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  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    C
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Cousins Island is a town in Maine with a population of 564. Cousins Island is in Cumberland County and is one of the best places to live in Maine. Living in Cousins Island offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Cousins Island there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Residents of Cousins Island tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Cousins Island are highly rated.
About Cousins Island...
Population
564

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$365,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    0%
  • Own
    100%
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Crime & Safety

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

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    2%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    23%
  • 55-64 years
    28%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    31%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Cousins Island

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$102,656
National
$55,322
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Cousins Island Reviews

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I can get everything I need in this area, It is a quaint little town with restaurants, groceries, auto shops, gas stations, and salons. It is a very competitive area so the quality is always good.
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This is a very safe tight knit community. There is virtually no crime here, the only thing people ever get in trouble for is occasionally speeding.
The weather can be off and off, usually it is beautiful, but sometimes unpredictable.