|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of South Portland is 26,993. South Portland, Maine is the 1,445th largest city in the US.
South Portland is located entirely in Cumberland County.
The current population of South Portland (26,993) is it's peak population.
South Portland has grown 15.4% since the 2000. South Portland, Maine's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
South Portland has a population density of 2,086.1 people per square mile. South Portland has the 2nd highest population density in Maine.
|1439||Round Lake Beach, Illinois||27,081||3.5%|
|1443||Temple Terrace, Florida||27,013||23.5%|
|1444||Garden City, Michigan||26,994||-10.2%|
|1445||South Portland, Maine||26,993||15.4%|
|1447||Chicago Heights, Illinois||26,905||-17.8%|
|1450||Kernersville, North Carolina||26,793||42.1%|
|1451||Oak Forest, Illinois||26,793||-5.0%|
The total voting age population of South Portland, Maine, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 20,191. The voting age population is 46.1% male and 53.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.7% of the residents of South Portland are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of South Portland are 89.8% White, 4.3% Black, 3.4% Two or more races, 1.6% Asian, 0.5% Other and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 2.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In South Portland, 8.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.7%. On a per-household basis, 5.9% of families are below the poverty line in South Portland.
Among those aged 16 and older, 71.6% of South Portland residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.0% of South Portland residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 45.7% have a bachelor's degree and 16.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among South Portland residents aged 5 and older, 11.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in South Portland is 4.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In South Portland, 10.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in South Portland is $69,290.
In South Portland, 63.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.6% of housing units in South Portland.
Of all the housing units in South Portland, 31.7% of them were build before 1940.
In South Portland, 11.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in South Portland is $1,305.
In South Portland, 87.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.