Topsfield, Maine

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Topsfield, Maine
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Topsfield, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 45°25′35″N67°45′36″W / 45.42639°N 67.76000°W / 45.42639; -67.76000
Country United States
State Maine
County Washington
Area
[1]
  Total55.32 sq mi (143.28 km2)
  Land50.09 sq mi (129.73 km2)
  Water5.23 sq mi (13.55 km2)
Elevation
430 ft (131 m)
Population
 (2010) [2]
  Total237
  Estimate 
(2012 [3] )
234
  Density4.7/sq mi (1.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04490
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-76895
GNIS feature ID0582765

Topsfield is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The population was 237 at the 2010 census. [4]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 55.32 square miles (143.28 km2), of which, 50.09 square miles (129.73 km2) of it is land and 5.23 square miles (13.55 km2) is water. [1]

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Topsfield has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps. [5]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
1840 188
1850 26842.6%
1860 44465.7%
1870 4634.3%
1880 440−5.0%
1890 375−14.8%
1900 282−24.8%
1910 259−8.2%
1920 2725.0%
1930 224−17.6%
1940 221−1.3%
1950 2314.5%
1970 177
1980 24035.6%
1990 235−2.1%
2000 225−4.3%
2010 2375.3%
Est. 2014229 [6] −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census [7]

2010 census

As of the census [2] of 2010, there were 237 people, 95 households, and 74 families living in the town. The population density was 4.7 inhabitants per square mile (1.8/km2). There were 195 housing units at an average density of 3.9 per square mile (1.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.2% White, 0.4% Native American, and 0.4% from other races.

There were 95 households, of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.3% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.1% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the town was 49.3 years. 21.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.9% were from 25 to 44; 36.6% were from 45 to 64; and 18.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 53.6% male and 46.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census [8] of 2000, there were 225 people, 92 households, and 65 families living in the town. The population density was 4.4 people per square mile (1.7/km2). There were 175 housing units at an average density of 3.5 per square mile (1.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.22% White and 1.78% Native American.

There were 92 households, out of which 32.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.1% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.4% 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 2.89.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 25.3% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 28.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $31,875. Males had a median income of $30,833 versus $13,929 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,456. About 10.4% of families and 13.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.5% of those 65 or over.

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References

  1. 1 2 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2012-12-16.
  2. 1 2 "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2012-12-16.
  3. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-06-11. Retrieved 2013-07-06.
  4. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Topsfield town, Washington County, Maine". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved July 20, 2012.
  5. Climate Summary for Topsfield, Maine
  6. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Archived from the original on May 23, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  8. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau . Retrieved 2008-01-31.

Coordinates: 45°25′08″N67°44′08″W / 45.41889°N 67.73556°W / 45.41889; -67.73556