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Maine, Wisconsin
Location of Maine, Wisconsin
Location of Maine, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Marathon
 • Total 42.4 sq mi (109.8 km2)
 • Land 42.0 sq mi (108.7 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
1,273 ft (388 m)
 • Total 2,337
 • Density 55.13/sq mi (21.284/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-48225
GNIS feature ID 1583630

Maine is a village in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. It is part of the Wausau, Wisconsin Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,337 at the 2010 census. The unincorporated communities of Mount View and Taegesville are located partially in the town.


In December 2015, the town of Maine voted to become a village.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 42.4 square miles (109.8 km2), of which 42.0 square miles (108.7 km2) is land and 0.42 square miles (1.1 km2), or 1.00%, is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,407 people, 842 households, and 721 families residing in the town. The population density was 56.8 people per square mile (21.9/km²). There were 877 housing units at an average density of 20.7 per square mile (8.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.46% White, 0.04% Native American, 1.25% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.42% of the population.

There were 842 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.8% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.3% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $57,679, and the median income for a family was $62,176. Males had a median income of $38,625 versus $26,633 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,787. About 0.7% of families and 0.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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