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Whitneyville, Maine
The old library building
The old library building
Country United States
State Maine
County Washington
Area
 • Total 15.19 sq mi (39.34 km2)
 • Land 14.88 sq mi (38.54 km2)
 • Water 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
Elevation
79 ft (24 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 220
 • Estimate 
(2012)
219
 • Density 14.8/sq mi (5.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
04654
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-85290
GNIS feature ID 0582814

Whitneyville is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. The town was named after Colonel Joseph Whitney, a mill owner. The population was 220 at the 2010 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.19 square miles (39.34 km2), of which, 14.88 square miles (38.54 km2) of it is land and 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 519
1860 579 11.6%
1870 569 −1.7%
1880 492 −13.5%
1890 413 −16.1%
1900 424 2.7%
1910 258 −39.2%
1920 210 −18.6%
1930 229 9.0%
1940 262 14.4%
1950 227 −13.4%
1960 229 0.9%
1970 155 −32.3%
1980 264 70.3%
1990 241 −8.7%
2000 262 8.7%
2010 220 −16.0%
2014 (est.) 212 −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 220 people, 101 households, and 61 families living in the town. The population density was 14.8 inhabitants per square mile (5.7/km2). There were 127 housing units at an average density of 8.5 per square mile (3.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.2% White, 0.5% African American, 0.5% Asian, and 0.9% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 101 households, of which 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.6% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9% 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 2.69.

The median age in the town was 47 years. 15% of residents were under the age of 18; 10% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 38.7% were from 45 to 64; and 15.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

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