Lincoln County ME Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

Lincoln County ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 35,951
Population in Households 35,477
Population in Familes 27,411
Population in Group Qrtrs 474
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $53,447
Average Household Income $74,945
Per Capita Income $33,131


Total Housing Units 25,112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,046 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,699 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,367 (37.3%)
Median Home Value $221,028
Average Home Value $287,492


Total Households 15,745
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 9,965
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.52% 0.45%
Households 0.47% 0.42%
Families 0.27% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


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, 2018 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 Density # 7 63rd
Diversity Index # 16 6th
Median Household Income # 5 75th
Per Capita Income # 3 88th

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