Fort Fairfield is a town in Aroostook County, Maine, United States. Aroostook County is a County located in the US state of Maine. The State of Maine ( is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The population was 3,579 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 78. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 4 square miles (203. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 0 km²), of which, 76. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 6 square miles (198. 5 km²) of it is land and 1. 7 square miles (4. 5 km²) of it (2. 21%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,579 people, 1,523 households, and 1,015 families residing in the town. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 46. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 7 people per square mile (18. 0/km²). There were 1,654 housing units at an average density of 21. 6/sq mi (8. 3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98. 35% White, 0. 20% Black or African American, 0. 45% Native American, 0. 03% Asian, 0. 03% Pacific Islander, 0. 20% from other races, and 0. 75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0. 75% of the population.
There were 1,523 households out of which 27. 7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52. 9% were married couples living together, 10. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33. 3% were non-families. 29. 0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14. 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 35 and the average family size was 2. 86.
In the town the population was spread out with 23. 4% under the age of 18, 6. 8% from 18 to 24, 25. 5% from 25 to 44, 27. 2% from 45 to 64, and 17. 0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 88. 3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86. 9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $28,563, and the median income for a family was $33,446. Males had a median income of $28,448 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,757. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 9. 8% of families and 16. 7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 0% of those under age 18 and 25. 0% of those age 65 or over. Agriculture, particularly potato and broccoli farming, is important to the local economy.
The town contains The Blockhouse Museum, displaying artifacts from the Aroostook War. The Aroostook War was an undeclared (and ultimately bloodless confrontation in 1838-39 between the United States and Great Britain over the international boundary between British The annual State of Maine Potato Blossom Festival is held in the third week of July. The town has a venerable public library. A large dike holds back the spring surge of waters in the Aroostook River. The Aroostook River is a tributary of the Saint John River, approximately 140 mi (225 km long in the U The nearest significant shopping center is in Presque Isle, about 11 miles away.
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