ME

National Population : 333,590,059
Maine State Population : 1,327,423

About Portland, ME

Portland, ME is located in Cumberland County in the state of Maine.

The total City Population for Portland is about 120,544 with about 1,185 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 203,969.

The Average Home Value is $375,233.33, which is roughly 53% higher than the Average Home Value of $177,874.00 for the state of Maine, and roughly 50% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $86,799.78, which is roughly 38% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $53,830.00 for the state of Maine, and roughly 34% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Portland is about 3%.

Maine is ranked #11 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 68.97 out of 100.

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Voting

Cumberland County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 53.73% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 65.72%
Republican: 30.41%
Libertarian: 1.51%
Other: 1.26%
Green: 1.1%


Nearby Locations

Diamond Cove, ME (3.18 mi.)
Cushing Is, ME (3.18 mi.)
Diamond Is, ME (3.18 mi.)
Ltle Dia Is, ME (3.18 mi.)
Grt Dia Is, ME (3.18 mi.)
S Portland, ME (3.24 mi.)
Peaks Island, ME (3.53 mi.)
Cape Eliz, ME (3.83 mi.)
Pond Cove, ME (3.83 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 04101, 04102, 04103, 04105, 04106, 04107, 04108, 04109, 04110
Latitude : 43.748283
Longitude : -70.273362
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 30 ft.
Area Code(s) : 207

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.18
Male Population Estimate : 45.27%
Female Population Estimate : 48.33%
Median Age : 45.0
Male Median Age : 43.9
Female Median Age : 45.7

White Population Estimate : 84.67%
Black Population Estimate : 5.21%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 2.36%
Asian Population Estimate : 3.72%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.85%
Other Population Estimate : 1.24%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Portland specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Cumberland County: About 1 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Cumberland County: About 128 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Cumberland County is about 73% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 55% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.