Cumberland County, Maine 

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Population

298,111

+3.3% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$59,560

Median Home Price

$429,600

Median Age

42.1

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.0

summer / winter

United States / Maine / No Metro Area / Cumberland County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Cumberland County, Maine

Mid-sized coastal city/town complex - Southern Maine on the Atlantic Coast at Casco Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Cumberland County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: Maine
County: Cumberland County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
City: Portland, South Portland, 31 total
Zip Codes: 04103, 04106, 04074, 04011, 04092, 04062, 04038, 04102, 04101, 04105, 38 total
Cost of Living: 8.5% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 63 ft above sea level

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cumberland, ME Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Cumberland County is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cumberland County jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Cumberland County's cost of living is 8.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Cumberland County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Cumberland County, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Cumberland county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 66.5% to 30.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Cumberland County's population is 298,111 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Cumberland County is Real Estate: $429,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%.

SCHOOLS
Cumberland County public schools spend $14,530 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.8 students per teacher in Cumberland County. More Education



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Housing Market in cumberland

It's a good time to buy in Cumberland. Home Appreciation is up 23.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Cumberland is $429,600.
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ZIP CODES IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY, MAINE
04103, 04106, 04074, 04011, 04092, 04062, 04038, 04102, 04101, 04105, 38 total

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