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Encyclopedia > Carrabassett Valley, Maine

Carrabassett Valley is a town located in Franklin County, Maine. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 399.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 200.8 km˛ (77.5 mi˛). 200.4 km˛ (77.4 mi˛) of it is land and 0.4 km˛ (0.2 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.19% water.


Carrabassett Valley is home to Sugarloaf/USA, a major ski resort.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 399 people, 179 households, and 110 families residing in the town. The population density is 2.0/km˛ (5.2/mi˛). There are 1,675 housing units at an average density of 8.4/km˛ (21.6/mi˛). The racial makeup of the town is 99.00% White, 0.00% African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.75% from two or more races. 0.75% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 179 households out of which 25.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% are married couples living together, 5.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% are non-families. 27.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.23 and the average family size is 2.71.

In the town the population is spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 31.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females there are 111.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 112.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $45,357, and the median income for a family is $55,938. Males have a median income of $32,500 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the town is $25,608. 7.0% of the population and 1.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 3.9% of those under the age of 18 and 6.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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Carrabassett Valley Vacation Rentals, Vacation Homes, Cabin Rentals, ME (277 words)
Carrabassett Valley, Maine vacation rentals are located in America's favorite winter wonderland; a destination that transforms itself with ease into a welcoming and popular getaway any time of year.
There's no question that the chief attraction in the area is the awe-inspiring Sugarloaf Mountain, Maine's largest ski mountain with the largest vertical drop and the only timberline lift service skiing in the East.
Any season in Carrabassett Valley is the perfect time to explore Maine's majestic mountain ranges on foot, on horseback, or from a canoe, fishing boat, or bike.
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Carrabassett Valley, Maine, well known for some of the best skiing in the Northeast, has placed itself on the map for another reason.
Located in the western mountains of Maine, Carrabassett Valley has historically relied on spray irrigation for wastewater disposal of treated effluent during the summer.
As soon as the Carrabassett Valley Sanitary District (District) was organized in 1993 to provide wastewater disposal services for the Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Resort and surrounding area, the Board of Trustees faced a shortage of lagoon storage space.
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