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Industry, Maine

Industry, Maine
Town
Industry, Maine is located in Maine
Industry, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Maine
County Franklin
Area[1]
 • Total 30.98 sq mi (80.24 km2)
 • Land 29.75 sq mi (77.05 km2)
 • Water 1.23 sq mi (3.19 km2)
Elevation 820 ft (250 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 929
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 923
 • Density 31.2/sq mi (12.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04938
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-34820
GNIS feature ID 0582528
Industry

is a town in Franklin County, Maine, United States. The population was 929 at the 2010 census. It was named from the industrious habits of its citizens.[4]

The former Crystal Lake Grange at Clearwater lake, which was torn down. photo taken 4/20/2002

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
    • 2010 census 2.1
    • 2000 census 2.2
  • References 3
  • Further reading 4

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 30.98 square miles (80.24 km2), of which, 29.75 square miles (77.05 km2) of it is land and 1.23 square miles (3.19 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 929 people, 376 households, and 264 families residing in the town. The population density was 31.2 inhabitants per square mile (12.0/km2). There were 625 housing units at an average density of 21.0 per square mile (8.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.2% White, 0.1% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 376 households of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.2% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.8% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% 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 2.93.

The median age in the town was 44.1 years. 24.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.8% were from 25 to 44; 33.3% were from 45 to 64; and 15.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.

2000 census

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 790 people, 306 households, and 219 families residing in the town. The population density was 26.4 people per square mile (10.2/km²). There were 487 housing units at an average density of 16.2 per square mile (6.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.35% White, 0.63% African American, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 306 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 101.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,292, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $18,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,403. About 13.1% of families and 18.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.6% of those under age 18 and 18.0% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 165. 
  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. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder".  

Further reading

  • A History of the Town of Industry: Franklin County, Maine. By William Collins Hatch. Published 1893.
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