Lincoln County ME Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 35,339
Population in Households 34,841
Population in Familes 26,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 498
Population Density1 78
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 15,796
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 10,021
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 24,661 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,621 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,175 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,865 (35.9%)
Median Home Value $202,696
Average Home Value $269,620


Median Household Income $52,471
Average Household Income $66,123
Per Capita Income $29,684
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.63%
Households 0.8% 0.75%
Families 0.53% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lincoln County ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 16 counties and county equivalents in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 13 25th
Population Density1 # 7 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 16 6th
Median Household Income # 4 81st
Per Capita Income # 4 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.