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Chapman, Maine
Location of Chapman, Maine
Location of Chapman, Maine
Country United States
State Maine
County Aroostook
Area
 • Total 38.82 sq mi (100.54 km2)
 • Land 38.40 sq mi (99.46 km2)
 • Water 0.42 sq mi (1.09 km2)
Elevation
515 ft (157 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 468
 • Estimate 
(2012)
464
 • Density 12.2/sq mi (4.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04757
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-12000
GNIS feature ID 0582403

Chapman is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 468 at the 2010 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.82 square miles (100.54 km2), of which 38.40 square miles (99.46 km2) is land and 0.42 square miles (1.09 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 166
1890 231 39.2%
1900 285 23.4%
1910 426 49.5%
1920 490 15.0%
1930 409 −16.5%
1940 397 −2.9%
1950 381 −4.0%
1960 376 −1.3%
1970 328 −12.8%
1980 406 23.8%
1990 422 3.9%
2000 465 10.2%
2010 468 0.6%
2014 (est.) 452 −3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 468 people, 194 households, and 139 families living in the town. The population density was 12.2 inhabitants per square mile (4.7/km2). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 5.5 per square mile (2.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.9% White, 0.6% Native American, and 0.4% from two or more races.

There were 194 households, of which 28.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.3% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.4% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the town was 42.4 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.7% were from 25 to 44; 31.1% were from 45 to 64; and 13.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.3% male and 48.7% female.

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