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Topsfield, Maine
Topsfield, Maine is located in Maine
Topsfield, Maine
Topsfield, Maine
Location in Maine
Country United States
State Maine
County Washington
Area
 • Total 55.32 sq mi (143.28 km2)
 • Land 50.09 sq mi (129.73 km2)
 • Water 5.23 sq mi (13.55 km2)
Elevation
430 ft (131 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 179
 • Density 4/sq mi (1.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04490
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-76895
GNIS feature ID 0582765

Topsfield is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The population was 179 at the 2020 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 55.32 square miles (143.28 km2), of which, 50.09 square miles (129.73 km2) of it is land and 5.23 square miles (13.55 km2) is water.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Topsfield has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1840 188
1850 268 42.6%
1860 444 65.7%
1870 463 4.3%
1880 440 −5.0%
1890 375 −14.8%
1900 282 −24.8%
1910 259 −8.2%
1920 272 5.0%
1930 224 −17.6%
1940 221 −1.3%
1950 231 4.5%
1970 177
1980 240 35.6%
1990 235 −2.1%
2000 225 −4.3%
2010 237 5.3%
2020 179 −24.5%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 237 people, 95 households, and 74 families living in the town. The population density was 4.7 inhabitants per square mile (1.8/km2). There were 195 housing units at an average density of 3.9 per square mile (1.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.2% White, 0.4% Native American, and 0.4% from other races.

There were 95 households, of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.3% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.1% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.81.

The median age in the town was 49.3 years. 21.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.9% were from 25 to 44; 36.6% were from 45 to 64; and 18.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 53.6% male and 46.4% female.

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