Scarborough, Maine

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Population in 2010: 4,403.
Population change since 2000: +13.9%
Males: 2,090  (47.5%)
Females: 2,313  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Maine median age:

44.6 years

Zip codes: 04074.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $76,422 (it was $46,705 in 2000)
Scarborough:

$76,422
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,147 (it was $24,013 in 2000)

Scarborough CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $305,652 (it was $138,300 in 2000)
Scarborough:

$305,652
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $321,818; detached houses: $335,007; townhouses or other attached units: $304,104; in 2-unit structures: $288,756; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $341,279; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $328,097; mobile homes: $77,338

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,399.

March 2019 cost of living index in Scarborough: 103.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 94.5% for Black residents, 39.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.2% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Scarborough, ME (2010)
    • 4,02091.3%White alone
    • 2285.2%Asian alone
    • 631.4%Two or more races
    • 571.3%Hispanic
    • 270.6%Black alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Scarborough, Maine as of October 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Scarborough is 1,068 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Scarborough by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(10.6)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(20.5)
3
(15.9)
6
(31.6)
7
(36.4)
3
(15.4)
5
(25.4)
1
(5.0)
5
(24.7)
3
(14.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(5.3)
4
(21.2)
5
(26.1)
8
(41.6)
7
(36.3)
2
(10.2)
4
(21.1)
4
(21.1)
2
(10.4)
4
(20.6)
2
(10.2)
3
(15.1)
2
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(42.5)
4
(21.2)
7
(36.5)
4
(20.8)
2
(10.4)
4
(20.5)
3
(15.9)
0
(0.0)
8
(41.6)
8
(41.1)
4
(20.3)
8
(40.3)
1
(4.9)
4
(19.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
60
(318.9)
78
(412.7)
60
(312.7)
61
(317.2)
49
(254.1)
73
(373.4)
81
(428.2)
65
(342.4)
66
(342.8)
48
(246.7)
32
(162.6)
36
(181.4)
20
(98.9)
15
(74.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
299
(1,589)
305
(1,614)
268
(1,397)
278
(1,446)
296
(1,535)
403
(2,061)
417
(2,204)
425
(2,239)
343
(1,782)
316
(1,624)
339
(1,722)
353
(1,778)
276
(1,365)
230
(1,146)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16
(85.0)
18
(95.2)
15
(78.2)
9
(46.8)
13
(67.4)
9
(46.0)
11
(58.1)
10
(52.7)
11
(57.1)
6
(30.8)
3
(15.2)
7
(35.3)
8
(39.6)
8
(39.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.3)
2
(10.4)
1
(5.2)
3
(15.6)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
3
(15.1)
1
(4.9)
3
(14.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)111.3115.999.1104.697.6135.8145.0149.4140.3111.4108.9103.388.470.2

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City-data.com crime index in Scarborough, ME

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 59 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Maine average:

1.69
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Ancestries: Irish (16.4%), French Canadian (11.6%), English (9.2%), African (8.2%), American (7.5%), Italian (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 4.98 square miles.

Population density: 885 people per square mile   (low).

Scarborough, Maine map

609 residents are foreign born (3.6% Africa, 1.7% North America).

This place:

12.3%
Maine:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,470 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,436 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (6.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (95.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (262.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

South Portland, ME (2.0 miles ),
Cape Elizabeth, ME (2.3 miles ),
Portland, ME (2.4 miles ),
Old Orchard Beach, ME (2.5 miles ),
Westbrook, ME (2.6 miles ),
Saco, ME (2.8 miles ),
Gorham, ME (2.9 miles ),
Biddeford, ME (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 43.59 N, Longitude: 70.33 W

Area code: 207

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 181 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 1998: 197 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 1999: 203 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2000: 348 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2001: 210 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2002: 147 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2003: 165 buildings, average cost: $217,700
  • 2004: 109 buildings, average cost: $260,800
  • 2005: 101 buildings, average cost: $271,500
  • 2006: 66 buildings, average cost: $326,400
  • 2007: 71 buildings, average cost: $344,200
  • 2008: 62 buildings, average cost: $275,900
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $287,800
  • 2010: 58 buildings, average cost: $240,600
  • 2011: 45 buildings, average cost: $288,700
  • 2012: 62 buildings, average cost: $231,400
  • 2013: 77 buildings, average cost: $276,100
  • 2014: 70 buildings, average cost: $303,000
  • 2015: 99 buildings, average cost: $261,600
  • 2016: 90 buildings, average cost: $259,100
  • 2017: 81 buildings, average cost: $248,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Scarborough, ME residents
Average permit cost in Scarborough, ME
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
Maine:

3.8%
Most common industries in Scarborough, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (10.8%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (16.6%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Scarborough, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Top executives (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Computer specialists (5.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Other financial specialists (3.4%)

Average climate in Scarborough, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 5.6 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 5.7 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 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.944
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
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 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.95
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Scarborough-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Scarborough place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 53.7 miles away from the place center injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scarborough-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Maine state average. It is 90% 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 63.8 miles away from Scarborough 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 179.3 miles away from Scarborough center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 201.7 miles away from Scarborough 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 120.7 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 65.2 miles away from Scarborough center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 73.5 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).
Scarborough topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Scarborough:

  • HOSPICE OF SOUTHERN MAINE (180 US ROUTE ONE #1)
  • MAINE VETERANS HOME - SCARBOROUGH (290 US RT 1)
  • PINE POINT CENTER (67 PINE POINT RD)
  • PIPER SHORES (15 PIPER ROAD)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Scarborough:

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Amtrak stations near Scarborough:

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

College/University in Scarborough:

  • Northeast Technical Institute (Full-time enrollment: 736; Location: 51 US RT 1, Suite K; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ntinow.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scarborough:

  • University of Southern Maine (about 6 miles; Portland, ME; Full-time enrollment: 6,647)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 7 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of New England (about 10 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 44 miles; Durham, NH; FT enrollment: 15,243)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 59 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • NHTI-Concord's Community College (about 66 miles; Concord, NH; FT enrollment: 2,865)

Public high school in Scarborough:

Private high schools in Scarborough:

  • CORNERSTONE BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 30, Location: 415 US ROUTE 1, Grades: 2-12)
  • MORRISON CENTER (Students: 12, Location: 60 CHAMBERLAIN RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Scarborough:

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Library in Scarborough:

  • SCARBOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $864,585; Location: 48 GORHAM ROAD; 69,255 books; 4,701 audio materials; 5,667 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 202 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • St. Maximillian Kolbe Roman Catholic Church serves about 1600 families in Scarborough ( on Black Point Rd.) added by jstbob

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Scarborough: Scarborough Downs (A), Scarborough Downs Emergency Medical Services Ambulance (B), Scarborough Fire Department Oak Hill Station (C), Scarborough Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Oakhill Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Scarborough: Oak Hill Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Swamps: Scottow Bog (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum (649A USRoute 1), Oliver Vending & Music Systems (Amusement & Theme Parks; RR 1 Box 671).

Hotels: Millbrook Motel (321 USRoute 1), Lighthouse Inn at Pine Point (Pine Point Beach), Garofalo's Restaurant (34 Ocean Avenue), Higgins Beach Inn (34 Ocean Avenue), Atlantic House (21 Atlantic Drive), Moosehead Motel (383 Rt 1), Pride Motel & Cottages (677 USRoute 1), TownePlace Suites Scarborough (700 Roundwood Drive), Dunes Motel (95 East Grand Avenue).

Birthplace of: Rufus King - Politician, Joe Bessey - Racing driver, Cyrus King - Politician, Erin Pearl - Figure skater, Landon Bathe - Ice Hockey player, Ryan Moore (racing driver) - Racing driver, Steve Libby - Baseball 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 Scarborough and their reported violations in the past:

THE PAINTED TURTLE CAFE (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-15-2012), St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-10-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-04-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-15-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-15-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (SEP-03-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2013)
  • 23 routine major monitoring violations
  • 53 regular monitoring violations
POND ACRES LLC (Population served: 63, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2005), St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-29-2005 to DEC-29-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2006), St BCA signed (MAR-31-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2005), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-10-2005 to NOV-10-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-2005), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAR-17-2006), St BCA signed (MAR-31-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-16-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Scarborough that have no violations reported:

  • WASSAMKI SPRINGS CAMPGROUND-GORHAM (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HANNAFORD BROTHERS-#8226 BUXTON (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WASSAMKI SPRING CAMPGROUND-OFFICE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

59.6%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.7%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Scarborough in 2010:

  • 158 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
48 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
20 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with most branches in Scarborough (2011 data):

  • TD Bank, National Association: Piper Shores Branch, Scarborough Shaw's Supermar. Branch, Oak Hill Plaza 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
  • Biddeford Savings Bank: Scarborough Branch at 360 Us Route One, branch established on 2006/09/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $331.7 mil, Deposits: $234.8 mil, headquarters in Biddeford, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • People's United Bank: Scarborough Branch at 439 U.S. Route One, branch established on 1994/08/04. 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
  • Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution: Scarborough Branch at 41 Gorham Road, branch established on 1995/03/06. 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
  • Gorham Savings Bank: Scarborough Branch at 38 Hannaford Drive, branch established on 1995/06/01. 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
  • Bangor Savings Bank: Scarborough Branch at 241 Us Route 1, branch established on 2007/01/29. 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
  • Norway Savings Bank: Scarborough Branch at 158 U.S. Route One, branch established on 2003/06/16. 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
  • KeyBank National Association: Scarborough Branch at 5 Hannaford Drive, branch established on 1962/10/04. 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: Scarborough Branch at 37 Gorham Road, Route 114, branch established on 1988/03/11. 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

For population 15 years and over in Scarborough:

Marital status in Scarborough, ME
  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Scarborough:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Maine average:

10.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Scarborough, 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.
State:

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

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

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

12.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.1%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cumberland County:

19.5%
Maine:

25.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Scarborough:

54.9%
Maine:

51.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.7%
Maine:

49.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Maine:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Scarborough:

21.2%
Maine:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Scarborough:

15.7%
Maine:

9.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Maine:

6.9

Overweight people:
Scarborough:

38.9%
Maine:

34.9%

General health condition:
This city:

59.3%
Maine:

58.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Scarborough:

80.3%
Maine:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Scarborough, ME Residents

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 Scarborough, ME
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Ace Hardware2McDonald's1
Circle K2New Balance2
Cold Stone Creamery1Nike1
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Dunkin Donuts4Rite Aid1
Extended Stay America1SAS Shoes1
FedEx5Sam's Club1
GNC1Shaw's1
GameStop1Subway3
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
KFC1Taco Bell1
Kincaid1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Lowe's1Walmart1
Marriott3Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Scarborough:

  • 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)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIDE (1400 AM; 1 kW; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: SACO BAY COMMUNICATIONS GROUP INC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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 Scarborough:

  • WBQW (106.3 FM; SCARBOROUGH, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W245AA (96.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WSCY (106.9 FM; MOULTONBOROUGH, NH; Owner: NORTHEAST COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYNZ (100.9 FM; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WQEZ (104.7 FM; KENNEBUNKPORT, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBQQ (99.3 FM; KENNEBUNK, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Scarborough:

  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WLLB-LP (Channel 15; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
Scarborough fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Scarborough fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.4mTotal length
  • 305,337Total average daily traffic
  • 26,124Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Scarborough, ME - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Scarborough, ME

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Scarborough)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Scarborough, ME)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, 2420 Two Rod Rd (Lat: 43.590056 Lon: -70.371694), Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WNEQ625,
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/26/1992, Expiration Date: 03/26/1997, Phone: (207) 774-0051
  • STATION, Pleasant Hill Rd (Lat: 43.607556 Lon: -70.309194), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WNTI555,
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.550 MHz, Grant Date: 11/10/2010, Expiration Date: 01/25/2021, Registrant: State Of Maine, O.I.T., Radio Operations, 66 Industrial Drive, Augusta, ME 04333-0147, Phone: (207) 624-9990, Email:
  • SCARBOROUGH, Two Rod Rd (Lat: 43.589611 Lon: -70.372083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQCC860,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11605.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2005, Expiration Date: 02/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2014, Certifier: Richard A Craig, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, 145 Pleasant Hill Rd (Lat: 43.597556 Lon: -70.299194), Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WIA728,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18950.0 MHz, 12490.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/23/1993, Expiration Date: 12/23/1998, Phone: (207) 885-2456
  • 17 Elmwood Ave (Lat: 43.605333 Lon: -70.321139), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WKF30, Licensee ID: L00979028,
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.350 MHz, 946.650 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/1994,

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Two Rod Road (Lat: 43.590056 Lon: -70.371694), Call Sign: KNKB960,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.8200 MHz, 35.2400 MHz, Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/05/1999, Registrant: Landcomm, Inc., 4 Fundy Road, Portland, ME 04105

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Scarborough)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Scarborough)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$251,33214$234,15672$223,88710$92,2092$114,3051$53,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$240,7806$214,8280$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$137,3702$222,37015$259,1372$82,6652$224,3251$30,360
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$208,6909$218,0690$01$180,9600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$174,8002$211,5450$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0039.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$363,8753$257,913
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0039.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Scarborough, ME
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Scarborough, ME - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 87. The highest number of fire incidents - 127 took place in 2006, and the least - 59 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Scarborough, ME When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.6%), and Outside Fires (38.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Scarborough, ME
    • 57741.6%Structure Fires
    • 53838.8%Outside Fires
    • 22716.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 463.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Scarborough, ME

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Scarborough, Maine:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 321 Us Rt 1, Scarborough, Maine 04074 , Phone: (207) 883-6004, Fax: (207) 510-7511
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Scarborough, 800 Roundwood Dr, Scarborough, Maine 04074 , Phone: (207) 883-0400, Fax: (207) 883-6352
  • Candlewood Suites Portland-Scarborough, 700 Roundwood Dr, Scarborough, Maine 04074 , Phone: (207) 883-6800, Fax: (207) 883-6866
  • Extended Stay America - Portland - Scarborough, 2 Ashley Dr, Scarborough, Maine 04074 , Phone: (207) 883-0554, Fax: (864) 573-1740
  • Comfort Inn And Suites, 329 Us Rt 1, Scarborough, Maine 04074 , Phone: (207) 883-2700, Fax: (207) 396-5698
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Portland Maine, 200 Southborough Dr, Scarborough, Maine 04074 , Phone: (207) 775-2700, Fax: (207) 775-3103
  • Homewood Suites by Hilton Portland Maine, 200 Southborough Dr, Scarborough, Maine 04074 , Phone: (207) 775-2700, Fax: (207) 775-3103
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Scarborough, Maine
Most common first names in Scarborough, ME among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7684.6 years
John7476.4 years
Robert7271.6 years
William5876.9 years
George5477.5 years
Helen5382.5 years
Donald4971.4 years
James4274.0 years
Dorothy4181.4 years
Arthur4177.3 years
Most common last names in Scarborough, ME among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2881.3 years
Johnson2578.8 years
Libby2579.7 years
Smith2273.6 years
Shaw2083.3 years
Clark1776.6 years
Harmon1575.2 years
Meserve1569.1 years
Snow1476.0 years
Martin1378.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Scarborough, ME
  • 61.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.5%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Electricity
  • 4.2%Other fuel
  • 3.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Scarborough, ME
  • 44.2%Utility gas
  • 38.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.8%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Scarborough compared to Maine state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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