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Lincoln, Maine
—  CDP  —
Lincoln, Maine is located in Maine
Lincoln, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 45°21′58″N 68°30′5″W / 45.36611°N 68.50139°W / 45.36611; -68.50139
Country United States
State Maine
County Penobscot
 - Total 8.4 sq mi (21.7 km2)
 - Land 7.4 sq mi (19.1 km2)
 - Water 1.0 sq mi (2.6 km2)
Elevation 220 ft (67 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,933
 - Density 397.8/sq mi (153.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04457
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-39440
GNIS feature ID 0569595

Lincoln is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Lincoln in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 2,933 at the 2000 census.



Lincoln is located at 45°21′58″N 68°30′4″W / 45.36611°N 68.50111°W / 45.36611; -68.50111 (45.366182, -68.501333).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.4 square miles (21.8 km²), of which, 7.4 square miles (19.1 km²) of it is land and 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²) of it (12.14%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,933 people, 1,229 households, and 802 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 397.8 people per square mile (153.7/km²). There were 1,350 housing units at an average density of 183.1/sq mi (70.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.30% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.51% Asian, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.24% of the population.

There were 1,229 households out of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% were non-families. 29.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 86.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $25,728, and the median income for a family was $32,333. Males had a median income of $36,167 versus $28,967 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $13,443. About 17.7% of families and 19.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 42.9% of those under age 18 and 2.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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