Portland, Maine

Population 66,211

Portland is located in Cumberland County, ME. The population is 66,211, making Portland the largest city in Cumberland County and the largest city in the state of Maine.

There are 18 public schools in Portland with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Portland is moderate , and there are 123 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Portland is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Portland property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Portland include Long Island, Cape Elizabeth and South Portland.

Portland Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 6.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 44.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 49.7%

Crime Rate

11.79% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 111
  • Violent Crimes: 242
  • Robbery: 65
  • Burglary: 272
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

7.78% Higher than national avg.
  • 123 offenders in Portland
  • 18.58 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,215 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 16
  • Registered Polluters: 6
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,193


Moderate 6.5%
  • Maine unemployment average: 5.6%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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18 Public Schools view public schools

There are 18 K-12 public schools in Portland, ME and 9 private schools. Homefacts rates Portland's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

123 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Portland, ME

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$469,900 compared to February 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

100 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Portland, ME issued 100 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 100 permits, 36 were issued for single family homes and 64 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Portland, ME issued 196 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 196 permits, 29 were issued for single family homes and 167 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,072
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,167
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,516
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,982
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,413

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Environmental Hazards

1215 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1146/1155)
    Portland, ME has 99.22% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Portland, ME is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.81 Average
    Portland, ME is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 24.07°
  • February 27.37°
  • March 35.7°
  • April 46.6°
  • May 55.74°
  • June 64.17°
  • July 70.8°
  • August 68.72°
  • September 61.13°
  • October 50.55°
  • November 40.45°
  • December 28.12°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Portland, ME

Portland, ME has a low risk of earthquakes.
Portland, ME has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Portland, ME has a low risk of hail storms.
Portland, ME has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Portland, ME: $51,851


Unemployment in Portland is 6.5%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 5.6% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 31.72%
White Collar - 68.28%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Paul LePage
  • Sen. Susan M. Collins
  • Sen. Angus S. King Jr.

City Representatives

  • Chellie Pingree

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

27 FCC Towers view all

2 Hospitals view all

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