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Caswell, Maine
Location of Caswell, Maine
Location of Caswell, Maine
Country United States
State Maine
County Aroostook
Village Caswell Plantation
Area
 • Total 41.56 sq mi (107.64 km2)
 • Land 41.30 sq mi (106.97 km2)
 • Water 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
Elevation
810 ft (247 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 306
 • Estimate 
(2012)
299
 • Density 7.4/sq mi (2.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04750
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-11335
GNIS feature ID 0582398

Caswell is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 306 at the 2010 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 41.56 square miles (107.64 km2), of which 41.30 square miles (106.97 km2) is land and 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 212
1900 368 73.6%
1910 529 43.8%
1920 558 5.5%
1930 642 15.1%
1940 650 1.2%
1950 687 5.7%
1960 853 24.2%
1970 693 −18.8%
1980 586 −15.4%
1990 408 −30.4%
2000 326 −20.1%
2010 306 −6.1%
2014 (est.) 289 −5.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 306 people, 134 households, and 91 families living in the town. The population density was 7.4 inhabitants per square mile (2.9/km2). There were 176 housing units at an average density of 4.3 per square mile (1.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.4% White, 0.3% African American, 2.6% Native American, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 134 households, of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.8% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.1% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the town was 45.3 years. 22.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.1% were from 45 to 64; and 24.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

Notable person

  • Bernard Ayotte, state representative
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