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Encyclopedia > Standish, Maine

Standish is a town located in Cumberland County, Maine. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 9,285. Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Maine. ...


Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 216.8 km² (83.7 mi²). 153.0 km² (59.1 mi²) of it is land and 63.8 km² (24.6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 29.42% 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 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

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 9,285 people, 3,205 households, and 2,464 families residing in the town. The population density was 60.7/km² (157.2/mi²). There were 3,987 housing units at an average density of 26.1/km² (67.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.08% White, 0.39% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. 0.46% of the population were 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. ... 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 were 3,205 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 16.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.03. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 13.1% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.4 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $50,278, and the median income for a family was $53,461. Males had a median income of $36,235 versus $26,204 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,504. 3.6% of the population and 1.9% of families were below the poverty line. 3.8% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older were 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. ... 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. ...


Education

  • Bonny Eagle High School is the public high school serving the towns of Buxton, Hollis, Limington, and Standish.

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History of Standish, Maine (521 words)
Standish is situated on the south-west side of Lake Sebago and is the most south-westerly part of Cumberland County.
Standish is bound on the north by Lake Sebago, south-east by Windham and Gorham, south by Buxton and Hollis, and west by Limington.
At the north-eastern extremity of the town called Standish “Neck,” is the Basin of Lake Sebago, from which issues the Presurnpscot River.
Standish, Maine at AllExperts (451 words)
Standish is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States.
It includes the villages of Standish Corner, Sebago Lake Village, and Steep Falls, and the localities known as Richville, Standish Neck, and Two Trails.
About 1.9% of families and 3.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
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