Living in Portland, ME

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Portland, Maine Info Snack

Population
66,595
Unemployment
2.8%
Poverty
14.6%
Median Home
$289,000
Median Income
$60,467
Median Rent
$1,124

Portland SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Portland, ME Crime Report

1,876
Total Crimes
2,822.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
13.98%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Portland
/ 100k People
Maine
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,876 2,822.8 1,360.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 161 242.3 115.2 366.7
Murder 3 4.5 1.5 5.0
Robbery 43 64.7 14.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 86 129.4 61.3 250.2
Property Crime 1,715 2,580.6 1,245.6 2,109.9
Burglary 181 272.4 174.8 340.5
Larceny 1,460 2,196.9 1,016.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 74 111.3 54.0 219.9

Portland, ME Cost Of Living

115
Portland's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Portland Maine National Average
Overall 115 105 100
Services 115 115 100
Groceries 109 109 100
Health 114 114 100
Housing 125 92 100
Transportation 102 102 100
Utilities 107 107 100

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Population over time in Portland

Year Population % Change
2019 66,595 -0.2%
2018 66,735 0.0%
2017 66,715 0.1%
2016 66,649 0.2%
2015 66,490 0.3%
2014 66,317 0.1%
2013 66,227 -0.0%
2012 66,235 -0.0%
2011 66,240 0.2%
2010 66,138 -

Race / Ethnicity in Portland

White
82.3% (54,786)
African American
8.3% (5,530)
American Indian
0.2% (107)
Asian
3.5% (2,309)
Hawaiian
0.0% (31)
Other
0.1% (91)
Two Or More
2.6% (1,748)
Hispanic
3.0% (1,993)
Race Portland ME USA
White 82.3% 93.2% 60.7%
African American 8.3% 1.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 3.5% 1.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.0% 1.7% 18.0%

Gender in Portland

Female
51.4% (34,199)
Male
48.6% (32,396)
Gender Portland ME USA
Female 51.4% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 48.6% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Portland for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (1,997)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (2,663)
High School / GED
16.0% (10,655)
Some College
17.0% (11,321)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (4,661)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (21,310)
Master's Degree
15.0% (9,989)
Professional Degree
4.0% (2,663)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,331)
Education Portland ME USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Portland, Maine

Less than $10,000
8.1% (541,349)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (305,371)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.8% (585,568)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.5% (630,662)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.2% (748,433)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (1,190,838)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.3% (886,561)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.6% (970,620)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.8% (383,301)
$200,000 or more
6.3% (416,793)
Income Portland ME USA
Less than $10,000 8.1% 5.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 5.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.8% 10.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.5% 9.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.2% 13.2% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 18.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.3% 13.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.6% 14.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.8% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.3% 4.6% 7.7%

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