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Lincoln County, Maine (ME)

County population in 2014: 34,170 (all rural); it was 33,616 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,757
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,510
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,759
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,882 (it was 2,399 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

29%

Land area: 456 sq. mi.

Water area: 243.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 75 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lincoln County: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.7%), Educational, health and social services (10.6%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 41%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Lincoln County, Maine:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
Maine median age:  42.0 years
Males: 16,758  (49.0%)
Females: 17,412  (51.0%)

Lincoln County,ME real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lincoln County:

2.0 people
Maine:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,310 ($38,686 in 1999)

This county:

$50310
Maine:

$46974

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $670 (lower quartile is $525, upper quartile is $831)
This county:

$670
State:

$668


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $205,974 (it was $114,500 in 2000)
Lincoln:

$205,974
Maine:

$172,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $128,932 - $316,521

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $301,013
Here:

$301,013
State:

$224,586

Townhouses or other attached units: $234,437
Here:

$234,437
State:

$236,645

In 2-unit structures: $174,450
Here:

$174,450
State:

$219,007

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,868
Here:

$188,868
State:

$174,362

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $200,924
Here:

$200,924
State:

$208,872

Mobile homes: $68,216
Here:

$68,216
State:

$60,044
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,120
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $453

Institutionalized population: 373

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 61
  • Thefts: 173
  • Auto thefts: 8

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 159
  • Auto thefts: 9
Lincoln County, ME map from a distance

Health of residents in Lincoln County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
76.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
52.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
62.7% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 191 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 157 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 157 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2008: 126 buildings, average cost: $221,400
  • 2009: 99 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2010: 77 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2011: 72 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2012: 66 buildings, average cost: $223,700
  • 2013: 89 buildings, average cost: $238,300
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $244,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,960 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,998 (0.9%)

Lincoln County household income distribution in 2009 Lincoln County home values distribution Lincoln County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.4% for Black residents, 38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.9% for American Indian residents, 66.1% for other race residents, 9.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.3%
Lincoln County:

12.3%
Maine:

14.0%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.0% for Black residents, 31.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for American Indian residents, 66.1% for other race residents, 8.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 49 years old
(Males: 48 years old, Females: 51 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50 years old, Black residents: 19 years old, American Indian residents: 26 years old, Asian residents: 20 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32 years old, Other race residents: 16 years old)

Area name: Lincoln County, ME
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lincoln County is $556 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $671 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $811 a month.

Cities in this county include: Boothbay, Bristol, Jefferson, Whitefield, Damariscotta, Damariscotta-Newcastle, Newcastle, Nobleboro, Dresden, Waldoboro.

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Rutland County, Vermont , Cherry County, Nebraska , Lewis County, New York , Hutchinson County, South Dakota , Saratoga County, New York , Sheridan County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Maine:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 976
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 678 (69% naturalized citizens)

Lincoln County:

2.0%
Whole state:

2.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 73
  • 1990 to 1994: 61
  • 1985 to 1989: 71
  • 1980 to 1984: 31
  • 1975 to 1979: 51
  • 1970 to 1974: 38
  • 1970 to 1974: 38
  • 1965 to 1969: 315

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.8%

Lincoln County marital status for males Lincoln County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,868
  • One, attached: 240
  • Two: 475
  • 3 or 4: 440
  • 5 to 9: 254
  • 10 to 19: 107
  • 20 or more: 173
  • Mobile homes: 2,251
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 41

Housing units in Lincoln County with a mortgage: 4,511 (337 second mortgage, 563 home equity loan, 26 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,827

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

66.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lincoln County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,58629
Catholic2,7253
Evangelical Protestant1,06512
Other2794
None26,802-
Lincoln County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Lincoln County:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Lincoln County:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 46
This county:

13.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lincoln County:

7.0%
Maine:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

21.9%
State:

25.0%

Agriculture in Lincoln County:

Average size of farms: 105 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $25,829
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $435.65
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 22.49%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 52.96%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $24,616
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.60%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,287
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.36%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 36.14%
Vegetables: 286 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 63 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lincoln County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 209.5 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 108.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 238.9 miles away from the county center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the county center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 32.3 miles away from Lincoln County center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • MaineSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 23, 2010 to March 2, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1891): March 25, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1891, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • MaineSevere Storms, Flooding, and Landslides, Incident Period: June 18, 2009 to July 8, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1852): July 30, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1852, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • MaineSevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 29, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3298): December 15, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3298, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • MaineSevere Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: December 11, 2008 to December 29, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1815): January 9, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1815, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • MaineSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2008 to May 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1755): May 9, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1755, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MaineSevere Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2007 to April 23, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1693): April 25, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1693, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MaineFlooding, Incident Period: March 16, 2007 to March 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1691): April 20, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1691, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • MaineHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3256): September 19, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3256, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MaineSevere Storms, Flooding, Snow Melts, and Ice Jams, Incident Period: March 29, 2005 to May 3, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1591): June 29, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1591, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • MaineExtreme Winter Weather, Incident Period: December 17, 2002 to June 1, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1468): May 14, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1468, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (27%)
  • United Kingdom (25%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • France (3%)
  • Austria (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lincoln County (%):

  • English (25%)
  • United States or American (15%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (9%)
  • French (except Basque) (7%)
  • Scottish (5%)
  • French Canadian (4%)

Lincoln County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,141 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,945 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (0%)
  • Railroad: 5 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 12 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 24 (0%)
  • Walked: 603 (4%)
  • Other means: 126 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 979 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Lincoln County, Maine in 2000:

  • 138 people in nursing homes
  • 116 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 51 people in other group homes
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 11 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 8 people in military barracks, etc.

People in group quarters in Lincoln County, Maine in 2010:

  • 214 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 159 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 79 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,843.

5.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Maine average:

5.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.25% relocated from other counties in Maine ($18,963 average AGI)
2.46% relocated from other states ($19,973 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

2.46%
Maine average:

2.57%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kennebec County, ME  0.88% ($31,427 average AGI)
from Knox County, ME  0.60% ($28,624)
from Sagadahoc County, ME  0.55% ($34,346)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.52% ($36,795)
from Penobscot County, ME  0.15% ($41,333)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.14% ($29,450)
from Waldo County, ME  0.13% ($34,000)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Maine average:

5.62%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.70% relocated to other counties in Maine ($18,759 average AGI)
2.34% relocated to other states ($13,665 average AGI)
Lincoln County:

2.34%
Maine average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kennebec County, ME  0.86% ($26,475 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.84% ($31,442)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.64% ($29,011)
to Knox County, ME  0.53% ($26,645)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.15% ($38,227)
to York County, ME  0.15% ($45,273)
to Penobscot County, ME  0.13% ($28,389)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Births per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Lincoln County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Lincoln County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lincoln County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,706 (6,665 aged, 1,041 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 249 (3%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Lincoln County, Maine in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (447)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (356)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (303)
  • Unspecified dementia (297)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (284)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (202)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (190)
  • Congestive heart failure (142)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (119)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (116)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.68
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6399.700
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 300.830
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 48981.16

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1007.380
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1214.530
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.68

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 96.48

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17.03
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 145.2. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,959
  • In family households: 27,372 (6,862 male householders, 2,887 female householders)
    7,816 spouses, 7,819 children (7,142 natural, 217 adopted, 460 stepchildren), 458 grandchildren, 106 brothers or sisters, 193 parents, 177 other relatives, 903 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,587 (2,406 male householders (1,849 living alone)), 2,994 female householders (2,523 living alone)), 1,187 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 498 (373 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,407 2-persons, 2,039 3-persons, 1,464 4-persons, 583 5-persons, 180 6-persons, 76 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,372 1-person, 911 2-persons, 81 3-persons, 32 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

5,460 married couples with children.
1,638 single-parent households (497 men, 1,141 women).

97.2% of residents of Lincoln County speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $207,782,000 ($5897 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $13,347,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $108,779,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,937,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $231,000
Federal grants: $45,543,000
Federal procurement contracts: $7,348,000 ($4,885,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,945,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $707,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,711,000
Federal Government insurance: $54,535,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,469
Here:

42 per 1000 residents
State:

54 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,848
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +30
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,014
Here:

+57 per 1000 residents
State:

+28 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Lincoln County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.97 millions of gallons per day (36% from ground, 64% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 157
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,651
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,551
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,679
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,383
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,055
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,548
  • 1940 to 1949: 994
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,470
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 126
  • 3 rooms: 291
  • 4 rooms: 1,531
  • 5 rooms: 2,715
  • 6 rooms: 2,698
  • 7 rooms: 1,801
  • 8 rooms: 1,364
  • 9+ rooms: 1,207
  • 1 room: 42
  • 2 rooms: 253
  • 3 rooms: 417
  • 4 rooms: 644
  • 5 rooms: 417
  • 6 rooms: 297
  • 7 rooms: 154
  • 8 rooms: 110
  • 9+ rooms: 65
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lincoln County, Maine
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 46
  • 1 bedroom: 506
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,295
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,553
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,797
  • 5+ bedrooms: 562
  • no bedroom: 68
  • 1 bedroom: 704
  • 2 bedrooms: 867
  • 3 bedrooms: 580
  • 4 bedrooms: 136
  • 5+ bedrooms: 44
Cars and other vehicles available in Lincoln County, Maine in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 522
  • 1 vehicle: 3,278
  • 2 vehicles: 5,387
  • 3 vehicles: 1,996
  • 4 vehicles: 383
  • 5+ vehicles: 193
  • no vehicle: 300
  • 1 vehicle: 1,165
  • 2 vehicles: 746
  • 3 vehicles: 118
  • 4 vehicles: 27
  • 5+ vehicles: 43

65% of Lincoln County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Maine.

Lincoln County:

65.2%
State average:

60.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20743
  • Northeast: 8857
  • Midwest: 1224
  • South: 1172
  • West: 695

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $110,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lincoln County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (83.3%)
  • Wood (9.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.8%)
  • Electricity (2.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72.6%)
  • Electricity (11.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.0%)
  • Wood (4.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 267
Here:

7.1%
Maine:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 477
Here:

24.1%
Maine:

8.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 220
Here:

29.6%
Maine:

28.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Lincoln County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,654,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,971,000
    Police Protection: $1,530,000
    Local Fire Protection: $406,000
    General Public Buildings: $283,000
    Solid Waste Management: $258,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000
    Corrections - Other: $95,000
    Central Staff Services: $63,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
    Sewerage: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,046,000

Lincoln County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $735,000
    Solid Waste Management: $247,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $43,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $37,000
    Rents: $25,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $17,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $612,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,597,000

Lincoln County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $183,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $137,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,000

Lincoln County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $390,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $620,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 636
  • Number of aged recipients: 69
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 567
  • Number of recipients under 18: 71
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 418
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 147
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 297
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 246
Lincoln County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lincoln County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Lincoln County, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William18776.2 years
John17276.0 years
Robert16972.6 years
George16776.6 years
Mary14081.1 years
Charles12974.0 years
Helen11783.7 years
Dorothy11079.9 years
Elizabeth10782.7 years
Ruth10380.6 years
Most common last names in Lincoln County, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lewis6775.8 years
Smith6775.7 years
Reed5777.3 years
Pinkham5775.4 years
Benner5473.9 years
Brown5176.2 years
Jones5180.5 years
Brewer5076.2 years
Johnson4977.9 years
Davis4575.7 years
Businesses in Lincoln County, ME
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets12
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's2
Chevrolet1RadioShack2
Circle K5Rite Aid2
Decora Cabinetry4Shaw's1
Dunkin Donuts3Subway4
FedEx6True Value2
Ford1U-Haul2
GNC2U.S. Cellular3
H&R Block2UPS5
La-Z-Boy1YMCA2