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  7. Jobs
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Hallowell is a town in Maine with a population of 2,453. Hallowell is in Kennebec County and is one of the best places to live in Maine. Living in Hallowell offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Hallowell there are a lot of bars, restaurants, and coffee shops. Many young professionals and retirees live in Hallowell and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Hallowell are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$197,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$850
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Hallowell 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
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    42.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    42.3
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    42.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    550.1
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Hallowell

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,464
National
$55,322

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Hallowell Reviews

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The definition of diverse. People from all kinds of different backgrounds flood to Hallowell. It is a small and quiet community and everyone seems to know one another. It is the perfect community to raise a family or retire to.
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Nice place to live with active downtown. Housing is more expensive than surrounding towns and taxes are high. Schools are decent.
It is kind, caring, and welcoming environment. They have many things around such as schools and malls so it is a great place to live and have a family.