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Lamoine, Maine
Lamoine Beach Park
Lamoine Beach Park
Country United States
State Maine
County Hancock
Villages East Lamoine
Lamoine Beach
Lamoine Corner
Marlboro
North Lamoine
Area
 • Total 25.07 sq mi (64.93 km2)
 • Land 17.82 sq mi (46.15 km2)
 • Water 7.25 sq mi (18.78 km2)
Elevation
148 ft (45 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,602
 • Estimate 
(2012)
1,622
 • Density 89.9/sq mi (34.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04605
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-38180
GNIS feature ID 0582549
Lamoine, ME, Town Hall IMG 2350
Located in a former school building is the Lamoine Town Hall, with Veterans Memorial to the left.
Frenchman Bay at high tide in Lamoine, ME IMG 2393
Frenchman Bay at high tide from a Lamoine coastal residence
Lamoine, ME Grange and Community Theater IMG 2261
The Lamoine Grange and Community Theater
Lamoine, ME, Baptist Church IMG 2256
Lamoine Baptist Church; pastor Brooks Linde (2014)
Ye Old Meeting House, Lamoine, ME IMG 2254
Ye Olde Meeting House in Lamoine is the former First Baptist Church (erected 1832).

Lamoine is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The town was named after an early resident, Andre LeMoyne. The spelling shifted slightly over the years. "Le moine" is French for "the monk." The population was 1,495 at the 2000 census; 1,602, at the 2010 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 25.07 square miles (64.93 km2), of which 17.82 square miles (46.15 km2) is land and 7.25 square miles (18.78 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 612
1880 749 22.4%
1890 726 −3.1%
1900 594 −18.2%
1910 482 −18.9%
1920 327 −32.2%
1930 354 8.3%
1940 454 28.2%
1950 443 −2.4%
1960 484 9.3%
1970 615 27.1%
1980 953 55.0%
1990 1,311 37.6%
2000 1,495 14.0%
2010 1,602 7.2%
2014 (est.) 1,639 2.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,602 people, 712 households, and 460 families living in the town. The population density was 89.9 inhabitants per square mile (34.7/km2). There were 994 housing units at an average density of 55.8 per square mile (21.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.0% White, 0.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 712 households, of which 24.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.4% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the town was 48 years. 17.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 37.9% were from 45 to 64; and 17.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

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