- Howland, Maine
official_name = Howland, Maine
settlement_type = Town
pushpin_map_caption =Location within the state of Maine
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Penobscot
unit_pref = Imperial
area_total_km2 = 91.5
area_land_km2 = 89.7
area_water_km2 = 1.8
area_total_sq_mi = 35.3
area_land_sq_mi = 34.6
area_water_sq_mi = 0.7
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 1362
population_density_km2 = 15.2
population_density_sq_mi = 39.3
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 48
elevation_ft = 157
latd = 45 |latm = 15 |lats = 8 |latNS = N
longd = 68 |longm = 40 |longs = 47 |longEW = W
Howland is a town in Penobscot County,
Mainethat was settled in 1818.cite book |last= Maine League of Historical Societies and Museums |editor=Doris A. Isaacson |title=Maine: A Guide 'Down East' |year=1970 |publisher=Courier-Gazette, Inc. |location=Rockland, Me | pages = 370 ] The population was 1,362 at the 2000 census.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.3 square miles (91.5 km²), of which, 34.7 square miles (89.7 km²) of it is land and 0.7 square miles (1.8 km²) of it (1.98%) is water.
As of the
censusof 2000, there were 1,362 people, 552 households, and 369 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 39.3 people per square mile (15.2/km²). There were 616 housing units at an average density of 6.9 persons/km² (17.8 persons/sq mi). The racial makeup of the town was 98.16% White, 0.22% African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 0.15% of the population were Hispanicor Latinoof any race.
There were 552 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 8.0% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 33.0% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the town the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 89.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $29,213, and the median income for a family was $36,302. Males had a median income of $32,000 versus $17,386 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $15,466. 11.5% of the population and 6.9% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.8% are under the age of 18 and 25.3% are 65 or older.
See MSAD 31
Dr. Percy Spencer was born and raised in Howland, where he later accidently created the microwave oven.
Matthew Mulligan was born and raised in Howland. Mulligan played College football for the University of Maine in Orono, for 2 years before talk that he was to be drafted into the NFL. Mulligan was expected to be drafted in the last round, but was not. The day after the 2008 draft, Mulligan signed a 2 year contract with the Miami Dolphins for $500,000. Mulligan was also known for having the highest verticle jump in the United States, during the NFL Pro Day, which was held at UMO.
Fire and Ambulance
Howland has a Fire Department and ambulance that services Howland,
Enfield, Maineand other surrounding towns. A large portion of the local Fire Departments funds come from an annual yard sale that they host at an old Tannery that used to bring large income to families in this area.
Maine School Administrative District 31
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