About Dedham ME
Dedham is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,681 at the 2010 census. The town includes the site of a Cold War airplane crash on Bald Mountain.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 44.38 square miles (114.94 km), of which 39.33 square miles (101.86 km) is land and 5.05 square miles (13.08 km) is water. The small village corporation of Lucerne-in-Maine lies in a summer resort area along Phillips Lake near the center of the town. It is part of Dedham but has limited taxing and regulatory authority separate from the town’s. The Lucerne-in-Maine Village Corp. was established in 1927 to give part-time residents a voice in how the village was run, but in 2017 the village considered dissolving.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,681 people, 702 households, and 491 families residing in the town. The population density was 42.7 inhabitants per square mile (16.5/km). There were 1,254 housing units at an average density of 31.9 per square mile (12.3/km). The racial makeup of the town was 97.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.
There were 702 households of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.1% were non-families. 21.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.76.
The median age in the town was 46.2 years. 19.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 40.3% were from 45 to 64; and 11.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.5% male and 48.5% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,422 people, 564 households, and 412 families residing in the town. The population density was 36.2 people per square mile (14.0/km²). There were 1,055 housing units at an average density of 26.9 per square mile (10.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.17% White, 0.28% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.35% of the population.
There were 564 households out of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.86.
In the town, the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $47,917, and the median income for a family was $52,917. Males had a median income of $35,052 versus $29,028 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,975. About 3.4% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.4% of those under age 18 and 9.1% of those age 65 or over.
Dedham 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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