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Location of Central Aroostook, Maine

Central Aroostook is an unorganized territory in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 118 at the 2010 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the unorganized territory has a total area of 567.1 square miles (1,468.7 km2), of which 556.6 square miles (1,441.7 km2) is land and 10.4 square miles (27.0 km2), or 1.84%, is water.

There are 15 townships in the unorganized territory, including Webbertown, St. Croix, Scopan, Swett Farm, Dudley, and E Township. Cox Patent, an area within the township of TDR2 WELS, is also in Central Aroostook.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 82
1980 16 −80.5%
1990 53 231.3%
2000 95 79.2%
2010 118 24.2%
Est. 2014 115 −2.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 95 people, 44 households, and 27 families residing in the unorganized territory. The population density was 0.2 people per square mile (0.1/km²). There were 347 housing units at an average density of 0.6/sq mi (0.2/km²). The racial makeup of the unorganized territory was 98.95% White, and 1.05% from two or more races.

There were 44 households out of which 11.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, and 36.4% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.61.

In the unorganized territory the population was spread out with 11.6% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 17.9% from 25 to 44, 43.2% from 45 to 64, and 23.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 120.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.4 males.

The median income for a household in the unorganized territory was $20,313, and the median income for a family was $22,188. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $19,375 for females. The per capita income for the unorganized territory was $14,680. There were 30.3% of families and 38.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 75.0% of under eighteens and 10.5% of those over 64.

Coordinates: 46°22′52″N 68°11′16″W / 46.38111°N 68.18778°W / 46.38111; -68.18778

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