Portland Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Portland, ME

General Portland Information

State: Maine

County: Cumberland County

Close cities: Chebeague Island, ME, South Portland, ME, Little Falls-South Windham, ME, Cumberland Foreside, ME, Long Island, ME, Scarborough, ME, Falmouth Foreside, ME, Falmouth, ME, Westbrook, ME, Cumberland Center, ME, Cape Elizabeth, ME

Portland Population (census data)
Total 62,825 (-1.9% since 2000)
Male 30,071 (47.9%)
Female 32,754 (52.1%)

Population Density: 2,962 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 100.9 (US Avg is 100)

Portland Elevation: 75 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1786

Land Area: 21.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $44,739

Zip Codes: 04109, 04122, 04124, 04103, 04112, 04102, 04123, 04104, 04101, 04105, 04116, 04110, 04107, 04108, and 04106.

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Portland Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Black (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Other Asian (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Vietnamese (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Irish (21.2%)
  • English (19.2%)
  • Italian (10.8%)
  • French (10.5%)
  • German (6.9%)
  • Scottish (5.0%)
Foriegn Born: 4,895 people (7.8%)
  • Asia (40.8%)
  • Europe (35.2%)
  • Africa (12.7%)
  • North America (11.3%)

Local Portland Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: University of New Hampshire, University of Maine

Portland School Information

High Schools
Deering High School (370 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103 - Portland Public Schools District)
Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound High School (196 Allen Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103 - Portland Public Schools District)
Portland Arts & Technology High School (196 Allen Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103 - Portland Public Schools District)
Portland Arts and Technology High School (196 Allen Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103 - Portland Public Schools District)
Portland High School (284 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, ME, 04101 - Portland Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
King Middle School (92 Deering Avenue, Portland, ME, 04102 - Portland Public Schools District)
Lincoln Middle School (522 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103 - Portland Public Schools District)
Lyman Moore Middle School (171 Auburn Street, Portland, ME, 04103 - Portland Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Harrison Lyseth Elementary School (175 Auburn Street, Portland, ME, 04103 - Portland Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Cliff Island School (P. O. Box 7, Portland, ME, 04109 - Portland Public Schools District)
Fred P Hall School (23 Orono Road, Portland, ME, 04102 - Portland Public Schools District)
Howard C Reiche Community School (166 Brackett Street, Portland, ME, 04102 - Portland Public Schools District)
Longfellow School (Portland) (432 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103 - Portland Public Schools District)
Marada Adams School (48 Moody Street, Portland, ME, 04101 - Portland Public Schools District)
Nathan Clifford School (180 Falmouth Street, Portland, ME, 04102 - Portland Public Schools District)
Peaks Island School (4 Church Street, Portland, ME, 04108 - Portland Public Schools District)
Presumpscot School (69 Presumpscot Street, Portland, ME, 04103 - Portland Public Schools District)
Riverton School (1600 Forest Avenue, Portland, ME, 04103 - Portland Public Schools District)
West School (57 Douglas Street, Portland, ME, 04102 - Portland Public Schools District)

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