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Biddeford, ME (Maine) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $266,757 (it was $114,600 in 2000)
Biddeford:

$266,757
Maine:

$200,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $192,794 - $339,291

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $276,713
Here:

$276,713
State:

$259,950

Townhouses or other attached units: $200,505
Here:

$200,505
State:

$300,718

In 2-unit structures: $220,487
Here:

$220,487
State:

$265,102

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $252,466
Here:

$252,466
State:

$278,220

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,196
Here:

$127,196
State:

$260,833

Mobile homes: $117,526
Here:

$117,526
State:

$87,621

Biddeford,ME index of house prices

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

Houses: 10,366 (9,125 occupied: 4,262 owner occupied, 5,163 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

55%
State:

28%

Housing density: 345 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $254,108.

Median contract rent in 2019: $882 (lower quartile is $657, upper quartile is $1,038)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $939


Median gross rent in Biddeford, ME in 2019: $963

Housing units in Biddeford with a mortgage: 2,880 (42 second mortgage, 608 home equity loan, 30 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,574

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $93,103

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $49,936

Median monthly housing costs: $1,006

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Biddeford, Maine Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1961

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,602
  • Male householders: 4,368 (1,228 living alone), Female householders: 4,880 (1,497 living alone)
  • 3,446 spouses (3,412 opposite-sex spouses), 1,067 unmarried partners, (1,017 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,437 children (3,966 natural, 100 adopted, 375 stepchildren), 295 grandchildren, 174 brothers or sisters, 172 parents, 0 foster children, 168 other relatives, 1,356 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,292

Size of family households: 2,521 2-persons, 1,685 3-persons, 792 4-persons, 219 5-persons, 101 6-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,606 1-person, 995 2-persons, 127 3-persons, 114 4-persons, 14 5-persons.

1,860 married couples with children.
1,192 single-parent households (128 men, 1,064 women).

83.6% of residents of Biddeford speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).
11.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (22% speak English very well, 54% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak other language at home (44% speak English very well, 50% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 1,403 (6.4%)
(41.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.6
State:

4.2

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
  • 1401 bedroom
  • 1,0342 bedrooms
  • 2,2053 bedrooms
  • 6804 bedrooms
  • 1785+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Biddeford, Maine
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Biddeford, Maine
  • 42no bedroom
  • 1,3581 bedroom
  • 2,1722 bedrooms
  • 1,3373 bedrooms
  • 1894 bedrooms
  • 295+ 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
  • 49no vehicle
  • 1,4751 vehicle
  • 1,7192 vehicles
  • 8843 vehicles
  • 2624 vehicles
  • 815+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Biddeford in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Biddeford in renter-occupied apartments
  • 602no vehicle
  • 2,3681 vehicle
  • 1,4632 vehicles
  • 2383 vehicles
  • 1494 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Biddeford, Maine
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Biddeford, Maine
  • 01 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 703 rooms
  • 4834 rooms
  • 7465 rooms
  • 1,2176 rooms
  • 8247 rooms
  • 4718 rooms
  • 6279+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Biddeford, Maine
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Biddeford, Maine
  • 111 room
  • 2682 rooms
  • 8013 rooms
  • 1,4734 rooms
  • 1,1975 rooms
  • 6886 rooms
  • 1607 rooms
  • 1508 rooms
  • 799+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 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 2019
  • 357Less than $10,000
  • 841$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,202$20,000 to $29,999
  • 933$30,000 to $39,999
  • 915$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,061$50,000 to $59,999
  • 882$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,172$75,000 to $99,999
  • 734$100,000 to $124,999
  • 525$125,000 to $149,999
  • 309$150,000 to $199,999
  • 234$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Biddeford, ME

  • Distribution of house value in Biddeford, ME in 2019
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 34$30,000 to $34,999
  • 9$35,000 to $39,999
  • 12$40,000 to $49,999
  • 41$50,000 to $59,999
  • 45$80,000 to $89,999
  • 31$90,000 to $99,999
  • 67$100,000 to $124,999
  • 123$125,000 to $149,999
  • 617$150,000 to $174,999
  • 417$175,000 to $199,999
  • 796$200,000 to $249,999
  • 962$250,000 to $299,999
  • 890$300,000 to $399,999
  • 210$400,000 to $499,999
  • 169$500,000 to $749,999
  • 87$750,000 to $999,999
  • 60$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 3$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 14$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Biddeford, ME

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Biddeford, ME in 2019
  • 37Less than $100
  • 7$100 to $149
  • 61$150 to $199
  • 13$200 to $249
  • 90$250 to $299
  • 9$300 to $349
  • 169$350 to $399
  • 199$400 to $449
  • 72$450 to $499
  • 57$500 to $549
  • 117$550 to $599
  • 155$600 to $649
  • 263$650 to $699
  • 114$700 to $749
  • 288$750 to $799
  • 911$800 to $899
  • 797$900 to $999
  • 829$1,000 to $1,249
  • 292$1,250 to $1,499
  • 88$1,500 to $1,999
  • 35$2,000 to $2,499
  • 69No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 67.9%
Number of people working at home: 573 (4.9% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 281
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,060
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,683
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,145
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,443
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,118
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,561
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 396
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 282
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 696
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 240
  • 90 or more minutes: 163
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Biddeford

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,190 (81.9%)
  • Carpooled: 828 (6.7%)
  • Bus: 97 (0.8%)
  • Long-distance train or commuter rail: 10 (0.1%)
  • Taxi: 60 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 55 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 720 (5.8%)
  • Worked at home: 476 (3.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 2.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.7%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.9%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Biddeford, Maine
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Biddeford, Maine
  • 4732010 or later
  • 1472000 to 2009
  • 2571990 to 1999
  • 1371980 to 1989
  • 1061970 to 1979
  • 529Before 1970
Ancestries in Biddeford, ME

First ancestries reported:

  • French Canadian: 2,456 (21.9%)
  • French: 1,666 (14.8%)
  • American: 840 (7.5%)
  • Irish: 643 (5.7%)
  • German: 612 (5.5%)
  • English: 477 (4.3%)
  • Italian: 404 (3.6%)
  • Iraqi: 199 (1.8%)
  • Scottish: 155 (1.4%)
  • Liberian: 154 (1.4%)
  • Greek: 151 (1.3%)
  • Ugandan: 143 (1.3%)
  • European: 132 (1.2%)
  • British: 85 (0.8%)
  • Norwegian: 85 (0.8%)
  • Canadian: 82 (0.7%)
  • Russian: 75 (0.7%)
  • Polish: 68 (0.6%)
  • Portuguese: 66 (0.6%)
  • Arab: 45 (0.4%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 33 (0.3%)
  • Armenian: 31 (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 24 (0.2%)
  • Albanian: 12 (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 12 (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 10 (0.09%)
  • Finnish: 9 (0.08%)
  • Nigerian: 8 (0.07%)
  • Northern European: 6 (0.05%)
  • Alsatian: 3 (0.03%)

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

Cambodia
Biddeford:

15.6% (199)
Maine:

2.3% (1,086)

Iraq
Biddeford:

13.6% (174)
Maine:

1.8% (868)

Canada
Biddeford:

9.2% (117)
Maine:

20.2% (9,674)

Liberia
Biddeford:

9.0% (115)
Maine:

0.2% (104)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Biddeford:

8.1% (103)
Maine:

5.7% (2,747)

Philippines
Biddeford:

6.6% (84)
Maine:

4.6% (2,190)

Uganda
Biddeford:

5.7% (73)
Maine:

0.1% (63)

Russia
Biddeford:

3.9% (50)
Maine:

1.3% (609)

Mexico
Biddeford:

3.3% (42)
Maine:

1.5% (713)

Scotland
Biddeford:

2.3% (29)
Maine:

0.6% (279)

Jordan
Biddeford:

2.3% (29)
Maine:

0.3% (133)

Korea
Biddeford:

2.3% (29)
Maine:

1.8% (864)

Kuwait
Biddeford:

2.1% (27)
Maine:

0.1% (30)

Other Middle Africa
Biddeford:

2.0% (25)
Maine:

1.6% (786)

Greece
Biddeford:

1.7% (22)
Maine:

0.7% (314)

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

  • This state: 13,825
  • Other state: 6,487
  • Northeast: 4,037
  • Midwest: 489
  • South: 1,174
  • West: 808

80.0% of Biddeford residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35.8% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40.8% lived in Maine.


Biddeford:

80.0%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 61
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 74
  • 7th and 8th grade: 118
  • 9th grade: 206
  • 10th grade: 176
  • 11th grade: 60
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 57
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,944
  • Less than 1 year of college: 347
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 543
  • Associate degree: 640
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,166
  • Master's degree: 455
  • Professional school degree: 143
  • Doctorate degree: 95
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 59
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 57
  • 7th and 8th grade: 281
  • 9th grade: 158
  • 10th grade: 97
  • 11th grade: 30
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 100
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,327
  • Less than 1 year of college: 393
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,134
  • Associate degree: 800
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,625
  • Master's degree: 685
  • Professional school degree: 166
  • Doctorate degree: 29
Educational Attainment for Females
Biddeford marital status for males
Biddeford marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,901
  • One, attached: 233
  • Two: 1,413
  • 3 or 4: 1,293
  • 5 to 9: 1,187
  • 10 to 19: 358
  • 20 to 49: 514
  • 50 or more: 238
  • Mobile homes: 126

Median worth of mobile homes: $133,037

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 0.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 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
  • 84.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 2.3%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Biddeford, ME
  • 60.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.8%Electricity
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.2%Utility gas
  • 3.1%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Solar energy
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 154
Here:

10.8%
Maine:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 52
Here:

6.1%
Maine:

13.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,068
Here:

54.3%
Maine:

30.2%
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