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Franklin County, Maine
Map of Maine highlighting Franklin County
Location in the state of Maine
Map of the U.S. highlighting Maine
Maine's location in the U.S.
Seat Farmington
Largest city Farmington
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,744 sq mi (4,517 km²)
1,698 sq mi (4,398 km²)
46 sq mi (119 km²), 31.34%
Population
 -  Density

29,467
17/sq mi (7/km²)
Founded 1838

Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. As of 2000, the population was 29,467. Its county seat is Farmington[1].

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,744 square miles (4,518 km²), of which, 1,698 square miles (4,397 km²) of it is land and 46 square miles (120 km²) of it (2.67%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Adjacent regional county municipality

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 29,467 people, 11,806 households, and 7,744 families residing in the county. The population density was 17 people per square mile (7/km²). There were 19,159 housing units at an average density of 11 per square mile (4/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.96% White, 0.24% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. 0.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 26.3% were of English, 13.8% United States or American, 12.2% French, 9.2% Irish, 7.9% French Canadian, and 5.3% Scottish ancestry according to Census 2000. 95.7% spoke English and 2.9% French as their first language.

There were 11,806 households out of which 29.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.40% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.40% were non-families. 25.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 11.10% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,459, and the median income for a family was $37,863. Males had a median income of $30,475 versus $20,442 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,796. About 10.70% of families and 14.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.90% of those under age 18 and 9.50% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Smalls Falls Rest Area on Route 4 just south of Rangeley, Maine

Territories and locations

References

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 44°59′N 70°26′W / 44.98°N 70.44°W / 44.98; -70.44


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Franklin County, Maine
Map
Map of Maine highlighting Franklin County
Location in the state of Maine
Map of the USA highlighting Maine
Maine's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1760
Seat Farmington
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 31.34%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

29467

Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. As of 2000, the population was 29,467. Its county seat is Farmington6.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,518 km² (1,744 sq mi). 4,397 km² (1,698 sq mi) of it is land and 120 km² (46 sq mi) of it (2.67%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Adjacent regional county municipality

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 29,467 people, 11,806 households, and 7,744 families residing in the county. The population density was 7/km² (17/sq mi). There were 19,159 housing units at an average density of 4/km² (11/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.96% White, 0.24% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. 0.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 26.3% were of English, 13.8% United States or American, 12.2% French, 9.2% Irish, 7.9% French Canadian, and 5.3% Scottish ancestry.

There were 11,806 households out of which 29.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.40% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.40% were non-families. 25.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the county the population was spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 11.10% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $31,459, and the median income for a family was $37,863. Males had a median income of $30,475 versus $20,442 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,796. About 10.70% of families and 14.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.90% of those under age 18 and 9.50% of those age 65 or over.

External links

Cities and towns

Smalls Falls Rest Area on Route 4 just south of Rangeley

Territories and locations

Coordinates: 44°59′N 70°26′W / 44.98, -70.44

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