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Pros

-Historic interest
-Attractive towns
-Educated population

Cons

-Harsh winters
-Home prices
-Low ethnic diversity


What Bert Has To Say About Portland-South Portland Metro Area


Portland is Maine’s largest city and cultural center. It is a New England classic, with shipping, commercial fishing, and a quaint historic core known as the Old Port. After suffering an extensive urban decline in the 1970s, locals realized what they had and restored much of the downtown core commercially and aesthetically. The result is an excellent example for other cities to follow. Today the Old Port area is an active commercial and entertainment district, with excellent seafood restaurants. The rest of the downtown area is clean, attractive and functional, and the entire city has a slow pace and small-town, New England feel.

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Mid-sized coastal city/town complex - Southern Maine on the Atlantic Coast at Casco Bay See Local Real Estate
Country: United States
State: Maine
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Metro Area: Portland-South Portland Metro Area
Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent

City: Portland, South Portland, ... 75 total
Zip Codes: 04103, 04106, ... 82 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 63 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Portland-South Portland


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Portland-South Portland Metro Area is 3.00 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Portland-South Portland Metro Area jobs have Decreased by 0.64 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Portland-South Portland Metro Area's cost of living is 9.20% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Portland-South Portland Metro Area's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Portland-South Portland Metro Area's population is 526,295 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.27 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Portland-South Portland Metro Area is $214,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.53%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Portland-South Portland Metro Area public schools spend $14,030 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.5 students per teacher in Portland-South Portland Metro Area. Learn more...

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