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Cornville, Maine
Cornville, Maine is located in Maine
Cornville, Maine
Cornville, Maine
Location in Maine
Country United States
State Maine
County Somerset
Area
 • Total 40.94 sq mi (106.03 km2)
 • Land 40.73 sq mi (105.49 km2)
 • Water 0.21 sq mi (0.54 km2)
Elevation
384 ft (117 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,317
 • Density 32/sq mi (12.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04976
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-14555
GNIS feature ID 0579028

Cornville is a town in Somerset County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,317 at the 2020 census.

History

Settled in 1794, Cornville was incorporated on 24 February 1798 as the 116th town in Maine.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 40.94 square miles (106.03 km2), of which, 40.73 square miles (105.49 km2) of it is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1800 204
1810 504 147.1%
1820 652 29.4%
1830 1,104 69.3%
1840 1,140 3.3%
1850 1,260 10.5%
1860 1,141 −9.4%
1870 959 −16.0%
1880 932 −2.8%
1890 785 −15.8%
1900 689 −12.2%
1910 720 4.5%
1920 637 −11.5%
1930 569 −10.7%
1940 626 10.0%
1950 563 −10.1%
1960 585 3.9%
1970 623 6.5%
1980 838 34.5%
1990 1,008 20.3%
2000 1,208 19.8%
2010 1,314 8.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,314 people, 531 households, and 382 families living in the town. The population density was 32.3 inhabitants per square mile (12.5/km2). There were 624 housing units at an average density of 15.3 per square mile (5.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.1% White, 0.9% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 531 households, of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.2% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.1% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the town was 43.1 years. 22.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.6% were from 25 to 44; 33.9% were from 45 to 64; and 13.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.

Notable people

  • Marti Stevens (c. 1939–1993) community educator and founding director of the Cornville Players
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