About Bingham ME
Bingham is a town in Somerset County, Maine, in the United States. The population was 922 at the 2010 census. Bingham is a historic town located beside the Kennebec River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 35.32 square miles (91.48 km), of which 34.91 square miles (90.42 km) is land and 0.41 square miles (1.06 km) is water. Bingham is drained by Jackson Brook and the Kennebec River.
The town is traversed by U. S. Route 201 and Maine State Route 16. It is bordered by the towns of Moscow to the north, Brighton Plantation to the east, and Solon to the south.
Bingham Hotel and Main Street in 1905
Somerset Railroad trestle in 1910
Old mill in 1909
As of the census of 2010, there were 922 people, 429 households, and 245 families residing in the town. The population density was 26.4 inhabitants per square mile (10.2/km). There were 600 housing units at an average density of 17.2 per square mile (6.6/km). The racial makeup of the town was 97.0% White, 0.9% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.
There were 429 households of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.5% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.9% were non-families. 35.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 2.72.
The median age in the town was 45.7 years. 19.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.1% were from 25 to 44; 30.2% were from 45 to 64; and 20.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.8% male and 50.2% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 989 people, 420 households, and 267 families residing in the town. The population density was 28.6 people per square mile (11.0/km²). There were 619 housing units at an average density of 17.9 per square mile (6.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.39% White, 0.10% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 0.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.40% of the population.
There were 420 households, out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them. 46.9% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.80.
In the town, the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.7 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $28,200, and the median income for a family was $31,538. Males had a median income of $25,990 versus $16,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,724. About 15.6% of families and 19.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.5% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.
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Bingham Maine neighborhoods include: Acton, Albany Twp, Albion, Alfred, Amherst, Anson, Arrowsic, Arundel, Ashland, Atkinson, Auburn, Augusta, Bailey Island, Bangor, Bar Harbor, Bass Harbor, Bath, Belfast, Benton, Bethel, Biddeford, Birch Harbor, Blue Hill, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Bowerbank, Bridgton, Brooklin, Brooks, Brooksville, Brownfield, Brunswick, Bryant Pond, Bucksport, Bustins Island, Buxton, Camden, Canaan, Cape Elizabeth, Cape Neddick, Caratunk, Caribou, Carmel, Carrabassett Valley, Casco, Castine, Castle Hill, Center Lovell, Chelsea, China, Cliff Island, Clifton, Connor Twp, Corea, Cumberland Center, Cumberland Foreside, Cushing, Dayton, Deer Isle, Denmark, Dennysville, Diamond Cove, Dover Foxcroft, Dresden, East Machias, Eastport, East Waterboro, Eddington, Eliot, Ellsworth, Fairfield, Falmouth, Fletchers Landing Twp, Fort Kent, Frankfort, Franklin, Freeport, Frenchboro, Frenchville, Friendship, Glenburn, Glen Cove, Gorham, Gouldsboro, Grand Isle, Gray, Greenbush, Greene, Greenville, Greenwood, Hampden, Hancock, Harborside, Harpswell, Harrison, Hebron, Hermon, Hope, Islesboro, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Kingfield, Kittery, Kittery Point, Lakeville, Lamoine, Lebanon, Lee, Levant, Lewiston, Limestone, Lincoln, Lincolnville, Lisbon, Lisbon Falls, Litchfield, Little Deer Isle, Lovell, Lubec, Lyman, Madawaska, Madison, Manchester, Mapleton, Mariaville, Mason Twp, Mercer, Mexico, Milton Twp, Minot, Monhegan, Monroe, Morrill, Mount Desert, Naples, Newburgh, New Canada, New Gloucester, New Sweden, Norridgewock, North Anson, North Berwick, North Haven, Northport, North Turner, North Yarmouth, Norway, Oakland, Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach, Orland, Orrs Island, Otis, Otisfield, Owls Head, Oxford, Patten, Peaks Island, Penobscot, Phillips, Phippsburg, Pine Point, Poland, Portland, Pownal, Prospect Harbor, Rangeley, Raymond, Readfield, Richmond, Rockland, Rockport, Rockwood, Rumford, Sabattus, Saco, Saint Agatha, Saint David, Sandy River Plt, Sanford, Sargentville, Scarborough, Searsmont, Searsport, Sebasco Estates, Sebec, Sedgwick, Shapleigh, Sidney, Sinclair, Skowhegan, South Berwick, South China, South Paris, South Portland, Springfield, Springvale, Standish, Steep Falls, St John Plt, Stockton Springs, Stoneham, Stonington, Sunset, Surry, Sweden, Thorndike, Topsham, Trenton, Turner, Unity, Vassalboro, Vinalhaven, Waldoboro, Waltham, Waterford, Waterville, Wells, West Bath, Westbrook, West Enfield, West Forks, West Newfield, West Paris, Windham, Windsor, Winslow, Winter Harbor, Winterport, Winthrop, Woolwich, Yarmouth, York
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