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Mount Desert

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Mount Desert is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. The population was 2,053 at the 2010 census. Incorporated in 1789, the town currently encompasses the villages of Otter Creek, Seal Harbor, Northeast Harbor, Somesville, Hall Quarry, and Pretty Marsh.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 54.88sqmi, of which 36.88sqmi is land and 18.00sqmi is water.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 2,053 people, 984 households, and 586 families residing in the town. The population density was 55.7PD/sqmi. There were 2,287 housing units at an average density of 62.0/sqmi. The racial makeup of the town was 98.1% White, 0.3% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.
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