Greenbush, Maine


Greenbush, Maine

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Greenbush, Maine
settlement_type = Town
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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 = Penobscot
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area_total_km2 = 114.1
area_land_km2 = 113.4
area_water_km2 = 0.7
area_total_sq_mi = 44.0
area_land_sq_mi = 43.8
area_water_sq_mi = 0.3

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1421
population_density_km2 = 12.5
population_density_sq_mi = 32.5

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
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elevation_m = 39
elevation_ft = 128
latd = 45 |latm = 4 |lats = 28 |latNS = N
longd = 68 |longm = 35 |longs = 23 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 04418
area_code = 207
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blank_info = 23-29185
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blank1_info = 0582499
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Greenbush is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States on the Penobscot River. The population was 1,421 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 44.0 square miles (114.1 km²), of which, 43.8 square miles (113.4 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (0.59%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,421 people, 522 households, and 389 families residing in the town. The population density was 32.5 people per square mile (12.5/km²). There were 600 housing units at an average density of 13.7/sq mi (5.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.48% White, 0.70% African American, 1.20% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 1.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.28% of the population.

There were 522 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.6% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 17.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 33.9% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,736, and the median income for a family was $35,962. Males had a median income of $32,095 versus $20,365 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,592. About 9.7% of families and 13.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under age 18 and 17.7% of those age 65 or over.

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