South Portland, Maine

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Population in 2017: 25,483 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.3%
 
Males: 11,979  (47.0%)
Females: 13,504  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04106, 04107.

South Portland Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,197 (it was $42,770 in 2000)
South Portland:

$65,197
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,544 (it was $22,781 in 2000)

South Portland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $248,421 (it was $113,400 in 2000)
South Portland:

$248,421
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $257,460; detached houses: $265,355; townhouses or other attached units: $194,159; in 2-unit structures: $253,205; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $273,017; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $186,094

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,184.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Portland: 102.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.4%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.4% for Black residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.4% for American Indian residents, 14.9% for other race residents, 13.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in South Portland, ME (2017)
    • 23,56392.3%White alone
    • 6282.5%Two or more races
    • 5712.2%Asian alone
    • 5732.2%Hispanic
    • 2160.8%Black alone
    • 20.01%American Indian alone

Races in South Portland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in South Portland, Maine as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Portland is 1,838 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in South Portland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(4.2)
8
(33.7)
5
(21.0)
4
(16.8)
3
(12.6)
2
(8.3)
5
(20.0)
3
(12.0)
10
(39.8)
5
(19.7)
9
(35.2)
6
(23.4)
4
(15.6)
9
(35.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(55.1)
13
(54.8)
10
(42.0)
19
(79.8)
13
(54.5)
11
(45.6)
12
(48.0)
11
(43.8)
13
(51.7)
8
(31.6)
4
(15.7)
11
(42.8)
13
(50.6)
4
(15.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
24
(101.7)
29
(122.1)
21
(88.1)
31
(130.3)
46
(192.9)
36
(149.1)
43
(172.0)
35
(139.5)
37
(147.3)
26
(102.7)
11
(43.1)
27
(105.2)
39
(151.9)
23
(90.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
72
(305.2)
92
(387.5)
114
(478.3)
125
(525.3)
96
(402.5)
92
(381.0)
81
(324.0)
108
(430.5)
113
(449.7)
107
(422.5)
57
(223.2)
75
(292.1)
78
(303.8)
54
(211.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
986
(4,180)
809
(3,407)
869
(3,646)
969
(4,072)
929
(3,895)
788
(3,264)
760
(3,040)
847
(3,376)
722
(2,874)
676
(2,669)
528
(2,067)
505
(1,967)
481
(1,873)
388
(1,518)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(139.9)
29
(122.1)
27
(113.3)
22
(92.5)
37
(155.1)
22
(91.1)
19
(76.0)
11
(43.8)
26
(103.5)
14
(55.3)
17
(66.6)
16
(62.3)
19
(74.0)
13
(50.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.2)
2
(8.4)
4
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.4)
1
(4.1)
2
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.9)
3
(11.7)
1
(3.9)
1
(3.9)
3
(11.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)240.0249.4235.4270.5261.4214.6215.2219.3231.5186.6145.1156.7160.1130.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in South Portland, ME

Crime rate in South Portland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 57 (51 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: English (17.9%), Irish (14.2%), American (8.4%), French (6.9%), French Canadian (6.8%), German (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/15/1895

Elevation: 85 feet

Land area: 12.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,125 people per square mile   (low).

South Portland, Maine map

1,512 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.0% Africa, 0.9% Asia).

This city:

5.9%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,569 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,308 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (2.3 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (99.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (266.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Portland, ME (1.5 miles ),
Cape Elizabeth, ME (1.7 miles ),
Scarborough, ME (2.0 miles ),
Westbrook, ME (2.4 miles ),
Falmouth Foreside, ME (2.7 miles ),
Long Island, ME (2.7 miles ),
Falmouth, ME (2.7 miles ),
Gorham, ME (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 43.63 N, Longitude: 70.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,690 (+37.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,742 (32.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 207

Distribution of median household income in South Portland, ME in 2017
Distribution of house value in South Portland, ME in 2017
South Portland satellite photo by USGS

South Portland tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 1998: 72 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 1999: 71 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2000: 74 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2002: 71 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2003: 127 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2004: 60 buildings, average cost: $147,700
  • 2005: 88 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2006: 70 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $175,700
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2014: 31 buildings, average cost: $145,800
  • 2015: 27 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2016: 13 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2017: 40 buildings, average cost: $167,300
Number of permits per 10,000 South Portland, ME residents
Average permit cost in South Portland, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Maine:

3.8%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in South Portland, ME
Historical housing units in South Portland, ME
Most common industries in South Portland, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (13.0%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in South Portland, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Computer specialists (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)

Average climate in South Portland, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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South Portland, Maine environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.7. This is about average.

City:

65.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.181. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.181
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.59. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.944. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.944
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.95. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.95
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

South Portland-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the South Portland city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/14/1963, a category F2 tornado 37.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Portland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.1 miles away from South Portland center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 181.2 miles away from South Portland center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 204.4 miles away from South Portland center
On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 116.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cumberland County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 12, Snows: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Portland topographic map

Main business address for: FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR INTERNATIONAL INC (SEMICONDUCTORS & RELATED DEVICES), Wright Express CORP (SERVICES-AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR, SERVICES & PARKING).

Hospitals and medical centers near South Portland:

  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF PORTLAND, MAINE (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; SO PORTLAND, ME)
  • BEACON HOSPICE (Hospital, about 1 miles away; SO PORTLAND, ME)
  • SOUTH PORTLAND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; SO PORTLAND, ME)
  • MAINE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; PORTLAND, ME)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; PORTLAND, ME)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PORTLAND, ME)
  • HILLSIDE REST AND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PORTLAND, ME)

Amtrak stations near South Portland:

  • 2 miles: PORTLAND (100 THOMPSON POINT ROAD) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM.
  • 10 miles: OLD ORCHARD BEACH (11 FIRST ST.) - Seasonal Station . Services: ticket office, public payphones.
  • 13 miles: SACO (130 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office.

Colleges/Universities in South Portland:

  • Southern Maine Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,666; Location: 2 Fort Road; Public; Website: www.smccME.edu)
  • InterCoast Career Institute-South Portland (Full-time enrollment: 486; Location: 207 Gannett Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.intercoast.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near South Portland:

  • University of Southern Maine (about 3 miles; Portland, ME; Full-time enrollment: 6,647)
  • University of New England (about 14 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 18 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)
  • University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (about 48 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 55 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 70 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)
  • Northern Essex Community College (about 70 miles; Haverhill, MA; FT enrollment: 4,737)

Public high schools in South Portland:

Private high schools in South Portland:

  • GREATER PORTLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 134, Location: 1338 BROADWAY, Grades: PK-12)
  • SPURWINK SCHOOL--S PORTLAND (Students: 22, Location: 341 PINE ST, Grades: 2-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in South Portland:

Private elementary/middle school in South Portland:

  • HOLY CROSS SCHOOL (Students: 163, Location: 436 BROADWAY, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in South Portland

Library in South Portland:

  • SOUTH PORTLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $760,586; Location: 482 BROADWAY; 109,367 books; 4,423 audio materials; 5,148 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South Portland: Sunset Marina (A), South Portland Municipal Golf Course (B), Sable Oaks Golf Club (C), Marineast (D), Marine Shipyard (E), Channel Crossing Marina (F), Centerboard Yacht Club (G), Pleasantdale Hose Company Engine 3 (H), South Portland Fire Department Thornton Heights (I), South Portland Fire Department Ferry Village (J), South Portland Fire Department Willard Square (K), American Medical Response (L), Northeast Mobile Health Service (M), Maine Youth Center Library (N), Memorial Branch South Portland Public Library (O), South Portland Fire Department Central (P), South Portland Public Library (Q), South Portland Fire Department Cash Corner (R), South Portland Fire Department West End (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Mall Plaza Shopping Center (1), Cornerbrook Shopping Center (2), Maine Mall (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in South Portland include: FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR INTERNATIONAL INC (A), Wright Express CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Portland include: Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (A), Holy Cross Church (B), Greater Grace Bible Church (C), Greater Portland Church of Christ (D), Saint Johns Church (E), Peoples United Methodist Church (F), Cape Elizabeth Methodist Church (G), Cape Shore Assembly of God Church (H), Holy Nativity Orthodox Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (2), Highland Memorial Gardens (3), Forest City Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Clark Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Anthoine Creek (A), Barberry Creek (B), Kimball Brook (C), Trout Brook (D), Red Brook (E), Long Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in South Portland include: Willard Square (1), Mill Creek Park (2), Hinckley Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: South Portland City - Libraries- Branch (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 155 Wescott Road) (1), South Portland City - Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 482 Broadway) (2), Dream Machine The (Arcades & Amusements; Maine Mall Rd) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Amerisuites Portland Me Mall (303 Sable Oaks Dr) (1), Hampton Inn Portland-Airport (171 Philbrook Avenue) (2), Hampton Inn (171 Philbrook Avenue) (3), Maine Motel (606 Maine Street) (4), Anchor Motel (715 Main Street) (5), Coastline Inn South Portland (80 John Roberts Road) (6), Comfort Inn (90 Maine Mall Rd) (7), Portland-Days Inn South Portland (461 Maine Mall Rd) (8), Sheraton South Portland Hotel (363 Maine Mall Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Robert Crowley (Survivor contestant) - Schoolteacher, Peter Buck (restaurateur) - Restaurateur, Chris Markwood - College basketball player (Maine Black Bears), Ed McAleney - Football player.

Cumberland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in South Portland and their reported violations in the past:

CAMP PONDICHERRY #1-SITE WELL (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-31-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUN-27-2005 to JUN-27-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
WARDTOWN PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CAMP PONDICHERRY #3-CHALET (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
KIRKWOLD CAMP - READFIELD (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CAMP NATARSWI-G S COUNCIL (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-03-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-25-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-21-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CAMP PONDICHERRY #2-FARMHOUSE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.0%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.9%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in South Portland in 2010:

  • 385 people in college/university student housing
  • 116 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 73 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in South Portland in 2000:

  • 179 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 113 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 64 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in other group homes
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 11 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in military ships
  • 5 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Banks with most branches in South Portland (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Market Street, Mall Plaza Branch, South Portland Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • KeyBank National Association: Mill Creek Financial Center at 25 Market Street, branch established on 1955/10/31; Maine Mall Branch at 445 Gorham Road, branch established on 1974/01/31. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Mill Creek Shopping Center Branch at 50 Market Street, branch established on 1955/06/22; Maine Mall Branch at 425 Philbrook Avenue, branch established on 1985/09/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Bath Savings Institution: South Portland Branch at 225 Ocean Street, branch established on 2012/02/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $636.7 mil, Deposits: $486.8 mil, headquarters in Bath, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Norway Savings Bank: Waterman Drive Branch at 207 Waterman Drive, branch established on 2002/02/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $958.8 mil, Deposits: $711.3 mil, headquarters in Norway, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Norway Bancorp, Mhc
  • Gorham Savings Bank: South Portland Branch at 395 Gorham Road, branch established on 2003/09/29. Info updated 2008/07/29: Bank assets: $912.7 mil, Deposits: $640.1 mil, headquarters in Gorham, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Gorham Bancorp, Mhc
  • Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution: South Portland Branch at 601 Broadway, branch established on 2000/03/06. Info updated 2009/03/09: Bank assets: $759.8 mil, Deposits: $521.1 mil, headquarters in Saco, ME, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • Bangor Savings Bank: South Portland Branch at 180 Waterman Drive, branch established on 2007/01/22. Info updated 2008/12/02: Bank assets: $2,556.3 mil, Deposits: $1,940.3 mil, headquarters in Bangor, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Bangor Bancorp, Mhc
  • People's United Bank: South Portland Branch at 15 Hinckley Drive, branch established on 1992/06/05. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices

For population 15 years and over in South Portland:

Marital status in South Portland, ME
  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

For population 25 years and over in South Portland:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Maine average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - South Portland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for South Portland, ME (based on Cumberland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic38,24319
Mainline Protestant22,03096
Evangelical Protestant12,00785
Other7,18744
Orthodox5001
Black Protestant2852
None201,422-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 72
This county:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Cumberland County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 67
Cumberland County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 105
This county:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 330
This county:

12.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cumberland County:

7.1%
State:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

19.5%
State:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
South Portland:

44.1%
Maine:

49.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Maine:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.5%
Maine:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.0%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
State:

34.9%

General health condition:
Here:

54.6%
Maine:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.6%
Maine:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Portland, ME Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 418$983,922$28,24757$45,802
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 132$449,248$40,84144$43,198
Firefighters 64$330,885$62,04124$4,550
Police Protection - Officers 52$309,650$71,4580$0
Other and Unallocable 29$113,978$47,1635$12,993
Sewerage 25$127,844$61,3650$0
Parks and Recreation 23$92,092$48,04848$26,594
Financial Administration 22$111,999$61,0909$3,946
Streets and Highways 17$73,054$51,5685$13,024
Other Government Administration 14$79,790$68,39112$4,804
Transit 14$62,890$53,9060$0
Local Libraries 6$25,858$51,71612$15,868
Health 5$23,582$56,5970$0
Police - Other 1$4,278$51,3365$4,530
Welfare 1$5,288$63,4561$2,321
Totals for Government 823$2,794,358$40,744222$177,630

South Portland government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,449,000 ($174.59)
    General - Other: $3,103,000 ($121.77)
    Regular Highways: $1,820,000 ($71.42)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,158,000 ($1732.84)
    General - Other: $8,938,000 ($350.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,911,000 ($192.72)
    Police Protection: $4,383,000 ($172.00)
    Sewerage: $4,189,000 ($164.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,341,000 ($131.11)
    Regular Highways: $3,028,000 ($118.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,598,000 ($62.71)
    Central Staff Services: $1,431,000 ($56.16)
    Financial Administration: $1,356,000 ($53.21)
    Transit Utilities: $1,144,000 ($44.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $680,000 ($26.68)
    Libraries: $649,000 ($25.47)
    Public Welfare - Other: $502,000 ($19.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $215,000 ($8.44)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $213,000 ($8.36)
    General Public Buildings: $188,000 ($7.38)
    Health - Other: $20,000 ($0.78)
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000 ($0.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,387,000 ($54.43)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $529,000 ($20.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $290,000 ($11.38)
    Financial Administration: $175,000 ($6.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $160,000 ($6.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $122,000 ($4.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($4.59)
    Transit Utilities: $111,000 ($4.36)
    Sewerage: $110,000 ($4.32)
    Police Protection: $36,000 ($1.41)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($1.37)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($0.78)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($0.51)
    General Public Building: $2,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $29,515,000 ($1158.22)

South Portland government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $5,851,000 ($229.60)
    Other: $2,073,000 ($81.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,112,000 ($43.64)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $547,000 ($21.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $478,000 ($18.76)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $104,000 ($4.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000 ($3.45)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $17,000 ($0.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $763,000 ($29.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $210,000 ($8.24)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($3.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $215,000 ($8.44)
    Other: $194,000 ($7.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $954,000 ($37.44)
    Interest Earnings: $257,000 ($10.09)
    Donations From Private Sources: $132,000 ($5.18)
    Rents: $82,000 ($3.22)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $284,000 ($11.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $9,110,000 ($357.49)
    General Local Government Support: $3,292,000 ($129.18)
    Highways: $1,429,000 ($56.08)
    Other: $731,000 ($28.69)
    Public Welfare: $284,000 ($11.14)
    Transit Utilities: $96,000 ($3.77)
  • Tax - Property: $69,210,000 ($2715.93)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $187,000 ($7.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $120,000 ($4.71)
    Other License: $70,000 ($2.75)

South Portland government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,872,000 ($1917.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,068,000 ($1886.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,304,000 ($168.90)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,500,000 ($137.35)

South Portland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,461,000 ($135.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,567,000 ($2141.31)

6.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Maine average:

5.91%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,253 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.14%
Maine average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from York County, ME  0.99% ($51,464 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.39% ($52,487)
from Sagadahoc County, ME  0.31% ($60,456)


6.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($500 average AGI)
Cumberland County:

0.05%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to York County, ME  1.15% ($44,353 average AGI)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.54% ($42,263)
to Sagadahoc County, ME  0.35% ($48,018)
Businesses in South Portland, ME
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1HomeTown Buffet1
ALDO1Honda1
AT&T1Howard Johnson1
Abercrombie & Fitch1J. Jill1
Aeropostale1JCPenney1
American Eagle Outfitters1Johnny Rockets1
Ann Taylor1Jones New York1
Apple Store1Journeys1
Applebee's1Justice1
Arby's1Knights Inn1
Ashley Furniture1Lane Bryant1
Banana Republic1LensCrafters1
Bath & Body Works1Macy's1
Bed Bath & Beyond1McDonald's1
Best Western1Men's Wearhouse1
Brookstone1Motherhood Maternity2
Buffalo Wild Wings1New Balance1
Burlington Coat Factory1Nike4
CVS1Nissan1
Cache1Old Navy1
Chevrolet1Olive Garden1
Chico's1Outback1
Chipotle1Outback Steakhouse1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pac Sun1
Circle K2Panera Bread1
Cold Stone Creamery1Papa John's Pizza1
Coldwater Creek1Payless2
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Sephora1
Dunkin Donuts4Shaw's1
Econo Lodge1Spencer Gifts1
Express1Sprint Nextel1
Famous Footwear1Staples1
FedEx8Starbucks2
Foot Locker1Subaru1
Ford1Subway1
Forever 211T-Mobile1
GNC2Taco Bell1
GameStop2Talbots2
Gap1Target1
Goodwill1Toys"R"Us2
Gymboree1True Value2
H&M1U.S. Cellular4
H&R Block2UPS13
Hilton1Vans3
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless3

Strongest AM radio stations in South Portland:

  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Portland:

  • W245AA (96.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBQW (106.3 FM; SCARBOROUGH, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNZ (100.9 FM; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMPG (90.9 FM; GORHAM, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WYFP (91.9 FM; HARPSWELL, ME; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W281AC (104.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)

TV broadcast stations around South Portland:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WLLB-LP (Channel 15; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W58CM (Channel 58; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57AP (Channel 57; FALMOUTH, ME; Owner: SHERWOOD H. CRAIG)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of South Portland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 1,001ft / 305mTotal length
  • 532,783Total average daily traffic
  • 43,785Total average daily truck traffic
  • 427,456Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in South Portland, ME - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 121970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for South Portland, ME
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED131$182,511147$172,463727$176,14299$74,6871$572,00051$168,6860$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$142,40019$253,31654$207,0006$64,6672$1,528,0005$223,6000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED24$197,00021$175,143216$210,42130$46,7671$14,875,00021$182,8571$62,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$187,5007$146,000126$191,9213$54,6672$1,317,5003$161,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$160,0000$021$203,8102$25,0000$03$238,3330$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.00 , 0031.00, 0032.00, 0033.00, 0034.00, 0035.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$194,46224$200,792
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$228,83312$197,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$253,00010$285,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$189,0001$243,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$153,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.00 , 0031.00, 0032.00, 0033.00, 0034.00, 0035.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Portland, ME
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in South Portland, ME - Value

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 68. The highest number of reported fires - 111 took place in 2015, and the least - 2 in 2007. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in South Portland, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.2%), and Structure Fires (28.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in South Portland, ME
    • 45551.2%Outside Fires
    • 25628.8%Structure Fires
    • 9310.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 849.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Portland, ME

Fire-safe hotels and motels in South Portland, Maine:

  • Econo Lodge South Portland, 80 John Roberts Rd, South Portland, Maine 04106 , Phone: (207) 772-3838, Fax: (207) 772-4238
  • Marriott Hotel, 200 Sable Oaks Dr, South Portland, Maine 04106 , Phone: (207) 871-8000, Fax: (207) 871-7971
  • Comfort Inn, 90 Maine Mall Rd, South Portland, Maine 04106 , Phone: (207) 775-0409, Fax: (207) 775-1755
  • Best Western Merry Manor Inn, 700 Main St, South Portland, Maine 04106 , Phone: (207) 774-6151, Fax: (207) 871-0537
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites, 303 Sable Oaks Dr, South Portland, Maine 04106 , Phone: (207) 775-3900, Fax: (207) 775-3993
  • Doubletree By Hilton, 363 Maine Mall Rd, South Portland, Maine 04106 , Phone: (207) 775-6161, Fax: (207) 756-6622
  • Homewood Suites By Hilton, 200 Southborough Dr, South Portland, Maine 04106 , Phone: (207) 775-2700, Fax: (207) 775-3103
  • Courtyard By Marriott Portland Airport, 100 Southborough Dr, South Portland, Maine 04106 , Phone: (207) 253-5005, Fax: (207) 253-5099
  • 5 other hotels and motels
All 13 fire-safe hotels and motels in South Portland, Maine
Most common first names in South Portland, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary22279.4 years
John21276.0 years
William14275.1 years
Robert12271.6 years
Margaret12179.3 years
Charles11975.3 years
James11771.8 years
George11176.1 years
Dorothy10477.9 years
Helen9380.3 years
Most common last names in South Portland, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6577.8 years
Brown5476.1 years
Davis5377.2 years
Johnson4281.0 years
Anderson3878.0 years
Libby3776.2 years
Jordan3679.8 years
Murphy3576.1 years
Thompson3079.9 years
Adams2973.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Portland, ME
  • 58.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.7%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 3.0%Electricity
  • 1.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Portland, ME
  • 48.8%Utility gas
  • 26.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.6%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Wood


South Portland compared to Maine state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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