Winn, Maine

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Winn, Maine
Town
Winn, Maine is located in Maine
Winn, Maine
Winn, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 45°28′56″N 68°20′32″W / 45.48222°N 68.34222°W / 45.48222; -68.34222
Country United States
State Maine
County Penobscot
Area[1]
 • Total 43.84 sq mi (113.55 km2)
 • Land 43.70 sq mi (113.18 km2)
 • Water 0.14 sq mi (0.36 km2)
Elevation 292 ft (89 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 407
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 401
 • Density 9.3/sq mi (3.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04495
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-86305
GNIS feature ID 0582819

Winn is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States, on the east bank of the Penobscot River. The town was named for John M. Winn, an early landholder.[4] The population was 407 at the 2010 census.[5]

History[edit]

Henry Poor & Son, a large leather firm in Boston, owned a tannery in Winn which burned in 1892, bankrupting the company.[6]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 43.84 square miles (113.55 km2), of which, 43.70 square miles (113.18 km2) of it is land and 0.14 square miles (0.36 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1830 43
1860 853
1870 714 −16.3%
1880 898 25.8%
1890 936 4.2%
1900 688 −26.5%
1910 655 −4.8%
1920 638 −2.6%
1930 560 −12.2%
1940 585 4.5%
1950 497 −15.0%
1960 526 5.8%
1970 516 −1.9%
1980 503 −2.5%
1990 479 −4.8%
2000 420 −12.3%
2010 407 −3.1%
Est. 2014 405 [7] −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 407 people, 175 households, and 122 families residing in the town. The population density was 9.3 inhabitants per square mile (3.6/km2). There were 210 housing units at an average density of 4.8 per square mile (1.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.3% White, 0.2% African American, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 175 households of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.3% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% 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 2.67.

The median age in the town was 46.4 years. 19.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.8% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 19.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 420 people, 170 households, and 133 families residing in the town. The population density was 9.5 people per square mile (3.7/km²). There were 193 housing units at an average density of 4.4 per square mile (1.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.81% White, 0.24% Native American, 0.48% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.71% of the population.

There were 170 households out of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.1% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.2% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.7% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 102.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,409, and the median income for a family was $33,393. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,792. About 12.3% of families and 12.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.6% of those under age 18 and 15.1% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 45°29′08″N 68°22′20″W / 45.48556°N 68.37222°W / 45.48556; -68.37222