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East Millinocket, Maine
"The Town That Paper Made"
East Millinocket, Maine is located in Maine
East Millinocket, Maine
East Millinocket, Maine
Location in Maine
Country United States
State Maine
County Penobscot
 • Total 7.81 sq mi (20.23 km2)
 • Land 7.10 sq mi (18.39 km2)
 • Water 0.71 sq mi (1.84 km2)
 • Total 1,572
 • Density 221/sq mi (85.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 207

East Millinocket is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,572 at the 2020 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 7.81 square miles (20.23 km2), of which, 7.10 square miles (18.39 km2) of it is land and 0.71 square miles (1.84 km2) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 923
1920 1,392 50.8%
1930 1,593 14.4%
1940 1,663 4.4%
1950 1,358 −18.3%
1960 2,392 76.1%
1970 2,567 7.3%
1980 2,372 −7.6%
1990 2,166 −8.7%
2000 1,828 −15.6%
2010 1,723 −5.7%
2020 1,572 −8.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,723 people, 768 households, and 492 families living in the town. The population density was 242.7 inhabitants per square mile (93.7/km2). There were 871 housing units at an average density of 122.7 per square mile (47.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.3% White, 0.2% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 768 households, of which 23.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.9% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.73.

The median age in the town was 48.6 years. 20.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.6% were from 25 to 44; 32.6% were from 45 to 64; and 23% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.


East Millinocket Schools operates public schools serving the community. Opal Myrick Elementary School and Schenck High School occupy one campus in East Millinocket. In addition the community is served by Medway Middle School in Medway.

The Katahdin Region Higher Education Center in East Millinocket provides higher education. The Eastern Maine Community College and the University of Maine System jointly established this center in 1987.

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