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Dyer Brook, Maine
Location of Dyer Brook, Maine
Location of Dyer Brook, Maine
Country United States
State Maine
County Aroostook
Area
 • Total 38.52 sq mi (99.77 km2)
 • Land 38.51 sq mi (99.74 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
541 ft (165 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 213
 • Estimate 
(2012)
210
 • Density 5.5/sq mi (2.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-19210
GNIS feature ID 0582449

Dyer Brook is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 213 at the 2010 census. Dyer Brook is also host to the local school, Southern Aroostook Community School.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.52 square miles (99.77 km2), of which 38.51 square miles (99.74 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 129
1880 172 33.3%
1890 221 28.5%
1900 280 26.7%
1910 281 0.4%
1920 385 37.0%
1930 262 −31.9%
1940 265 1.1%
1950 219 −17.4%
1960 180 −17.8%
1970 165 −8.3%
1980 275 66.7%
1990 243 −11.6%
2000 199 −18.1%
2010 213 7.0%
2014 (est.) 202 −5.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 213 people, 92 households, and 71 families living in the town. The population density was 5.5 inhabitants per square mile (2.1/km2). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 3.6 per square mile (1.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.1% White, 0.5% African American, and 1.4% Native American.

There were 92 households, of which 26.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.7% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.8% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.65.

The median age in the town was 48.1 years. 19.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23% were from 25 to 44; 38% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 47.4% male and 52.6% female.

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