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Scarborough, ME (Maine) Houses and Residents

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

$305,652
Maine:

$191,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $230,408 - $423,428

Scarborough,ME index of house prices

Total population: 4,403 (Urban population: 3,858, Rural population: 247 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,980 (1,875 occupied: 1,317 owner occupied, 553 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

30%
State:

27%

Housing density: 398 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017 in this county: $528,225.

Median contract rent in 2017: $707 (lower quartile is $514, upper quartile is $834)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,320


Median gross rent in Scarborough, ME in 2017: $805

Housing units in Scarborough with a mortgage: 1,003 (0 second mortgage, 236 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 308

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $103,661

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $36,629

Median monthly housing costs: $1,475


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Scarborough, Maine Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1993

Median year apartment built: 1989

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,932
  • In family households: 3,900 (637 male householders, 515 female householders)
    922 spouses, 1,475 children (1,426 natural, 23 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 12 grandchildren, 81 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 68 other relatives, 140 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 819 (259 male householders (203 living alone)), 451 female householders (418 living alone)), 100 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 191

Size of family households: 455 2-persons, 206 3-persons, 370 4-persons, 98 5-persons, 15 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 625 1-person, 86 2-persons.

912 married couples with children.
335 single-parent households (37 men, 298 women).

91.6% of residents of Scarborough speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).
3.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (35% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 54% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 543 (11.0%)
(17.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Scarborough, Maine
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Scarborough, Maine
  • 0no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 4222 bedrooms
  • 5353 bedrooms
  • 2394 bedrooms
  • 935+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scarborough, Maine
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scarborough, Maine
  • 88no bedroom
  • 1421 bedroom
  • 2262 bedrooms
  • 653 bedrooms
  • 224 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Scarborough in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Scarborough in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 18no vehicle
  • 4671 vehicle
  • 6422 vehicles
  • 1333 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Scarborough in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Scarborough in renter-occupied apartments
  • 118no vehicle
  • 3161 vehicle
  • 952 vehicles
  • 203 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scarborough, Maine
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Scarborough, Maine
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1394 rooms
  • 3965 rooms
  • 2476 rooms
  • 1507 rooms
  • 1518 rooms
  • 2489+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scarborough, Maine
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Scarborough, Maine
  • 871 room
  • 342 rooms
  • 993 rooms
  • 1214 rooms
  • 1115 rooms
  • 756 rooms
  • 77 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 09+ 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 Scarborough, ME
  • Scarborough, ME household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Scarborough, ME in 2017
  • 80Less than $10,000
  • 74$10,000 to $19,999
  • 150$20,000 to $29,999
  • 227$30,000 to $39,999
  • 82$40,000 to $49,999
  • 88$50,000 to $59,999
  • 207$60,000 to $74,999
  • 271$75,000 to $99,999
  • 253$100,000 to $124,999
  • 163$125,000 to $149,999
  • 115$150,000 to $199,999
  • 162$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Scarborough, ME

  • Distribution of house value in Scarborough, ME in 2017
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$70,000 to $79,999
  • 11$90,000 to $99,999
  • 7$100,000 to $124,999
  • 48$125,000 to $149,999
  • 32$150,000 to $174,999
  • 72$175,000 to $199,999
  • 215$200,000 to $249,999
  • 239$250,000 to $299,999
  • 282$300,000 to $399,999
  • 261$400,000 to $499,999
  • 97$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Scarborough, ME

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Scarborough, ME in 2017
  • 6$100 to $149
  • 40$350 to $399
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 2$600 to $649
  • 61$700 to $749
  • 26$800 to $899
  • 9$900 to $999
  • 148$1,000 to $1,249
  • 301$1,250 to $1,499
  • 38No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.1%
Number of people working at home: 179 (7.5% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 41
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 345
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 574
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 559
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 259
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 51
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 151
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 19
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 30
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 37
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 16
  • 90 or more minutes: 104
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Scarborough

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,048 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 570 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0%)
  • Taxi: 89 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0%)
  • Walked: 62 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 179 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.0%Males
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Scarborough, Maine
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Scarborough, Maine
  • 2862010 or later
  • 1872000 to 2009
  • 481990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 111970 to 1979
  • 103Before 1970
Ancestries in Scarborough, ME

First ancestries reported:

  • Irish: 305 (15.0%)
  • French Canadian: 228 (11.2%)
  • African: 190 (9.3%)
  • English: 166 (8.2%)
  • American: 145 (7.1%)
  • Italian: 91 (4.5%)
  • French: 68 (3.3%)
  • German: 65 (3.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 42 (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 36 (1.8%)
  • European: 28 (1.4%)
  • Polish: 27 (1.3%)
  • Dutch: 24 (1.2%)
  • Canadian: 18 (0.9%)
  • Finnish: 8 (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 8 (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 4 (0.2%)
  • British West Indian: 4 (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 1 (0.05%)

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

Other Eastern Africa
Scarborough:

33.7% (205)
Maine:

3.0% (1,417)

Burma
Scarborough:

28.2% (172)
Maine:

0.5% (255)

India
Scarborough:

18.6% (113)
Maine:

3.0% (1,425)

Canada
Scarborough:

13.0% (79)
Maine:

21.4% (10,156)

Pakistan
Scarborough:

5.4% (33)
Maine:

0.4% (175)

Cambodia
Scarborough:

4.3% (26)
Maine:

1.9% (925)

Other Western Asia
Scarborough:

2.1% (13)
Maine:

0.1% (40)

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

  • This state: 2,672
  • Other state: 1,634
  • Northeast: 1,289
  • Midwest: 107
  • South: 183
  • West: 81

88.1% of Scarborough residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40.5% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 28.0% lived in Maine.


Scarborough:

88.1%
State average:

86.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 65
  • 9th grade: 14
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 117
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 325
  • Less than 1 year of college: 57
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 122
  • Associate degree: 86
  • Bachelor's degree: 597
  • Master's degree: 222
  • Professional school degree: 75
  • Doctorate degree: 33
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 11
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 473
  • Less than 1 year of college: 112
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 65
  • Associate degree: 220
  • Bachelor's degree: 565
  • Master's degree: 328
  • Professional school degree: 29
  • Doctorate degree: 30
Educational Attainment for Females
Scarborough marital status for males
Scarborough marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,103
  • One, attached: 261
  • Two: 27
  • 3 or 4: 116
  • 5 to 9: 91
  • 10 to 19: 28
  • 20 to 49: 7
  • 50 or more: 268
  • Mobile homes: 132

Median worth of mobile homes: $31,875

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 2.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 0 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Scarborough
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

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 38
Here:

5.9%
Maine:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 57
Here:

14.0%
Maine:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

18.5%
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