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Island Falls, Maine
Location of Island Falls, Maine
|• Total||40.76 sq mi (105.57 km2)|
|• Land||36.03 sq mi (93.32 km2)|
|• Water||4.73 sq mi (12.25 km2)|
|Elevation||443 ft (135 m)|
|• Density||21/sq mi (8.1/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0582529|
Island Falls is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 758 at the 2020 census. The primary village of Island Falls in the town is situated at a falls in the West Branch Mattawamkeag River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 40.76 square miles (105.57 km2), of which 36.03 square miles (93.32 km2) is land and 4.73 square miles (12.25 km2) is water. Island Falls also has two main lakes, Pleasant and Mattawamkeag.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 837 people, 357 households, and 228 families living in the town. The population density was 23.2 inhabitants per square mile (9.0/km2). There were 655 housing units at an average density of 18.2 per square mile (7.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.4% White, 0.4% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 357 households, of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.88.
The median age in the town was 46.4 years. 21.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.7% were from 25 to 44; 31.5% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.
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