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Encyclopedia > Cumberland County, Maine
Cumberland County, Maine
[[Image:|100px|Seal of Cumberland County, Maine]]
Seal (Detail)
Map of Maine highlighting Cumberland County
Location in the state of Maine
Formed 1760
Seat Portland
Area
 - Total
 - Water

3,152 km² (1,217 mi²)
988 km² (381 mi²) 31.34%
Population
 - (2000)
 -
({{{census estimate yr}}})
 -
Density

265,612
123/km² (318/mi²)/km² 
Website: www.cumberlandcounty.org

Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Maine. As of 2000, the population is 265,612. Its county seat is Portland6. Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Maine_highlighting_Cumberland_County. ... 1760 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Motto: Nickname: Founded 1786 Incorporated County Cumberland County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Jim Cohen Area  - Total  - Water 136. ... -1... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ... The Twenty-second United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 39th 86,542 km² 305 km 515 km 13. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Motto: Nickname: Founded 1786 Incorporated County Cumberland County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Jim Cohen Area  - Total  - Water 136. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,152 km² (1,217 mi²). 2,164 km² (836 mi²) of it is land and 988 km² (381 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 31.34% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Adjacent Counties

Androscoggin County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Sagadahoc County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... York County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Location in the state of Maine Formed 1805 Seat South Paris Area  - Total  - Water 5,634 km² (2,175 mi²) 252 km² (97 mi²) 4. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 265,612 people, 107,989 households, and 67,709 families residing in the county. The population density is 123/km² (318/mi²). There are 122,600 housing units at an average density of 57/km² (147/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.74% White, 1.06% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 1.40% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.35% from other races, and 1.13% from two or more races. 0.95% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 107,989 households out of which 30.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.10% are married couples living together, 9.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.30% are non-families. 28.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.95. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 31.30% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 93.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $44,048, and the median income for a family is $54,485. Males have a median income of $35,850 versus $27,935 for females. The per capita income for the county is $23,949. 7.90% of the population and 5.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.10% of those under the age of 18 and 7.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Flag of Maine

State of Maine Baldwin is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Bridgton is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Brunswick Station is a census-designated place located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Brunswick is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Seal of Cape Elizabeth Cape Elizabeth is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine, and is the states 2nd most affluent municipality (per capita) after Kennebunkport based on Census 2000 data. ... Casco is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Cumberland Center is a census-designated place located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Cumberland is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Falmouth Foreside is a census-designated place located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Falmouth is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Freeport, Maine Freeport is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Frye Island is a town located in Sebago Lake in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Gorham is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Gray is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Harpswell is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Harrison is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... A View of Higgins Beach Higgins Beach is a small beach located in the State of Maine in the United States. ... Little Falls-South Windham is a census-designated place located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Long Island is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine that was that seceded from the City of Portland in 1993. ... Naples is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... New Gloucester is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... North Windham is a census-designated place located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... North Yarmouth is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Motto: Nickname: Founded 1786 Incorporated County Cumberland County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Jim Cohen Area  - Total  - Water 136. ... Pownal is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Raymond is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Scarborough is a town in Cumberland County on the southern coast of Maine. ... Sebago is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... South Portland is a city located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Standish is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Westbrook is a city located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Windham is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Yarmouth is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 39th 86,542 km² 305 km 515 km 13. ...

Capital:

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Regions:

Down East | Maine Atlantic Coast | Maine Highlands | North Woods | Western Maine Mountains This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Down East is a New England geographical term that is applied in at least a couple of different ways. ... State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci Official languages None Area 86,542 km² (39th)  - Land 80,005 km²  - Water 11,724 km² (13. ... The Maine Highlands is a centrally located region that constitutes a large portion of the state of Maine. ... The North Woods is a broad region of northern Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. ... The Western Maine Mountains region spans along most of the Maines western border with New Hampshire. ...

Largest cities:

Auburn | Augusta | Bangor | Bath | Belfast | Biddeford | Brewer | Caribou | Ellsworth | Houlton | Kittery | Lewiston | Millinocket | Old Orchard Beach | Old Town | Orono | Portland | Presque Isle | Rockland | Rumford | Saco | Sanford | South Portland | Topsham | Waterville | Westbrook Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... Motto: Nickname: Location in Kennebec County, Maine Founded Incorporated 1754   County Kennebec County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor William E. Dowling Area  - Total  - Water 150. ... Downtown Bangor Bangor is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. ... View uphill towards City Hall in Bath Bath is a city located in Sagadahoc County, Maine. ... Seal of Belfast, ME Belfast is a city located in Waldo County, Maine. ... Biddeford City Hall, c. ... Brewer is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Caribou is a city located in Aroostook County, Maine. ... Ellsworth is a city located in Hancock County, Maine. ... Houlton is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, on the Canadian border, located at 46. ... Kittery is a town located in York County, Maine. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: ci. ... Millinocket is a mill town in Penobscot County, Maine, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 5,203. ... Pier at Old Orchard Beach Old Orchard Beach is a census-designated place located in York County, Maine. ... Main Street in Old Town Old Town is a city located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Orono is a town located in Penobscot County, Maine. ... Motto: Nickname: Founded 1786 Incorporated County Cumberland County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Jim Cohen Area  - Total  - Water 136. ... Presque Isle is a city located in Aroostook County, Maine. ... Seal of Rockland, ME Rockland is a city located in Knox County, Maine. ... Paper mill along the river in Rumford Rumford is a town located in Oxford County, Maine. ... Saco is a city located in York County, Maine. ... Sanford is a census-designated place located in York County, Maine. ... South Portland is a city located in Cumberland County, Maine. ... Topsham is a town located in Sagadahoc County, Maine. ... Waterville is a city located in Kennebec County, Maine. ... Westbrook is a city located in Cumberland County, Maine. ...

Counties:

Androscoggin | Aroostook | Cumberland | Franklin | Hancock | Kennebec | Knox | Lincoln | Oxford | Penobscot | Piscataquis | Sagadahoc | Somerset | Waldo | Washington | York List of Maine counties: Maine counties Androscoggin County: formed in 1854 from parts of Cumberland County, Kennebec County, Lincoln County, and Oxford County. ... Androscoggin County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Location in the state of Maine Formed 1839 Seat Houlton Area  - Total  - Water 17,686 km² (6,829 mi²) 407 km² (157 mi²) 2. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Kennebec County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Knox County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Location in the state of Maine Formed 1805 Seat South Paris Area  - Total  - Water 5,634 km² (2,175 mi²) 252 km² (97 mi²) 4. ... Penobscot County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Piscataquis County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Sagadahoc County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Somerset County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Waldo County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... York County is a county located in the state of Maine. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Cumberland County, Maine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (380 words)
Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Maine.
In the county the population is spread out with 23.30% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 31.30% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.30% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $44,048, and the median income for a family is $54,485.
Encyclopedia: Cumberland County, Maine (510 words)
Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature.
A county seat is an administrative center for a county.
Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count.
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