Nationwide Claims to Fame

Portland is 80th out of 2,150 other school districts in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Portland is 352nd out of 2,861 other school districts in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Statewide Claims to Fame

Portland is 1st in Maine out of 10 other school districts in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Portland is 1st in Maine out of 161 other school districts in Current population (2012)

Portland is 1st in Maine out of 161 other school districts in Households

Portland is 1st in Maine out of 164 other school districts in Housing units

Portland is 1st in Maine out of 53 other school districts in Race - Black or African American

Portland is 4th in Maine out of 57 other school districts in Race - Asian

Portland is 5th in Maine out of 127 other school districts in Foreign born residents

Portland is 8th in Maine out of 8 other school districts in People per household

Portland is 10th in Maine out of 10 other school districts in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Portland is 11th in Maine out of 137 other school districts in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Portland Rank Maine US
Current population (2012) 66,310 1st 1,329,192 313,914,040

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Portland Rank Maine US
Residents younger than 5 4.9% 55th 5.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 16.7% 74th 20.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.9% 65th 17.0% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Portland Rank Maine US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.8% 59th 90.2% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 46.3% 11th 27.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Portland Rank Maine US
Race - White 87.1% 153rd 95.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.9% 1st 1.3% 13.1%
Race - Asian 3.5% 4th 1.1% 5.1%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 37th 1.5% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.4% 12th 1.4% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 84.6% 10th 94.1% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Portland Rank Maine US
Female residents 51.3% 65th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 10.6% 5th 3.3% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Portland Rank Maine US
Housing units 34,607 1st 725,577 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 54.6% 1st 19.3% 25.9%
Households 31,199 1st 551,601 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 44.5% 158th 72.7% 66.1%
Home median value $238,600 27th $176,600 $186,200
People per household 2.0 8th 2.3 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Portland Rank Maine US
Income per capita $29,326 33rd $26,195 $27,915
Income per household $44,476 70th $47,898 $52,762
Income below poverty line 18.3% 45th 12.8% 14.3%

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