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Webster Plantation is a plantation in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 82 at the 2000 census. It was the scene of the December 2009 murder of a locally well-known couple, Michael and Valerie Miller, both 47, which severely disrupted the tranquility of the rural, close-knit central Maine agricultural community. Area police are wanting to speak to a woman who was seen leaving the home the day the bodies were found.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the plantation has a total area of 36.9 square miles (95.6 km²), of which, 36.8 square miles (95.4 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.22%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 82 people, 27 households, and 23 families residing in the plantation. The population density was 2.2 people per square mile (0.9/km²). There were 41 housing units at an average density of 1.1/sq mi (0.4/km²). The racial makeup of the plantation was 100.00% White.

There were 27 households out of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.4% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.8% were non-families. 11.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.17.

In the plantation the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.

The median income for a household in the plantation was $19,583, and the median income for a family was $23,438. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $11,667 for females. The per capita income for the plantation was $8,385. There were 16.0% of families and 30.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 15.4% of under eighteens and 14.3% of those over 65.


Coordinates: 44°53′15″N 68°39′46″W / 44.8875°N 68.66278°W / 44.8875; -68.66278



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