population density was 4.7 people per square mile (1.8/km²). There were 160 housing units at an average density of 5.1 per square mile (2.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.55% White, 1.38% African American, 0.69% Asian, and 1.38% from two or more races.

There were 56 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.8% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $41,042. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $30,417 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,353. There were 5.4% of families and 8.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 9.5% of those over 64.

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 Cooper, Maine". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-05-08. 
  5. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Cooper town, Washington County, Maine". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved July 20, 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 12, 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: 44°57′34″N 67°26′23″W / 44.95944°N 67.43972°W / 44.95944; -67.43972