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Encyclopedia > Kittery, Maine
Location of town of Kittery in state of Maine
Location of town of Kittery in state of Maine

Kittery is a town located in York County, Maine. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 9,543. The town's leading industrial employer is Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, which once built and now repairs submarines for the U.S. Navy. Kittery was incorporated in 1647, and the town bills itself as "The oldest incorporated town in Maine". The town is popular with tourists for its many factory outlet stores. Image File history File links Map_of_Maine_highlighting_Kittery. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Maine_highlighting_Kittery. ... York County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Portsmouth Naval Shipyard The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS), often called the Portsmouth Navy Yard, is a United States Navy shipyard for building, remodeling, and repairing the Navys ships. ... USS Los Angeles A submarine is a specialized watercraft that can operate underwater. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... // Events March 14 - Thirty Years War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm. ...


Geography

Whaleback Ledge Lighthouse (1872), as it appeared before the defective prior lighthouse (1831) was removed.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 54.4 km² (21.0 mi²). 46.2 km² (17.8 mi²) of it is land and 8.2 km² (3.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 15.14% water. Image File history File links Whaleback_Lighthouse,_Kittery,_ME.jpg Whaleback Ledge Lighthouse (1872), as it appeared before the defective prior lighthouse (1831) was removed. ... Image File history File links Whaleback_Lighthouse,_Kittery,_ME.jpg Whaleback Ledge Lighthouse (1872), as it appeared before the defective prior lighthouse (1831) was removed. ... 1872 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1831 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 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 an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

Government Street, c. 1920, Kittery, ME

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 9,543 people, 4,078 households, and 2,528 families residing in the town. The population density is 206.8/km² (535.5/mi²). There are 4,375 housing units at an average density of 94.8/km² (245.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 95.98% White, 1.78% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.45% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. 1.50% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Image File history File links Government_Street,_Kittery,_ME.jpg Government Street c. ... Image File history File links Government_Street,_Kittery,_ME.jpg Government Street c. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... 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 4,078 households out of which 27.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.1% are married couples living together, 8.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.0% are non-families. 29.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.86. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...

Navy Yard in 1915, Kittery, ME

In the town the population is spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.1 males. Image File history File links Navy_Yard,_Kittery,_ME.jpg Navy Yard in 1915, Kittery, ME; from an old postcard. ... Image File history File links Navy_Yard,_Kittery,_ME.jpg Navy Yard in 1915, Kittery, ME; from an old postcard. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ...


The median income for a household in the town is $45,822, and the median income for a family is $53,343. Males have a median income of $37,096 versus $29,850 for females. The per capita income for the town is $24,153. 7.6% of the population and 5.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.9% of those under the age of 18 and 6.6% 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. ...


See also: Kittery (CDP), Maine Kittery is a census-designated place located in York County, Maine. ...


External links

  • Official town Web site
  • Maine outlet shopping on wikitravel.org
Flag of Maine

State of 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, along with the District of Columbia, form 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:

Augusta This is a list of United States state capitals: See also List of current and former capital cities within the United States List of capitals of subnational entities Reference http://www. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ...

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 Maine North Woods is the northern geographic area of the state of Maine. ... 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. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... 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. ... 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. ... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ... 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. ... Seal of South Portland 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. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... 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:
 
Encyclopedia: Kittery, Maine (1900 words)
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.
The Maine Highlands is a centrally located region that constitutes a large portion of the state of Maine.
The Maine North Woods is the northern geographic area of the state of Maine.
Kittery, Maine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (463 words)
Kittery was incorporated in 1647, and the town bills itself as "The oldest incorporated town in Maine".
The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.86.
Navy Yard in 1915, Kittery, ME In the town the population is spread out with 21.9% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who are 65 years of age or older.
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