Bangor Metro Area, Maine 

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Population

152,284

5% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.3%

Median Income

$44,543

Avg. Home Price

$144,700

United States / Maine / Bangor Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Bangor Metro Area, Maine

Small city / college town - Central Maine along the Penobscot River, about 30 miles north of the Atlantic Ocean
Pros
-Outdoor recreation
-Attractive setting
-Nearby university
Cons
-Low job growth
-Isolation
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Bangor, ME
 $164,900 
15 Nash St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1980 SqFt
 $164,900 
15 Nash St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1980 SqFt
 $149,900 
116 Fruit St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 2048 SqFt
 $150,000 
80 Mount Hope Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 0.0 | 1866 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Bangor Metro Area

Bangor is the gateway to the “north country” and a fairly prosperous lumber, paper, and shipping center and the navigable terminus of the Penobscot River in east-central Maine. The areas to the north are wooded wilderness. The rugged shore area is 30 miles to the south, and the “Down East” coast to the northeast is a vast, unpopulated area of classic New England coastline with fishing and other recreational sites. Acadia National Park is on an island 40 miles to the south. Old Town, on a river island 10 miles north, is home to the University of Maine and the Old Town Canoe Company, a business befitting to the area.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Maine
County:
Metro Area: Bangor Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Bangor, Orono, 59 total
Zip Codes: 04401, 04468, 04412, 04444, 04473, 04457, 04462, 04429, 04930, 04474, 46 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 110 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bangor Metro Area is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Bangor Metro Area jobs have decreased by 0.46%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bangor Metro Area's cost of living is 7.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Bangor Metro Area's Cost of Living

VOTING
The Bangor metro area voted flipped Republican in 2016, after voting Democratic in 2012, 2008, and 2004, and Republican in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bangor Metro Area's population is 152,284 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.08%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bangor Metro Area is $140,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.25%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Bangor Metro Area

SCHOOLS
Bangor Metro Area public schools spend $13,932 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Bangor Metro Area. Learn More...


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ZIP CODES IN BANGOR METRO AREA, MAINE
04401, 04468, 04412, 04444, 04473, 04457, 04462, 04429, 04930, 04474, 46 total

NEW LISTINGS IN BANGOR ME
$164,900
15 Nash St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$149,900
116 Fruit St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$150,000
80 Mount Hope Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 0.0 |

$159,900
113 Grove St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$120,000
54 Rutland St
Bed 5 | Bath 2.0 |

$159,000
283 Forest Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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