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Newburgh, Maine
—  Town  —
Newburgh, Maine is located in Maine
Newburgh, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°43′4″N 68°59′59″W / 44.71778°N 68.99972°W / 44.71778; -68.99972
Country United States
State Maine
County Penobscot
 - Total 31.0 sq mi (80.2 km2)
 - Land 30.9 sq mi (80.0 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 577 ft (176 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,394
 - Density 45.1/sq mi (17.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04444
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-48505
GNIS feature ID 0582615

Newburgh is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,394 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 31.0 square miles (80.2 km²), of which, 30.9 square miles (80.0 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.23%) is water.

Notable residents


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,394 people, 557 households, and 398 families residing in the town. The population density was 45.1 people per square mile (17.4/km²). There were 602 housing units at an average density of 19.5/sq mi (7.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.13% White, 0.29% African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.

There were 557 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $39,850, and the median income for a family was $44,167. Males had a median income of $31,964 versus $23,672 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,000. About 1.8% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 15.4% of those age 65 or over.


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