Oxbow, Maine

Oxbow, Maine
Oxbow, Maine
—  Plantation  —
Oxbow, Maine is located in Maine
Oxbow, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 46°25′23″N 68°30′41″W / 46.42306°N 68.51139°W / 46.42306; -68.51139
Country United States
State Maine
County Aroostook
 – Total 38.2 sq mi (99.0 km2)
 – Land 37.8 sq mi (97.8 km2)
 – Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation 679 ft (207 m)
Population (2000)
 – Total 56
 – Density 1.5/sq mi (0.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04764
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-56205
GNIS feature ID 0582657

Oxbow is a plantation in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 56 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the plantation has a total area of 38.2 square miles (99 km2), of which, 37.8 square miles (98 km2) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) of it (1.23%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 56 people, 29 households, and 20 families residing in the plantation. The population density was 1.5 people per square mile (0.6/km²). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 2.2 per square mile (0.8/km²). The racial makeup of the plantation was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.79% of the population.

There were 29 households out of which 13.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.93 and the average family size was 2.20.

In the plantation the population was spread out with 8.9% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 17.9% from 25 to 44, 35.7% from 45 to 64, and 32.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females there were 107.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.2 males.

The median income for a household in the plantation was $33,333, and the median income for a family was $35,000. Males had a median income of $37,917 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the plantation was $15,247. There were 18.2% of families and 21.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 50.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


Coordinates: 46°25′07″N 68°29′24″W / 46.41861°N 68.49°W / 46.41861; -68.49

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