South Portland, Maine

Population 25,029

South Portland is located in Cumberland County, ME. The population is 25,029, making South Portland the 2nd largest city in Cumberland County and the 4th largest city in the state of Maine.

There are 10 public schools in South Portland with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for South Portland is low , and there are 28 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in South Portland is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date South Portland property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near South Portland include Scarborough, Portland and Cape Elizabeth.

South Portland Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 4.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 52.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 42.6%

Crime Rate

4.86% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 74
  • Violent Crimes: 187
  • Robbery: 31
  • Burglary: 152
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

28.67% Lower than national avg.
  • 28 offenders in South Portland
  • 11.19 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

501 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 2
  • Registered Polluters: 10
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 489

Unemployment

Low 2.4%
  • Maine unemployment average: 3.0%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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10 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 10 K-12 public schools in South Portland, ME and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates South Portland's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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28 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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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$482,199 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    4.6%
  • Rented
    40%
  • Owned
    55.4%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

50 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of South Portland, ME issued 50 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 50 permits, 31 were issued for single family homes and 19 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of South Portland, ME issued 78 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 78 permits, 26 were issued for single family homes and 52 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,143
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,330
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,721
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,195
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,689

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Environmental Hazards

501 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (340/354)
    South Portland, ME has 96.05% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    South Portland, ME is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.35 Average
    South Portland, ME is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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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 South Portland, ME

Earthquakes
South Portland, ME has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
South Portland, ME has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Hail
South Portland, ME has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
South Portland, ME has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in South Portland, ME: $56,250

Unemployment

Unemployment in South Portland is 2.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.0% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 30.10%
White Collar - 69.90%

Politics

State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Chellie Pingree

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

2 Cemeteries view all

12 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in South Portland, ME

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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