Holden, Maine

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Holden, Maine
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
 • 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 Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
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]


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]


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.


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