Holden, Maine

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Holden, Maine
Town
Holden, Maine is located in Maine
Holden, Maine
Holden, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°45′40″N 68°40′23″W / 44.76111°N 68.67306°W / 44.76111; -68.67306
Country United States
State Maine
County Penobscot
Government
 • Town Manager Benjamin R.K. Breadmore
Area[1]
 • Total 32.53 sq mi (84.25 km2)
 • Land 31.32 sq mi (81.12 km2)
 • Water 1.21 sq mi (3.13 km2)
Elevation 194 ft (59 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 3,076
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 3,090
 • Density 98.2/sq mi (37.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code 04429
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-33490
GNIS feature ID 0582522
Website www.holdenmaine.com

Holden is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 3,076 at the 2010 census.[4]

Geography[edit]

Hart's Corner, a cemetery, is located in Holden.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 32.53 square miles (84.25 km2), of which, 31.32 square miles (81.12 km2) of it is land and 1.21 square miles (3.13 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860805
1870758−5.8%
1880717−5.4%
1890609−15.1%
1900602−1.1%
19106091.2%
1920549−9.9%
1930543−1.1%
194068025.2%
195075410.9%
19601,37582.4%
19701,84133.9%
19802,55438.7%
19902,95215.6%
20002,827−4.2%
20103,0768.8%
Est. 20143,090[5]0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the town was $51,394, and the median income for a family was $62,208. Males had a median income of $39,427 versus $26,410 for females. The per capita income for the town was $25,047. About 4.4% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.0% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 3,076 people, 1,298 households, and 920 families residing in the town. The population density was 98.2 inhabitants per square mile (37.9/km2). There were 1,480 housing units at an average density of 47.3 per square mile (18.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.1% White, 0.5% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 0.3% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 1,298 households of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.1% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.79.

The median age in the town was 46.4 years. 19.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 38.1% were from 45 to 64; and 14.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.3% male and 50.7% female. In July 2015, former Maine State Representative Chris Greeley was named Chief of the Holden Police Department.

Schools[edit]

Holden is part of Maine School Administrative District 63, which also includes Clifton and Eddington. Holden Elementary School and Holbrook Middle School are the two schools that students attend in the area.[7] After graduation from middle school, students can choose which of the local high schools they will attend.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 17, 2013. Retrieved July 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Holden town, Penobscot County, Maine". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 19, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Regional School Unit #63", Retrieved April 29, 2017

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°45′10″N 68°40′44″W / 44.75278°N 68.67889°W / 44.75278; -68.67889