Caratunk

Caratunk, Maine

Caratunk is a town in Somerset County, Maine, United States. The population was 108 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 55.3 square miles (143.3 km²), of which, 52.3 square miles (135.5 km²) of it is land and 3.0 square miles (7.8 km²) of it (5.42%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 108 people, 42 households, and 28 families residing in the town. The population density was 2.1 people per square mile (0.8/km²). There were 202 housing units at an average density of 3.9/sq mi (1.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 42 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, and 33.3% were non-families. 23.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 35.2% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 111.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,591, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $32,083 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,321. There were no families and 4.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 10.0% of those over 64.

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