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Mariaville, Maine
Country United States
State Maine
County Hancock
Area
 • Total 46.83 sq mi (121.29 km2)
 • Land 38.69 sq mi (100.21 km2)
 • Water 8.14 sq mi (21.08 km2)
Elevation
157 ft (48 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 513
 • Estimate 
(2012)
518
 • Density 13.3/sq mi (5.1/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04605
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-43430
GNIS feature ID 0582580

Mariaville is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The population was 513 at the 2010 census.

History

Mariaville was incorporated in 1836. The town was named for Maria Matilda, the daughter of a local landowner.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 46.83 square miles (121.29 km2), of which 38.69 square miles (100.21 km2) is land and 8.14 square miles (21.08 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1810 224
1840 275
1850 374 36.0%
1860 458 22.5%
1870 369 −19.4%
1880 382 3.5%
1890 271 −29.1%
1900 218 −19.6%
1910 171 −21.6%
1920 131 −23.4%
1930 155 18.3%
1940 132 −14.8%
1950 153 15.9%
1960 144 −5.9%
1970 108 −25.0%
1980 168 55.6%
1990 270 60.7%
2000 414 53.3%
2010 513 23.9%
2014 (est.) 522 1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the 2010 census, there were 513 people, 208 households, and 142 families living in the town. The population density was 13.3 inhabitants per square mile (5.1/km2). There were 416 housing units at an average density of 10.8 per square mile (4.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.3% White, 0.4% African American, 1.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.

There were 208 households, of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.7% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the town was 43.5 years. 22.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.7% were from 25 to 44; 39.8% were from 45 to 64; and 7.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 54.2% male and 45.8% female.

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