Lincoln County, Maine Population 2024

36,675

Lincoln County, Maine's estimated 2024 population is 36,675 with a growth rate of 0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lincoln County, Maine is the 13th largest county in Maine. The 2010 population was 34,384 and has seen a growth of 6.66% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202937,8252300.61%
202837,5952300.62%
202737,3652300.62%
202637,1352300.62%
202536,9052300.63%
202436,6752300.63%
202336,4452300.64%
202236,2152300.64%
202135,9857362.09%
202035,2495641.63%
201934,6852890.84%
201834,3961680.49%
201734,2282360.69%
201633,9922030.6%
201533,789-263-0.77%
201434,052-39-0.11%
201334,091-64-0.19%
201234,155-116-0.34%
201134,271-113-0.33%
201034,384
199030,3574,66618.16%
198025,6915,15425.1%
197020,5372,04011.03%
196018,4974932.74%
195018,0041,71010.49%
194016,2947965.14%
193015,498-478-2.99%
192015,976-2,240-12.3%
191018,216-1,453-7.39%
190019,669-2,327-10.58%
189021,996-2,825-11.38%
188024,821-776-3.03%
187025,597-2,263-8.12%
186027,860-47,015-62.79%
185074,87511,35817.88%
184063,5176,32511.06%
183057,1924,0037.53%
182053,18910,19723.72%
181042,99212,76742.24%
180030,2259893.38%
179029,236-8,589-22.71%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.63% (230)
County Website
Lincoln County
State
Maine
County Seat
2020 Population
35,249
Area
456 mi²
Density
80 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
4.05% (1,426)
Founded
1760

Lincoln County, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White33,36994.09%
Two or more races1,3523.81%
Asian3060.86%
Black or African American1680.47%
Native American1630.46%
Other race1080.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lincoln County, Maine Population by Race

Lincoln County, Maine Population Pyramid 2024

Lincoln County, Maine Median Age

51.3

Total

49

Male

53.2

Female

Lincoln County, Maine Adults

There are 29,447 adults, (10,034 of whom are seniors) in Lincoln County, Maine.

Lincoln County, Maine Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Lincoln County, Maine Sex Ratio

Female17,92850.55%
Male17,53849.45%

Lincoln County, Maine Population by Age

Lincoln County, Maine Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All15,8482.282.817.2
Married7,6352.7494.45.6
Non Family6,1121.1971.228.8
Female1,4763.2171.628.4
Male6252.938119
showing: 5 rows

2.72

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lincoln County, Maine Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lincoln County, Maine Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lincoln County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 95.96%.

Lincoln County, Maine Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,402

Average Earnings

$48,906

Average Male

$33,583

Average Female

Lincoln County, Maine Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lincoln County, Maine Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lincoln County, Maine Language

97.25% of Lincoln County, Maine residents speak only English, while 2.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.27% of the population.

Lincoln County, Maine Language

Lincoln County, Maine Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White32,4242,7838.58%
Multiple1,33617913.4%
Hispanic54410619.49%
Other1058177.14%
Black1595031.45%
Asian2904515.52%
Native1583421.52%
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9.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.26%

Male Poverty Rate

10.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lincoln County, Maine

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Maine is Other, with 77.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lincoln County, Maine is White, with 8.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.78%.

Lincoln County, Maine Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.22%
High School11.27%
Some College6.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.87%
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Lincoln County, Maine Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.62%
Male Unemployed20.21%
Female Employed4.73%
Male Employed3.19%
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Lincoln County, Maine Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lincoln County, Maine Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lincoln County, Maine Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lincoln County, Maine Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lincoln County, Maine Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Lincoln County, Maine Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lincoln County, Maine Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,086

Number of Veterans

2,957

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

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Lincoln County, Maine Veterans by War

count

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Lincoln County, Maine Veterans by Age

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Lincoln County, Maine Veterans by Race

Lincoln County, Maine Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lincoln County, Maine Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lincoln County, Maine Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lincoln County, Maine Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lincoln County, Maine Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.02%

Born in Lincoln County, Maine

98.03%

Native Born

1.97%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

1.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.03% of Lincoln County, Maine residents were born in the United States, with 57.02% having been born in Maine. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Lincoln County, Maine Place of Birth

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