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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C+
Dresden is a town in Maine with a population of 1,891. Dresden is in Lincoln County. Living in Dresden offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Dresden and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Dresden are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$172,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$863
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    10%
  • Own
    90%
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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
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Dresden

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$68,674
National
$55,322
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