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Randolph, Maine
Location in Kennebec County and the state of Maine.
Location in Kennebec County and the state of Maine.
Country United States
State Maine
County Kennebec
Area
 • Total 2.23 sq mi (5.78 km2)
 • Land 2.13 sq mi (5.52 km2)
 • Water 0.10 sq mi (0.26 km2)
Elevation
141 ft (43 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,743
 • Density 818/sq mi (315.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04346
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-61700
GNIS feature ID 0582689

Randolph is a town and a census-designated place (CDP) in Kennebec County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,743 at the 2020 census. The town was named for Randolph, Massachusetts. Randolph is included in the Augusta, Maine micropolitan New England City and Town Area.

Geography

Randolph is located at 44°14′5″N 69°45′26″W / 44.23472°N 69.75722°W / 44.23472; -69.75722 (44.234914, -69.757226).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.23 square miles (5.78 km2), of which, 2.13 square miles (5.52 km2) of it is land and 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 1,281
1900 1,077 −15.9%
1910 1,017 −5.6%
1920 1,145 12.6%
1930 1,377 20.3%
1940 1,612 17.1%
1950 1,733 7.5%
1960 1,724 −0.5%
1970 1,741 1.0%
1980 1,834 5.3%
1990 1,949 6.3%
2000 1,911 −1.9%
2010 1,772 −7.3%
2020 1,743 −1.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,772 people, 813 households, and 489 families living in the town. The population density was 831.9 inhabitants per square mile (321.2/km2). There were 900 housing units at an average density of 422.5 per square mile (163.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.3% White, 0.4% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 813 households, of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.9% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.73.

The median age in the town was 44.7 years. 19.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.6% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.

Transportation

Randolph is situated at the eastern bank of the Kennebec River at the opposite side of Gardiner, linked with that city via a road bridge. The river was navigable up to Augusta where the Edwards Dam was built. From 1890 to 1929 the Kennebec Central Railroad ran from Randolph to the National Soldiers' Home in Togus.

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