Portland-South Portland Metro Area, Maine 

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Population

525,776

+2.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.8%

Median Income

$58,000

Median Home Price

$270,700

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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 the Portland-South Portland metro area, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Portland-South Portland, ME Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Maine
County:
Metro Area: Portland-South Portland Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Portland, South Portland, 75 total
Zip Codes: 04103, 04106, 04005, 04011, 04074, 04072, 04092, 04062, 04102, 04101, 82 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 63 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Portland-South Portland Metro Area is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portland-South Portland Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portland-South Portland Metro Area's cost of living is 4.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Portland-South Portland Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Portland-South Portland metro area remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 61.3% to 35.8%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Portland-South Portland Metro Area's population is 525,776 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Portland-South Portland Metro Area is Real Estate: $270,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.0%.

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. More Education



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Housing Market in Portland-South Portland

It's a good time to buy in Portland-South Portland. Home Appreciation is up 7.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Portland-South Portland is $270,700.

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MAPS OF PORTLAND-SOUTH PORTLAND METRO AREA, MAINE
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ZIP CODES IN PORTLAND-SOUTH PORTLAND METRO AREA, MAINE
04103, 04106, 04005, 04011, 04074, 04072, 04092, 04062, 04102, 04101, 82 total

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