South Portland, Maine Population 2018

South Portland, Maine's estimated population is 25,483 according to the most recent United States census estimates. South Portland, Maine is the 4th largest city in Maine based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2115.99 people/mi² (816.98 people/km²), with a household density of 358.37 people/km² (928.17 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 41.2 years, 40.2 years for males, and 41.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 11,178 households in the city, with an average size of 2.33 people per household. The vacancy rate was 4.6%, with a median rent of $1086/month. The median house has 5.3 rooms, and has a value of $229,400.

The median income for households in South Portland, Maine is $56,250, while the mean household income is $74,386. The per capita income is $32,272, and 9.3% of families and 12.3% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 18.4% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 8.9% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201725,483-30-0.12%
201625,51340.02%
201525,509990.39%
201425,4101440.57%
201325,2661690.67%
201225,097540.22%
201125,043710.28%
201024,9721,6487.07%
200023,3241610.70%
199023,1634511.99%
198022,712-555-2.39%
197023,2674792.10%
196022,7889224.22%
195021,8666,08538.56%
194015,7811,94114.02%
193013,8404,58649.56%
19209,2541,78323.87%
19107,4711,18418.83%
19006,2870.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White23,664
Two or More Races688
Asian684
Black or African American227
American Indian and Alaska Native97
Some Other Race37
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

South Portland Me Population Pyramid 2018

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South Portland Me Median Age

41.2


Total

40.2


Male

41.8


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 20,692 adults in South Portland Me.

South Portland Me Age Dependency

50.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

South Portland Me Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.3
Houses Without Mortgage
1,718
Houses With Mortgage
4,473
Vacancy Rate
4.6
Median Rent
1,086
Median Home Value
229,400
Renter-Occupied Units
4,474
Owner-Occupied Units
6,191
Total Housing Units
11,178

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in South Portland Me for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.4% and the labor force participation rate is 71.4%.

South Portland Me Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.33
Average Family Size
2.89
Total Households
10665
Married Couple Households
4269
Male Householder (no wife) Families
434
Female Householder (no husband) Families
1635
Non Family Households
4327
Total Families
6338
Households With Own Children
2811
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
8.5
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.6

South Portland Me Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
745
$10,000 to $14,999
458
$15,000 to $24,999
917
$25,000 to $34,999
912
$35,000 to $49,999
1,470
$50,000 to $74,999
2,245
$75,000 to $99,999
1,456
$100,000 to $149,999
1,466
$150,000 to $199,999
602
Over $200,000
394

South Portland Me Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

South Portland Me

Maine

$56,250

$50,826

$74,386

$67,011

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South Portland Me Education Data

South Portland Me Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2781.56%
9th to 12th Grade
5212.93%
High School Graduate
4,14823.33%
Some College
3,53019.86%
Associates Degree
1,7219.68%
Bachelors Degree
5,01628.22%
Graduate Degree
2,56314.42%