Prentiss, Maine


Prentiss, Maine

Prentiss is an unorganized territory (township) in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 214 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the unorganized territory has a total area of 38.4 square miles (99.4 km²), of which, 38.3 square miles (99.3 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.10%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 214 people, 82 households, and 61 families residing in the unorganized territory. The population density was 5.6 people per square mile (2.2/km²). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 2.9/sq mi (1.1/km²). The racial makeup of the unorganized territory was 97.66% White, 0.47% Black or African American, 1.40% Native American, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.40% of the population.

There were 82 households out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the unorganized territory the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 122.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.0 males.

The median income for a household in the unorganized territory was $15,938, and the median income for a family was $21,250. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the unorganized territory was $8,809. About 30.0% of families and 32.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 46.2% of those sixty five or over.

References


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Prentiss — ist der Familienname folgender Personen Ann Prentiss (1939–2010), US amerikanische Schauspielerin Benjamin Prentiss (1819–1901), General der Union im Sezessionskrieg Daniel Webster Prentiss (1843–1899), amerikanischer Arzt und Zoologe Elizabeth… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Prentiss — can refer to:People* Benjamin Prentiss, Union general in American civil war * Elizabeth Prentiss, 19th century songwriter, poet, writer * John Holmes Prentiss, New York politician * Samuel Prentiss, Vermont politician * Seargent Smith Prentiss,… …   Wikipedia

  • Maine locations by per capita income — Maine has the thirty fourth highest per capita income in the United States of America. In 2000, the state s average personal per capita income was $19,533.[citation needed] By 2003, that figure had risen to $28,831.[citation needed] Maine… …   Wikipedia

  • Prentiss Mellen — (* 11. Oktober 1764 in Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts; † 31. Dezember 1840 in Portland, Maine) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker (Föderalistische Partei), der den Bundesstaat Massachusetts im US Senat vertrat …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Prentiss Mellen — Infobox Senator name= Prentiss Mellen jr/sr and state= United States Senator from Massachusetts term= 1818 1820 preceded= Eli P. Ashmun succeeded= Elijah H. Mills date of birth= birth date|1764|10|11|mf=y place of birth= Sterling, Massachusetts… …   Wikipedia

  • Maine State Route 171 — State Route 171 Route information Maintained by MaineDOT Length: 17.83 mi[ …   Wikipedia

  • Prentiss, Elizabeth Payson — ▪ American writer née  Elizabeth Payson   born Oct. 26, 1818, Portland, Maine, U.S. died Aug. 13, 1878, Dorset, Vt.       American writer of popular children s books (children s literature) of a pious and homely character.       Elizabeth Payson… …   Universalium

  • Seargent Smith Prentiss — (* 30. September 1808 in Portland, Maine; † 1. Juli 1850 bei Natchez, Mississippi) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker. Zwischen 1838 und 1839 vertrat er den Bundesstaat Mississippi im US Repräsentantenhaus. Werdegang Seargent Prentiss besuchte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Prentiss — Elizabeth Payson Prentiss (26 October 1818 – 13 August 1878) was a Presbyterian pastor s wife, mother, and author, well known for her hymn More Love to Thee, O Christ and the didactic story Stepping Heavenward (1869). Some of her verses were… …   Wikipedia

  • Bangor, Maine —   City   City of Bangor[1] …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.