2 reviews
  1. Town in Maine
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C-
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    C+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$189,900
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$784
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    No Data
    273
  • Murder
    No Data
    6
  • Rape
    No Data
    41
  • Robbery
    No Data
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    No Data
    525
  • Theft
    No Data
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No Data
    263

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$53,145
National
$53,889
Children
12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

    Bowdoin Reviews

    2 reviews
    I like being in the woods. I feel comfortable not being surrounded by buildings all the time. It's nice to breathe fresh air.
    • Current Resident
    • 5 months ago
    • Overall Experience
    It's not the best for small business however there are some doing good.
    • Niche User
    • May 23 2014
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