|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Portland is 68,313. Portland, Maine is the 553rd largest city in the US.
Portland is located entirely in Cumberland County.
The peak population of Portland was in 2020, when its population was 68,427. In 2020, Portland was the 552nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 553rd largest city in the US. Portland is currently 0.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Portland has grown 6.3% since the 2000. Portland, Maine's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Portland has a population density of 3,106.5 people per square mile. Portland has the highest population density in Maine.
|547||East Orange, New Jersey||68,903||-1.2%|
|548||St. Cloud, Minnesota||68,818||15.1%|
|549||Union City, California||68,681||1.7%|
|551||San Marcos, Texas||68,580||88.3%|
|555||Yorba Linda, California||67,989||15.0%|
The total voting age population of Portland, Maine, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 53,257. The voting age population is 47.5% male and 52.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.8% of the residents of Portland are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Portland are 84.6% White, 8.4% Black, 3.5% Asian, 2.9% Two or more races, 0.4% Other, 0.2% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 3.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Portland, 14.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 16.9%. On a per-household basis, 8.9% of families are below the poverty line in Portland.
Among those aged 16 and older, 71.9% of Portland residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.2% of Portland residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 52.6% have a bachelor's degree and 21.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Portland residents aged 5 and older, 13.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Portland is 2.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Portland, 9.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Portland is $60,467.
In Portland, 45.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 54.9% of housing units in Portland.
Of all the housing units in Portland, 47.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Portland, 8.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Portland is $1,124.
In Portland, 85.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.