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Plymouth, Maine
—  Town  —
Plymouth, Maine is located in Maine
Plymouth, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 44°46′5″N 69°12′43″W / 44.76806°N 69.21194°W / 44.76806; -69.21194
Country United States
State Maine
County Penobscot
 - First Selectman Wade Richardson
 - Town Clerk Rebecca Gray
 - Total 31.3 sq mi (81.0 km2)
 - Land 29.9 sq mi (77.5 km2)
 - Water 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2)
Elevation 210 ft (64 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 1,257
 - Density 42.0/sq mi (16.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04969
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-59950
GNIS feature ID 0582679

Plymouth is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,257 at the 2000 census.


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.


As of the census[1] 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.


Coordinates: 44°46′02″N 69°12′37″W / 44.76722°N 69.21028°W / 44.76722; -69.21028



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