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Lowell, Maine

Lowell, Maine
Town
Lowell, Maine is located in Maine
Lowell, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Maine
County Penobscot
Area[1]
 • Total 40.23 sq mi (104.20 km2)
 • Land 38.29 sq mi (99.17 km2)
 • Water 1.94 sq mi (5.02 km2)
Elevation 518 ft (158 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 358
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 361
 • Density 9.3/sq mi (3.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04493
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-41435
GNIS feature ID 0582569

Lowell is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 358 at the 2010 census.[4]

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • References 4

History

The town was named for Lowell Hayden, the first white child born there.[5]

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 40.23 square miles (104.20 km2), of which, 38.29 square miles (99.17 km2) of it is land and 1.94 square miles (5.02 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 358 people, 154 households, and 117 families residing in the town. The population density was 9.3 inhabitants per square mile (3.6/km2). There were 315 housing units at an average density of 8.2 per square mile (3.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.2% White, 0.8% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 154 households of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.0% were non-families. 16.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.54.

The median age in the town was 51.5 years. 14.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19% were from 25 to 44; 40.5% were from 45 to 64; and 21.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.

2000 census

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 291 people, 120 households, and 90 families residing in the town. The population density was 7.6 people per square mile (2.9/km²). There were 234 housing units at an average density of 6.1 per square mile (2.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.97% White, 0.69% Asian, and 0.34% from two or more races.

There were 120 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 21.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the town the population was spread out with 19.9% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 30.9% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 117.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,500, and the median income for a family was $45,750. Males had a median income of $35,714 versus $19,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,137. About 9.9% of families and 15.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ "Population Estimates".  
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lowell town, Penobscot County, Maine". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 20, 2012. 
  5. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 191. 
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "American FactFinder".  

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