Plymouth, Maine


Plymouth, Maine

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Plymouth, 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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unit_pref = Imperial
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area_total_km2 = 81.0
area_land_km2 = 77.5
area_water_km2 = 3.4
area_total_sq_mi = 31.3
area_land_sq_mi = 29.9
area_water_sq_mi = 1.3

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 1257
population_density_km2 = 16.2
population_density_sq_mi = 42.0

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
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elevation_m = 64
elevation_ft = 210
latd = 44 |latm = 46 |lats = 5 |latNS = N
longd = 69 |longm = 12 |longs = 43 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 04969
area_code = 207
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 23-59950
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Plymouth is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,257 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 31.3 square miles (81.0 km²), of which, 29.9 square miles (77.5 km²) of it is land and 1.3 square miles (3.4 km²) of it (4.22%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 1,257 people, 469 households, and 346 families residing in the town. The population density was 42.0 people per square mile (16.2/km²). There were 562 housing units at an average density of 18.8/sq mi (7.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.85% White, 0.48% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 1.51% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.56% of the population.

There were 469 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.7% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% 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 3.03.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 32.1% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,768, and the median income for a family was $35,417. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $20,655 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,533. About 14.7% of families and 16.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.0% of those under age 18 and 8.7% of those age 65 or over.

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