Fort Kent (CDP), Maine

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Fort Kent, Maine
settlement_type = CDP
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pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Maine
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Maine
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Aroostook
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area_total_km2 = 8.6
area_land_km2 = 8.4
area_water_km2 = 0.2
area_total_sq_mi = 3.3
area_land_sq_mi = 3.2
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1978
population_density_km2 = 235.8
population_density_sq_mi = 610.8

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
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elevation_m = 171
elevation_ft = 561
latd = 47 |latm = 15 |lats = 18 |latNS = N
longd = 68 |longm = 35 |longs = 8 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP codes
postal_code = 04741, 04743
area_code = 207
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blank_info = 23-25720
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Fort Kent is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Fort Kent in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,978 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Fort Kent is located at coor dms|47|15|17|N|68|35|7|W|city (47.254945, -68.585421).GR|1

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.6 km²), of which, 3.2 square miles (8.4 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (2.41%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,979 people, 894 households, and 455 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 610.8 people per square mile (235.7/km²). There were 940 housing units at an average density of 290.3/sq mi (112.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.07% White, 0.51% Black or African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.96% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.

There were 894 households out of which 19.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 49.1% were non-families. 40.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 16.8% under the age of 18, 15.6% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 88.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $20,914, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $38,333 versus $18,092 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $13,882. About 12.8% of families and 22.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.0% of those under age 18 and 20.2% of those age 65 or over.

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