Lisbon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 9,674 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lisbon is the 23rd largest community in Maine.
Of important note, Lisbon is also a town of artists. Lisbon has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Lisbon’s character.
Also of interest is that Lisbon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.91% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
As is often the case in a small town, Lisbon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Lisbon are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.48% of adults in Lisbon having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lisbon in 2018 was $30,916, which is middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,664 for a family of four. However, Lisbon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lisbon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lisbon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lisbon include French, English, French Canadian, Irish, and German.
The most common language spoken in Lisbon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and French.