Portland, Maine 

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Population

66,715

+0.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.4%

Median Income

$45,865

Median Home Price

$305,200

Best Places to Live in Portland, Maine

Mid-sized coastal city/town complex - Southern Maine on the Atlantic Coast at Casco Bay
Pros
-Historic interest
-Attractive towns
-Educated population
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Home prices
-Low ethnic diversity

Local Listings in Portland, ME
 $264,900 
44 Mayer Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1008 SqFt
 $264,900 
44 Mayer Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1008 SqFt
 $355,000 
24 Belknap St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1257 SqFt
 $295,000 
101 Alba St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 954 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Maine
County: Cumberland County
Metro Area: Portland-South Portland Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately liberal
City: Portland
Zip Codes: 04103 04102 04101 04108 04109 04019
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 63 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Portland is 2.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portland jobs have increased by 1.20%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portland's cost of living is 16.20% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Portland's Cost of Living

VOTING
Cumberland county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Portland's population is 66,715 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.87%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Portland is $305,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.14%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Portland

SCHOOLS
Portland public schools spend $15,796 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.9 students per teacher in Portland. More Education


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Housing Market in Portland

It's a good time to buy in Portland. Home Appreciation is up 9.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Portland Real Estate or Find top agents in Portland

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Reviews for Portland   33 Reviews
bad experience!! - 9/21/2018
I found out I was allergic to corn on the cob here. I would give Portland twelve thumbs downs if I could. My friend told me there was a subway here and I thought he... Read More
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Gentrification - 2/26/2017
There is a deliberate gentrification of Portland going on. While that may sound wonderful to the wealthy and well fed, its having profound affects on those who are not.... Read More

Why would someone write a fake review - 8/24/2016
Why do people write fake reviews? Do you somehow have a grudge against a certain city? How odd. Nobody lived in Portland, ME for any length of time wouldn't know the... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN PORTLAND, MAINE
04103 04102 04101 04108 04109 04019

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NEW LISTINGS IN PORTLAND ME
$264,900
44 Mayer Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$355,000
24 Belknap St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$295,000
101 Alba St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$289,900
67 Birchvale Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$269,900
194 Ludlow St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$249,000
80 Hennessey Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

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