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Portland, ME
Detailed City Facts Report

Portland, Maine is one of the great places in the U.S. to live or retire. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.


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Portland, Maine


Portland Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2016 (est.)
Portland-South Portland Metro Area blank blank blank 529,657
Portland 64,358 64,249 66,194 66,937



Portland
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2018 .nana
2017 .$277,5500.5%
2016 .$276,1942.7%
2015 .$268,8884.5%
2014 .$257,1873.2%
2013 . $249,147 0.3%
2012 . $248,289 na





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2018)
. Portland GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $277,550 $419,000
Nearest Big City Boston na
Home Sales Price in Boston $491,000 $340,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 46% of Boston home prices 101%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2018)
. Portland GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $277,550 $419,000
Monthly Rent $1,805 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 10.3 times the annual rent 19.0



Portland
Cost of Living (2018)
103% GPTR 99 City Average
109%



Portland Taxes
(2018)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 5.5% -- 9* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 110 days 38* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the lowest taxes



Portland Building Permits
(single family homes)
2016 28
2015 32
2014 22
2013 25
2012 3
2011 29
2010 24



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