Lisbon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 8,853 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lisbon is the 26th largest community in Maine.
Lisbon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lisbon is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lisbon who work in office and administrative support (19.85%), sales jobs (9.72%), and management occupations (7.03%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Lisbon has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Lisbon has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Lisbon than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Lisbon may be for you.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Lisbon rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.66% of adults 25 and older in Lisbon have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Lisbon in 2010 was $24,676, which is middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,704 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 English, French Canadian, Irish, and German.
The most common language spoken in Lisbon is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Polish.