Stoneham

Stoneham

[stoh-nuhm]
Stoneham, town (1990 pop. 22,203), Middlesex co., NE Mass., a chiefly residential suburb of Boston; settled 1645, set off from Charlestown and inc. 1725. The Stone Zoo is there.
Stoneham is a town in Oxford County, Maine, United States. The population was 255 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 36.7 square miles (95.0 km²), of which, 35.7 square miles (92.5 km²) of it is land and 1.0 square miles (2.5 km²) of it (2.67%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 255 people, 113 households, and 81 families residing in the town. The population density was 7.1 people per square mile (2.8/km²). There were 351 housing units at an average density of 9.8/sq mi (3.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.04% White, 0.78% Native American, 0.39% Asian, and 0.78% from two or more races.

There were 113 households out of which 22.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the town the population was spread out with 16.1% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 22.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,611, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $26,071 versus $22,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $25,038. About 11.8% of families and 16.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 18.9% of those sixty five or over.

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