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PORTLAND PROFILE


Portland, originally settled in 1632 by the British, was destroyed and rebuilt four times, three times because of war and once because of fire.

Portland is Maine's largest city and is one of the largest ports in the United States. Portland is the cultural, entertainment and economic capital of Maine and is a major draw for tourists.

Portland, Maine
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Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Portland ranks high in water quality and taxes. Portland ranks low in population density and home energy use.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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