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Quality of Life 

Maine is a popular destination for people in search of a rich and relaxing way of life, a vigorous business community or perhaps a second home in the mountains, on a spectacular lake or along the 3,500 miles of splendid coastline. Real estate opportunities in Maine are extremely varied in terms of location, price and local amenities.

Maine is considered one of the most healthful states in the nation and overall quality of life is an important consideration in any relocation.

A relocation or real estate purchase is always a stressful time and understanding the dynamics of a new community is essential to success. Use the information below to increase your awareness of what Southern Maine has to offer.

Maine Quality of Life Statistics

Maine Weather
...Maine Weather

Access detailed meteorological charts and graphs concerning local weather for Maine and the Greater Portland area. [Learn More]

 
Maine Demographics
...Local Demographics

The current Portland metropolitan area has a population of about 250,000. Review demographic statistics. [Learn More]

 
Maine Cost of Living
...Cost of Living

Compare cost of living statistics for Maine and the Greater Portland area with other parts of the country. [Learn More]

 
Finances
...Finance & Income

The Greater Portland area has demonstrated slow and steady growth over the last several years. [Learn More]

 
Maine Crime Statistics
...Crime Statistics

Maine is a very safe place to live and continues to get better, as crime statistics demonstrate. [Learn More]

A Changing Population

The Portland region grew 0.3% in population during the last one-year period, 2010-11; the national benchmark regions stayed essentially flat, while Maine increased by 1.2%, and New England grew by a modest 0.3%.

Population Changes

From 2006-11, the population of the Portland MSA increased by 0.7%, while the national benchmark cities increased by 3.5%, Maine ncreased by 1.1%, and New England increased
by 1.0%. From 2001-11, the population of the ortland region grew by 4.1%, which was much slower than the national benchmark regions (10.1%), but faster than the State of Maine (3.4%) and New England (2.9%).

Maine is a Great Place to Live and Work

Footer-BirdMaine is one of the greatest natural playgrounds in the world. It offers 5,000 miles of spectacular coastline, majestic mountain ranges, and crystal-clear lakes and rivers.

Footer-BirdMaine has four distinct seasons — each with its own beauty — bringing a refreshing variety and balance of warm and cool weather.

Footer-BirdMaine was rated the "best State to raise a child" in a July 1999 report by the Children's Rights Council, a Washington, D.C.-based national advocacy group.

Footer-BirdMaine is a national leader in primary and secondary education.

Footer-BirdMaine had the lowest rate of violent crime, the second-lowest infant mortality rate, and the sixth-best prenatal care in the nation in the 2002 United Health Foundation's State rankings.

Footer-BirdMaine is ranked 11th in the nation in number of community hospitals per capita.

Footer-BirdMaine is rich in cultural and artistic organizations and facilities, attracting world-class poets, authors, actors, musicians and artists. Its proximity to Boston allows easy access to an even wider array of cultural attractions.

     
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Cumberland County

 
Homes for Sale  1,086Trending Down
Pending Homes
 806
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Sold Last 30 Days  367
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Statistics 05/31/2017 
  
 
YTD Median Price  $277MTrending Up
Days on Market  25
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% of List Price - Sold
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Months of Inventory
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