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Encyclopedia > Somerset County, Maine
Somerset County, Maine
Map
Map of Maine highlighting Somerset County
Location in the state of Maine
Map of the USA highlighting Maine
Maine's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded information needed
Seat Skowhegan
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

10,607 km² (4,095 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
437 km² (169 mi²), 4.12%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

50,888
5/km² 

Somerset County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. As of 2000, the population was 50,888. Its county seat is Skowhegan6. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) None (English and French de facto) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_ME.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Maine ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Skowhegan is a town in Somerset County, Maine, in the United States. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and 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. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) None (English and French de facto) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Skowhegan is a town in Somerset County, Maine, in the United States. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia 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 10,607 km² (4,095 mi²). 10,170 km² (3,926 mi²) of it is land and 437 km² (169 mi²) of it (4.12%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent counties

Aroostook County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. ... Penobscot County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Piscataquis County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. ... Waldo County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Kennebec County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Maine. ...

Adjacent regional county municipalities

Le Granit (Granite) is a regional county municipality in the Estrie region of eastern Quebec, Canada. ... Beauce-Sartigan Regional County Municipality is a regional county municipality in southeastern Quebec, Canada. ... Les Etchemins is a county regional municipality of Quebec in Canada. ... Montmagny is a county regional municipality of Quebec in Canada. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 50,888 people, 20,496 households, and 14,121 families residing in the county. The population density was 5/km² (13/mi²). There were 28,222 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (7/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.00% White, 0.24% Black or African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. 0.46% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 20.9% were of English, 17.7% French, 15.1% United States or American, 11.5% Irish and 8.8% French Canadian ancestry according to Census 2000. 96.2% spoke English and 2.9% French as their first language. 1870 US Census for New York City 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 encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... Languages English Religions Christianity (Anglicanism, Roman Catholicism and other minority denominations), and other faiths. ... French Canadian is a term that has several different connotations. ... The United States 2000 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 English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


There were 20,496 households out of which 31.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.20% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.10% were non-families. 24.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.87. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 24.70% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 25.30% from 45 to 64, and 14.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $30,731, and the median income for a family was $36,464. Males had a median income of $29,032 versus $20,745 for females. The per capita income for the county was $15,474. About 11.10% of families and 14.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.40% of those under age 18 and 12.50% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line 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

Anson is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Athens is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Bingham is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Brighton Plantation is a plantation in Somerset County, Maine, United States. ... Cambridge is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Canaan is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Caratunk is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Cornville is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Dennistown is a plantation located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Detroit is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Embden is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Fairfield is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Harmony is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Hartland is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Highland is a plantation located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Jackman is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Madison is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Mercer is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Moose River is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Moscow is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... New Portland is a town in Somerset County, Maine, United States. ... Norridgewock is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Palmyra is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Pittsfield is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Pleasant Ridge is a plantation located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Ripley is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Skowhegan is a town in Somerset County, Maine, in the United States. ... Smithfield is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... Solon is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... St. ... Starks is a town located in Somerset County, Maine. ... The Forks is a plantation located in Somerset County, Maine. ... West Forks is a plantation located in Somerset County, Maine. ...

Territories

Coordinates: 45°31′N 69°57′W / 45.51, -69.95 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Franklin County, Maine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (376 words)
Franklin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Maine.
In the county the population was spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 11.10% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 24.80% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $31,459, and the median income for a family was $37,863.
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