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Littleton, Maine
Location of Littleton, Maine
Location of Littleton, Maine
Country United States
State Maine
County Aroostook
Area
 • Total 38.55 sq mi (99.84 km2)
 • Land 38.36 sq mi (99.35 km2)
 • Water 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
Elevation
472 ft (144 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,068
 • Estimate 
(2012)
1,052
 • Density 27.8/sq mi (10.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04730
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-40595
GNIS feature ID 0582565

Littleton is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,068 at the 2010 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 38.55 square miles (99.84 km2), of which 38.36 square miles (99.35 km2) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 543
1870 700 28.9%
1880 904 29.1%
1890 924 2.2%
1900 956 3.5%
1910 1,026 7.3%
1920 1,049 2.2%
1930 1,035 −1.3%
1940 1,049 1.4%
1950 1,001 −4.6%
1960 982 −1.9%
1970 958 −2.4%
1980 1,009 5.3%
1990 956 −5.3%
2000 955 −0.1%
2010 1,068 11.8%
2014 (est.) 1,026 −3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,068 people, 420 households, and 290 families living in the town. The population density was 27.8 inhabitants per square mile (10.7/km2). There were 469 housing units at an average density of 12.2 per square mile (4.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 91.7% White, 0.3% African American, 6.6% Native American, 0.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 420 households, of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.0% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the town was 40.8 years. 25.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.2% were from 25 to 44; 29.4% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 52.1% male and 47.9% female.

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