Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 85.3 km (32.9 mi). 81.5 kmē (31.5 mi) of it is land and 3.8 km (1.5 mi) of it (4.40%) is water. The Algonquin State Forest is located within the town.

Principal Communities

   ►  Colebrook Center

   ►  North Colebrook

   ►  Robertsville

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Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,471 people, 566 households, and 419 families residing in the town. The population density was 18.0/kmē (46.7/miē). There were 656 housing units at an average density of 8.0/kmē (20.8/miē). The racial makeup of the town was 97.01% White, 0.68% African American, 0.61% Asian, 0.88% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.45% of the population.

There were 566 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $58,684, and the median income for a family was $64,286. Males had a median income of $42,647 versus $35,987 for females. The per capita income for the town was $29,789. About 1.4% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 9.0% of those age 65 or over.

 

Voter Registration and Party Enrollment as of October 25, 2005

Party

Active Voters

Inactive Voters

Total Voters

Percentage

 

Democratic

299

8

307

27.36%

 

Republican

267

10

277

24.69%

 

Unaffiliated

503

30

533

47.50%

 

Minor Parties

5

0

5

0.45%

Total

1,074

48

1,122

100%

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Southwestern view of Colebrook Center 1837

The population of the town in 1810 was 1,243; in 1830, it was 1,332.

In the year 2000 the population was 1,471.

 

Links to other Sites of Interest

The Colebrook Historical Society 1816

William Underwood, a prominent Colebrook citizen, commissioned master builder William Swift to design and construct this inn as a wedding present to his daughter, who ran it as The Seymour Inn for many years. It is the only home the Colebrook Historical Society has known since its inception in 1953 and stands as one of the key buildings in Colebrook Center.

The Colebrook Historical Society replica building is number 3 in a series offered for sale by the Colebrook Historical Society, 2004.

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