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Clifton, Maine
Clifton, Maine, 2012
Clifton, Maine, 2012
Country United States
State Maine
County Penobscot
Area
 • Total 35.90 sq mi (92.98 km2)
 • Land 34.53 sq mi (89.43 km2)
 • Water 1.37 sq mi (3.55 km2)
Elevation
249 ft (76 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 921
 • Estimate 
(2012)
926
 • Density 26.7/sq mi (10.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04428
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-13365
GNIS feature ID 0582411

Clifton is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 921 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Bangor Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.90 square miles (92.98 km2), of which, 34.53 square miles (89.43 km2) of it is land and 1.37 square miles (3.55 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 306
1860 307 0.3%
1870 348 13.4%
1880 350 0.6%
1890 284 −18.9%
1900 236 −16.9%
1910 217 −8.1%
1920 185 −14.7%
1930 156 −15.7%
1940 168 7.7%
1950 193 14.9%
1960 227 17.6%
1970 233 2.6%
1980 462 98.3%
1990 607 31.4%
2000 743 22.4%
2010 921 24.0%
2014 (est.) 916 −0.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 921 people, 346 households, and 256 families living in the town. The population density was 26.7 inhabitants per square mile (10.3/km2). There were 468 housing units at an average density of 13.6 per square mile (5.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.0% White, 1.1% African American, 1.5% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 2.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 346 households, of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.2% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 26.0% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the town was 41.1 years. 23.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 33.8% were from 45 to 64; and 10% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 52.2% male and 47.8% female.

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