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Biddeford, ME (Maine) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $225,435 (it was $114,600 in 2000)
Biddeford:

$225,435
Maine:

$191,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $177,817 - $299,989

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $262,552
Here:

$262,552
State:

$249,348

Townhouses or other attached units: $154,638
Here:

$154,638
State:

$259,036

In 2-unit structures: $209,921
Here:

$209,921
State:

$237,224

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $232,416
Here:

$232,416
State:

$261,373

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $193,658
Here:

$193,658
State:

$253,444

Mobile homes: $74,177
Here:

$74,177
State:

$68,752

Biddeford,ME index of house prices

Total population: 21,337 (Urban population: 16,570, Rural population: 4,372 (37 farm, 4,335 nonfarm))

Houses: 9,950 (8,508 occupied: 4,190 owner occupied, 4,284 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

51%
State:

27%

Housing density: 332 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $106,617.

Median contract rent in 2017: $476 (lower quartile is $374, upper quartile is $566)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,248


Median gross rent in Biddeford, ME in 2017: $524

Housing units in Biddeford with a mortgage: 2,660 (39 second mortgage, 361 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,534

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $86,470

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,176

Median monthly housing costs: $940


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Biddeford, Maine Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1964

Median year apartment built: 1941

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,703
  • In family households: 14,892 (2,572 male householders, 2,285 female householders)
    3,478 spouses, 4,724 children (4,399 natural, 70 adopted, 255 stepchildren), 389 grandchildren, 198 brothers or sisters, 248 parents, 221 other relatives, 697 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,543 (1,769 male householders (1,014 living alone)), 1,881 female householders (1,325 living alone)), 1,993 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,335

Size of family households: 2,394 2-persons, 1,261 3-persons, 711 4-persons, 379 5-persons, 55 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,340 1-person, 1,108 2-persons, 115 3-persons, 51 4-persons, 73 5-persons.

1,841 married couples with children.
1,407 single-parent households (255 men, 1,152 women).

83.6% of residents of Biddeford speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
9.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,628 (7.5%)
(50.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Biddeford, Maine
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Biddeford, Maine
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1061 bedroom
  • 9492 bedrooms
  • 2,3233 bedrooms
  • 7094 bedrooms
  • 1245+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Biddeford, Maine
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Biddeford, Maine
  • 69no bedroom
  • 1,0601 bedroom
  • 1,4142 bedrooms
  • 1,1423 bedrooms
  • 4734 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Biddeford in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Biddeford in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 86no vehicle
  • 1,2071 vehicle
  • 1,8212 vehicles
  • 6913 vehicles
  • 3404 vehicles
  • 415+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Biddeford in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Biddeford in renter-occupied apartments
  • 372no vehicle
  • 2,1411 vehicle
  • 1,1692 vehicles
  • 3913 vehicles
  • 144 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Biddeford, Maine
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Biddeford, Maine
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 253 rooms
  • 3604 rooms
  • 6175 rooms
  • 1,2876 rooms
  • 7987 rooms
  • 6278 rooms
  • 5149+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Biddeford, Maine
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Biddeford, Maine
  • 571 room
  • 1442 rooms
  • 7313 rooms
  • 9164 rooms
  • 1,0475 rooms
  • 9166 rooms
  • 627 rooms
  • 2638 rooms
  • 319+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Biddeford, ME
  • Biddeford, ME household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Biddeford, ME in 2017
  • 248Less than $10,000
  • 1,004$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,029$20,000 to $29,999
  • 790$30,000 to $39,999
  • 809$40,000 to $49,999
  • 771$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,125$60,000 to $74,999
  • 938$75,000 to $99,999
  • 796$100,000 to $124,999
  • 250$125,000 to $149,999
  • 251$150,000 to $199,999
  • 281$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Biddeford, ME

  • Distribution of house value in Biddeford, ME in 2017
  • 48Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 18$25,000 to $29,999
  • 33$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 28$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 18$80,000 to $89,999
  • 26$90,000 to $99,999
  • 105$100,000 to $124,999
  • 157$125,000 to $149,999
  • 609$150,000 to $174,999
  • 693$175,000 to $199,999
  • 765$200,000 to $249,999
  • 676$250,000 to $299,999
  • 498$300,000 to $399,999
  • 166$400,000 to $499,999
  • 110$500,000 to $749,999
  • 92$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 5$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 10$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Biddeford, ME

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Biddeford, ME in 2017
  • 7$150 to $199
  • 114$200 to $249
  • 7$250 to $299
  • 133$300 to $349
  • 66$350 to $399
  • 162$400 to $449
  • 10$500 to $549
  • 120$550 to $599
  • 183$600 to $649
  • 138$650 to $699
  • 150$700 to $749
  • 562$750 to $799
  • 1,085$800 to $899
  • 621$900 to $999
  • 662$1,000 to $1,249
  • 101$1,250 to $1,499
  • 134$1,500 to $1,999
  • 18$2,000 to $2,499
  • 78No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 62.2%
Number of people working at home: 399 (3.3% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 308
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,323
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,687
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,265
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,748
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,183
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,105
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 500
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 374
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 674
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 229
  • 90 or more minutes: 124
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Biddeford

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,710 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 868 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 88 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Railroad: 53 (0%)
  • Taxi: 294 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 57 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,053 (9%)
  • Worked at home: 399 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 21.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 12.9%Males
  • 13.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 0.4%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Biddeford, Maine
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Biddeford, Maine
  • 7482010 or later
  • 1742000 to 2009
  • 3281990 to 1999
  • 1371980 to 1989
  • 1061970 to 1979
  • 529Before 1970
Ancestries in Biddeford, ME

First ancestries reported:

  • French Canadian: 2,661 (24.2%)
  • French: 1,946 (17.7%)
  • American: 680 (6.2%)
  • Irish: 661 (6.0%)
  • English: 440 (4.0%)
  • Italian: 402 (3.6%)
  • Ugandan: 217 (2.0%)
  • Scottish: 206 (1.9%)
  • German: 198 (1.8%)
  • Liberian: 153 (1.4%)
  • Iraqi: 150 (1.4%)
  • Russian: 114 (1.0%)
  • Portuguese: 109 (1.0%)
  • Greek: 105 (1.0%)
  • European: 96 (0.9%)
  • Arab: 81 (0.7%)
  • Polish: 79 (0.7%)
  • British: 79 (0.7%)
  • Canadian: 65 (0.6%)
  • Norwegian: 41 (0.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 41 (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 41 (0.4%)
  • Armenian: 25 (0.2%)
  • Cajun: 19 (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 18 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 16 (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 16 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 14 (0.1%)
  • Nigerian: 9 (0.08%)
  • Lithuanian: 7 (0.06%)
  • Swiss: 7 (0.06%)
  • Alsatian: 4 (0.04%)
  • Finnish: 4 (0.04%)
  • Egyptian: 2 (0.02%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Iraq
Biddeford:

14.2% (232)
Maine:

2.9% (1,363)

Mexico
Biddeford:

13.5% (220)
Maine:

2.0% (957)

Canada
Biddeford:

10.2% (166)
Maine:

21.4% (10,156)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Biddeford:

8.0% (130)
Maine:

5.4% (2,586)

Other Eastern Africa
Biddeford:

7.9% (129)
Maine:

3.0% (1,417)

Liberia
Biddeford:

6.6% (108)
Maine:

0.2% (96)

Cambodia
Biddeford:

6.5% (106)
Maine:

1.9% (925)

El Salvador
Biddeford:

6.0% (98)
Maine:

1.4% (649)

Philippines
Biddeford:

5.3% (87)
Maine:

4.2% (1,984)

Germany
Biddeford:

4.5% (74)
Maine:

4.1% (1,964)

Korea
Biddeford:

2.9% (47)
Maine:

1.7% (790)

Russia
Biddeford:

2.4% (39)
Maine:

1.5% (724)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,929
  • Other state: 5,385
  • Northeast: 3,769
  • Midwest: 347
  • South: 751
  • West: 580

79.3% of Biddeford residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38.9% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63.7% lived in Maine.


Biddeford:

79.3%
State average:

86.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 41
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 89
  • 5th and 6th grade: 136
  • 7th and 8th grade: 202
  • 9th grade: 257
  • 10th grade: 262
  • 11th grade: 86
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 164
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,387
  • Less than 1 year of college: 468
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 615
  • Associate degree: 595
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,243
  • Master's degree: 381
  • Professional school degree: 94
  • Doctorate degree: 56
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 55
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 23
  • 5th and 6th grade: 47
  • 7th and 8th grade: 167
  • 9th grade: 21
  • 10th grade: 107
  • 11th grade: 65
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 132
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,331
  • Less than 1 year of college: 385
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,066
  • Associate degree: 1,077
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,256
  • Master's degree: 486
  • Professional school degree: 125
  • Doctorate degree: 25
Educational Attainment for Females
Biddeford marital status for males
Biddeford marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,063
  • One, attached: 280
  • Two: 928
  • 3 or 4: 1,719
  • 5 to 9: 870
  • 10 to 19: 60
  • 20 to 49: 706
  • 50 or more: 242
  • Mobile homes: 167

Median worth of mobile homes: $78,522

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 1.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 2.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Biddeford
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Biddeford, ME
  • 86.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Biddeford, ME
  • 67.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.5%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 2.8%Wood
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 135
Here:

8.4%
Maine:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 24
Here:

2.7%
Maine:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 983
Here:

49.3%
Maine:

26.4%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability