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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-Biddeford 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.


Highlights


  • Profile: Mid-sized coastal city/town complex
  • Time zone: Eastern Standard Time
  • Elevation: 63
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Scarborough
  • Zip Codes: Scarborough (zip 04074)

Quick Facts About Scarborough


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Scarborough (zip 04074) is 3.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Scarborough (zip 04074) jobs have Increased by 0.80 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Scarborough (zip 04074)'s cost of living is 30.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Scarborough (zip 04074)'s population is 18,809 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.49 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Scarborough (zip 04074) is $312,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.40 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Scarborough (zip 04074) public schools spend $15,419 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 12.8 students per teacher in Scarborough (zip 04074).

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