Lincoln County, ME Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Lincoln County?

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There are 35,035 residents in Lincoln County, with a median age of 50.4. Of this, 49.22% are males and 50.78% are females. US-born citizens make up 96.67% of the resident pool in Lincoln County, while non-US-born citizens account for 2.81%. Additionally, 0.52% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 31,282 people in Lincoln County currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 35,035 1.8%
Male Population 17,243 2.2%
Female Population 17,792 1.4%
Male population 49.22%
Female population 50.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 50.4 -2.7%
Citizen US Born 33,869 1.9%
Citizen not US Born 983 17.9%
Not Citizen 183 -45.2%
Citizen US Born 96.67%
Citizen not US Born 2.81%
Not Citizen 0.52%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 115 -14.8%
Moved from Same County 1,189 -24.9%
Moved from Same State 975 17.6%
Moved from Different State 1,128 28.5%
Same House as Last Year 31,282 1.9%
Moved from Abroad 0.33%
Moved from Same County 3.43%
Moved from Same State 2.81%
Moved from Different State 3.25%
Same House as Last Year 90.18%

What are the employment statistics in Lincoln County?

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White-collar workers make up 71.89% of the working population in Lincoln County, while blue-collar employees account for 28.11%. There are also 3,406 entrepreneurs in Lincoln County (20.75% of the workforce); 8,418 workers employed in private companies (51.28%); and 2,428 people working in governmental institutions (14.79%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 11,801 1.2%
Blue Collar 4,615 -0.6%
White Collar 71.89%
Blue Collar 28.11%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 3,406 6.7%
Private Companies 8,418 -2.1%
Governmental Workers 2,428 3.3%
Not for Profit Companies 2,164 -0.1%
Self Employees 20.75%
Private Companies 51.28%
Governmental Workers 14.79%
Not for Profit Companies 13.18%

How many households are there in Lincoln County?

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There are a total of 15,372 households in Lincoln County, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 59.86% of these Lincoln County households, while non-family units account for the remaining 40.14%. Additionally, 21.8% of households have children and 78.2% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 15,372 -1.9%
Average People Per Household 2 5.7%
Family Households 9,201 -5.0%
Non-family Households 6,171 3.1%
Family Households 59.86%
Non-family Households 40.14%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 3,351 -1.8%
Households without Children 12,021 -1.9%
Households with Children 21.8%
Households without Children 78.2%

What are the median and average incomes in Lincoln County?

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The average annual household income in Lincoln County is $92,607, while the median household income sits at $67,250 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $77,321, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $73,438. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $40,547 and $55,769, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $92,607 5.2%
Median Household Income $67,250 9.3%
People below Poverty Level 3,580 2.3%
People above Poverty Level 30,578 1.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Lincoln County?

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There are 23,563 housing units in Lincoln County, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1977. Of the 15,372 occupied housing units in Lincoln County, 81.31% are owner-occupied, while 18.69% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 58.08% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $267,150. In general, housing costs reach $982 per month in Lincoln County.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 23,563 -2.1%
Median Year Built 1977 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 6,528 1.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 698 5.8%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,268 11.6%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,371 4.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 3,081 -2.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,356 -9.6%
Built between 1990 and 1999 3,066 -8.5%
Built between 2000 and 2009 3,208 -5.0%
Built between 2010 and 2019 976 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 11 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 15,372 -1.9%
Owner Occupied 12,499 1.5%
Renter Occupied 2,873 -14.1%
Owner Occupied 81.31%
Renter Occupied 18.69%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 7,260 -0.4%
Without Mortgage 5,239 4.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $267,150 12.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $334,300 24.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $982 9.6%
With Mortgage 58.08%
Without Mortgage 41.92%

What is the level of education in Lincoln County?

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Approximately 35.39% of the population in Lincoln County holds a high school degree (that's 10,899 residents), while 21.27% have attained a college certificate (6,549 locals) and 20.16% have a bachelor's degree (6,209 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 568 1.4%
Some High School 10,899 -2.1%
Some College 6,549 0.5%
Associate Degree 2,401 6.1%
Bachelor's Degree 6,209 8.7%
Graduate Degree 4,169 1.5%
No High School 1.84%
Some High School 35.39%
Some College 21.27%
Associate Degree 7.8%
Bachelor's Degree 20.16%
Graduate Degree 13.54%

What is the marital status of Lincoln County residents?

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A total of 7,284 people in Lincoln County have never been married (which represents 24% of the total population), while 16,097 of them are wedded (53.03%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 318 (1.05%) and 4,437 (14.62%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 7,284 5.2%
Married 16,097 0.3%
Separated 318 45.9%
Widowed 2,220 -2.0%
Divorced 4,437 0.4%
Never Married 24%
Married 53.03%
Separated 1.05%
Widowed 7.31%
Divorced 14.62%

What are the most common means of transportation in Lincoln County?

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The top three means of transportation people in Lincoln County use to get to work are: car, walking and motorcycle. A total of 13,915 residents commute by car, 437 prefer going to work by walking and 12 by motorcycle.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 13,915 -0.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 7 -41.7%
Ferryboat 2 0.0%
Bicycle 2 -86.7%
Motorcycle 12 20.0%
Walk 437 0.9%

What is the median and average household income in Lincoln County by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
04539 1,450 654 $68,750.00 $97,595.00
04541 50 29 $49,821.00 $64,121.00
04543 2,221 917 $51,033.00 $70,050.00
04544 936 467 $53,994.00 $85,546.00
04535 743 278 $76,563.00 $94,421.00
04537 1,464 660 $62,885.00 $106,905.00
04538 1,772 836 $56,196.00 $80,410.00
04342 1,883 717 $69,375.00 $69,752.00
04348 3,417 1,169 $65,231.00 $73,142.00
04353 2,251 895 $75,139.00 $80,909.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 04342 04348 04353 04535 04537 04538 04539 04541 04543 04544 04551 04553 04554 04555 04556 04558 04564 04568 04570 04571 04572 04573 04575 04576 04578 04852