Castine is a city located in Hancock County Maine. With a 2020 population of 1,010, it is the 95th largest city in Maine and the 14809th largest city in the United States. Castine is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually and its population has decreased by -0.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,014 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Castine has a population density of 655 people per square mile.
The average household income in Castine is $92,937 with a poverty rate of 7.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $850 per month, and the median house value is $606,100. The median age in Castine is 20.5 years, 20.3 years for males, and 21.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Castinewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.
98.52% of Castine residents speak only English, while 1.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Castine is White, with 5.95% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Castine is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.06%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Castine
95.94% of Castine residents were born in the United States, with 44.03% having been born in Maine. 0.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.