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South Portland is a vibrant city with a population of 26,428 people and a population density of 2,153 people per square mile. This small city is conveniently located near the coast of Maine, offering year-round outdoor activities such as fishing, boating, biking, kayaking, and skiing. There are many local businesses in the area such as Wild Oats Bakery & Cafe, Joe’s Boathouse Seafood Restaurant and Bar, Sugerloaf Mountain Ski Resort, and Old Port Sea Grill. The South Portland Recreation Center offers a variety of youth sports programs including basketball and soccer for all ages. Additionally, there are numerous organizations in the area that are committed to improving the quality of life for residents such as Casco Bay Estuary Partnership which focuses on preservation efforts in the area. With its small-town charm and rich culture, South Portland is an ideal place for families to live or visit.

The population in South Portland is 26,428. There are 2,193 people per square mile aka population density. The median age in South Portland is 43.2, the US median age is 38.4. The number of people per household in South Portland is 2.3, the US average of people per household is 2.6.

Family in South Portland
- 43.7% are married
- 15.2% are divorced
- 26.5% are married with children
- 20.2% have children, but are single
Race in South Portland

- 92.5% are White
- 0.9% are Black
- 2.2% are Asian
- 0.0% are Native American
- 0.0% claim Other
- 2.1% claim Hispanic ethnicity
- 2.4% Two or more races
- 0.0% Hawaiian, Pacific Islander

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Over 11 years ago

The Greater Portland area has a very livable climate in the summer, some of spring & fall, but winters are usually a bear. There's lots of outdoor things to do nearby  More

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