South Portland, ME
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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South Portland ME General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||25,255||1,328,302|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||25,002||1,328,361|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||1.0%||0.0%|
|Population, 2010 ||25,002||1,328,361|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||5.9%||5.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||20.4%||20.7%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||13.6%||15.9%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||52.3%||51.1% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||91.1%||95.2%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||2.1%||1.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.3%||0.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||3.8%||1.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||2.0%||1.6%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||2.2%||1.3%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||90.0%||94.4% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||81.1%||86.4%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||6.5%||3.4%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||9.1%||6.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||95.3%||91.1%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||38.6%||27.9%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||1,697||126,842|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||18.5||23.3|
|Housing units, 2010 ||11,484||721,830|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||59.8%||71.8%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||38.7%||19.2%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$219,800||$174,500|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||10,736||553,823|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.29||2.33|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$30,010||$26,824|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$52,839||$48,453|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||12.3%||13.6%|
|Business Attributes||South Portland||Maine|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||2,771||150,389|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||1.8%||0.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||27.1%||25.6% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||298,009||16,363,192|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||1,108,449||8,823,719|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||1,069,641||20,444,031|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$44,922||$15,520|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||137,598||2,515,827|
|Geographic Attributes||South Portland||Maine|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||11.98||30,842.92|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||2,086.1||43.1|
|FIPS Code ||71990||23|
|Counties ||Cumberland County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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