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Farmingdale, 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
Town Farmingdale
 • Total 2.58 sq mi (6.69 km2)
 • Land 2.38 sq mi (6.16 km2)
 • Water 0.20 sq mi (0.53 km2)
52 ft (16 m)
 • Total 2,000
 • Density 841.40/sq mi (324.87/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-24635
GNIS feature ID 0566053

Farmingdale is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Farmingdale in Kennebec County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,970 at the 2010 census, out of 2,956 in the entire town.


Farmingdale is located at 44°15′15″N 69°46′41″W / 44.25417°N 69.77806°W / 44.25417; -69.77806 (44.254253, −69.778199).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km²), of which, 2.3 square miles (6.1 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²) of it (8.95%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 2,000
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,935 people, 864 households, and 529 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 826.8 people per square mile (319.3/km2). There were 914 housing units at an average density of 390.6/sq mi (150.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.00% White, 0.93% Black or African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.

There were 864 households, out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.3% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.7% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 23.7% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 83.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $35,240, and the median income for a family was $39,750. Males had a median income of $36,548 versus $24,973 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,948. About 11.2% of families and 11.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.3% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.

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