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Springfield, Maine
—  Town  —
Springfield, Maine is located in Maine
Springfield, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 45°23′49″N 68°10′24″W / 45.39694°N 68.17333°W / 45.39694; -68.17333
Country United States
State Maine
County Penobscot
Area
 - Total 38.4 sq mi (99.5 km2)
 - Land 38.4 sq mi (99.4 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 417 ft (127 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 379
 - Density 9.9/sq mi (3.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04487
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-73250
GNIS feature ID 0582741

Springfield is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 379 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.4 square miles (99.5 km²), of which, 38.4 square miles (99.4 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.10%) is water.

Historic Building

The gothic revival style Springfield Congregational Church (1852) is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 379 people, 150 households, and 109 families residing in the town. The population density was 9.9 people per square mile (3.8/km²). There were 196 housing units at an average density of 5.1/sq mi (2.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.57% White, 0.79% African American, 0.26% Asian, 1.06% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races.

There were 150 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.0% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.3% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 115.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,875, and the median income for a family was $28,125. Males had a median income of $29,063 versus $27,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,082. About 14.3% of families and 16.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.

References

Coordinates: 45°23′46″N 68°08′08″W / 45.39611°N 68.13556°W / 45.39611; -68.13556

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