official_name = Hermon, 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 = 95.3
area_land_km2 = 93.0
area_water_km2 = 2.2
area_total_sq_mi = 36.8
area_land_sq_mi = 35.9
area_water_sq_mi = 0.9
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 4437
population_density_km2 = 47.7
population_density_sq_mi = 123.5
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_m = 82
elevation_ft = 269
latd = 44 |latm = 48 |lats = 6 |latNS = N
longd = 68 |longm = 54 |longs = 41 |longEW = W
Hermon is a town in Penobscot County,
Maine, United States. The population was 4,437 at the 2000 census.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.8 square miles (95.3 km²), of which, 35.9 square miles (93.0 km²) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²) of it (2.34%) is water.
The District No. 5 Schoolhouse (1880) is listed on the
National Register of Historic Places
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 4,437 people, 1,666 households, and 1,294 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 123.5 people per square mile (47.7/km²). There were 1,748 housing units at an average density of 48.7/sq mi (18.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.08% White, 0.16% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.
There were 1,666 households out of which 39.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 2.98.
In the town the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $47,206, and the median income for a family was $50,500. Males had a median income of $34,620 versus $23,958 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $19,714. About 4.4% of families and 6.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.
Points of interest
Ecotat Gardens and Arboretum
Hermon High School
* [http://www.hermon.net/ Town of Hermon]
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