Willimantic, Maine

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Willimantic, Maine
Town
Location in Piscataquis County and the state of Maine.
Location in Piscataquis County and the state of Maine.
Coordinates: 45°18′11″N 69°22′47″W / 45.30306°N 69.37972°W / 45.30306; -69.37972
Country United States
State Maine
County Piscataquis
Area[1]
 • Total 47.91 sq mi (124.09 km2)
 • Land 43.18 sq mi (111.84 km2)
 • Water 4.73 sq mi (12.25 km2)
Elevation 367 ft (112 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 150
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 147
 • Density 3.5/sq mi (1.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-85710
GNIS feature ID 0582815

Willimantic is a town in Piscataquis County, Maine, United States. The population was 150 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 47.91 square miles (124.09 km2), of which, 43.18 square miles (111.84 km2) of it is land and 4.73 square miles (12.25 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 267
1890 446
1900 419 −6.1%
1910 271 −35.3%
1920 196 −27.7%
1930 173 −11.7%
1940 188 8.7%
1950 189 0.5%
1960 137 −27.5%
1970 126 −8.0%
1980 164 30.2%
1990 170 3.7%
2000 135 −20.6%
2010 150 11.1%
Est. 2014 144 [4] −4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 150 people, 69 households, and 43 families residing in the town. The population density was 3.5 inhabitants per square mile (1.4/km2). There were 298 housing units at an average density of 6.9 per square mile (2.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.0% White, 1.3% Native American, and 0.7% from two or more races.

There were 69 households of which 15.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.1% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.7% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.72.

The median age in the town was 52 years. 17.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 12.7% were from 25 to 44; 42.7% were from 45 to 64; and 22.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 135 people, 55 households, and 39 families residing in the town. The population density was 3.1 people per square mile (1.2/km²). There were 225 housing units at an average density of 5.2 per square mile (2.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.11% White, 3.70% Native American, 1.48% from other races, and 3.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.48% of the population.

There were 55 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 21.8% 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 2.45 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 21.5% from 25 to 44, 32.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 117.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $29,375. Males had a median income of $40,000 versus $33,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,206. There were 20.0% of families and 26.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 39.3% of under eighteens and 57.1% of those over 64.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 45°18′24″N 69°24′30″W / 45.30667°N 69.40833°W / 45.30667; -69.40833