Cambridge, Maine


Cambridge, Maine

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Cambridge, Maine
settlement_type = Town
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Maine
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Somerset
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area_total_km2 = 50.3
area_land_km2 = 50.2
area_water_km2 = 0.1
area_total_sq_mi = 19.4
area_land_sq_mi = 19.4
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population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 492
population_density_km2 = 9.8
population_density_sq_mi = 25.4

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
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elevation_m = 103
elevation_ft = 338
latd = 45 |latm = 1 |lats = 54 |latNS = N
longd = 69 |longm = 26 |longs = 48 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 04923
area_code = 207
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Cambridge is a town in Somerset County, Maine, United States. The population was 492 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 19.4 square miles (50.3 km²), of which, 19.4 square miles (50.2 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.26%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 492 people, 193 households, and 147 families residing in the town. The population density was 25.4 people per square mile (9.8/km²). There were 229 housing units at an average density of 11.8/sq mi (4.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.19% White, 0.41% African American, 0.20% from other races, and 0.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.20% of the population.

There were 193 households out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 19.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 29.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,516, and the median income for a family was $28,942. Males had a median income of $28,438 versus $20,521 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,624. About 8.9% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.1% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.

History

Was orignally part of Ripley, Maine. Named by a young girl studying england. "Bunker" was the original family.

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