Portland is a city located in Cumberland County Maine. It is also the county seat of Cumberland County. With a 2020 population of 68,850, it is the largest city in Maine and the 589th largest city in the United States. Portland is currently growing at a rate of 0.32% annually and its population has increased by 0.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 68,408 in 2020. Spanning over 69 miles, Portland has a population density of 3,192 people per square mile.
The average household income in Portland is $78,881 with a poverty rate of 13.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Portland is 36.8 years, 35.5 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Portlandwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 56.17%.
88.16% of Portland residents speak only English, while 11.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.72% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Portland is Native, with 48.48% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Portland is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.33%.
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The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Portland
88.98% of Portland residents were born in the United States, with 47.41% having been born in Maine. 5.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.