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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B
Lincoln County is located in Maine with a population of 34,021. In Lincoln County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Lincoln County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Lincoln County are above average.
Population
34,021

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$211,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$761
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Lincoln County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    53.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    7.7
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    7.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    237.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    896.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    30.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Lincoln County

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,041
National
$55,322

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