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Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Location in Lincoln County and the state of Maine
Location in Lincoln County and the state of Maine
Country United States
State Maine
County Lincoln
Town Boothbay Harbor
 • Total 0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)
 • Land 0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
43 ft (13 m)
 • Total 872
 • Density 1,028.30/sq mi (397.18/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
04538, 04570
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-06085
GNIS feature ID 0562757

Boothbay Harbor is a census-designated place (CDP) comprising the densely populated center of the town of Boothbay Harbor in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,086 at the 2010 census, down from 1,237 at the 2000 census.


Boothbay Harbor is located at 43°51′10″N 69°37′27″W / 43.85278°N 69.62417°W / 43.85278; -69.62417 (43.852819, −69.624271).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.2 km²), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 872
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the 2000 census, there were 1,237 people, 586 households, and 309 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,432.0 people per square mile (555.4/km2). There were 800 housing units at an average density of 926.1/sq mi (359.2/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.49% White, 0.16% Black or African American, 0.57% Native American, 0.81% Asian, 0.49% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.

There were 586 households, out of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.8% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.1% were non-families. 39.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.04 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 17.5% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 25.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $31,201, and the median income for a family was $38,125. Males had a median income of $27,000 versus $15,658 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,133. About 8.5% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.4% of those under age 18 and 10.6% of those age 65 or over.

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