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Beaver Cove, Maine
Location in Piscataquis County and the state of Maine.
Location in Piscataquis County and the state of Maine.
Country United States
State Maine
County Piscataquis
Incorporated (plantation) March 17, 1975
Incorporated (town) January 31, 1978
 • Total 32.71 sq mi (84.72 km2)
 • Land 31.85 sq mi (82.49 km2)
 • Water 0.86 sq mi (2.23 km2)
2,034 ft (620 m)
 • Total 133
 • Density 4/sq mi (1.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-03740
GNIS feature ID 0582345

Beaver Cove is a town in Piscataquis County, Maine, United States. The population was 133 at the 2020 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 32.71 square miles (84.72 km2), of which, 31.85 square miles (82.49 km2) of it is land and 0.86 square miles (2.23 km2) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 56
1990 104 85.7%
2000 91 −12.5%
2010 122 34.1%
2020 133 9.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 122 people, 61 households, and 43 families living in the town. The population density was 3.8 inhabitants per square mile (1.5/km2). There were 269 housing units at an average density of 8.4 per square mile (3.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.2% White and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 61 households, of which 16.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.5% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.33.

The median age in the town was 58.8 years. 12.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 1.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14% were from 25 to 44; 45.1% were from 45 to 64; and 27% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.8% male and 49.2% female.

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