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Clinton, Maine
Location in Kennebec County and the state of Maine.
Location in Kennebec County and the state of Maine.
Country United States
State Maine
County Kennebec
 • Total 9.2 sq mi (23.8 km2)
 • Land 8.9 sq mi (22.9 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation 131 ft (40 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,305
 • Density 147.4/sq mi (56.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04927
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-13435
GNIS feature ID 0564107

Clinton is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Clinton in Kennebec County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,305 at the 2000 census.


Clinton is located at 44°38′25″N 69°29′52″W / 44.64028°N 69.49778°W / 44.64028; -69.49778 (44.640286, -69.497964).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.2 square miles (23.8 km²), of which, 8.9 square miles (22.9 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²) of it (3.80%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 1,305 people, 510 households, and 363 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 147.4 people per square mile (56.9/km²). There were 583 housing units at an average density of 65.9/sq mi (25.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.85% White, 0.08% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.08% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.77% of the population.

There were 510 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.7% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.4% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $27,105, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $24,276 versus $22,167 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,089. About 15.7% of families and 20.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.9% of those under age 18 and 6.6% of those age 65 or over.

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