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Living in Portland

Portland has an average Walk Score of 60 with 66,194 residents.

Portland is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Portland neighborhoods are West Bayside, Downtown and Parkside.

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Walk Score of Portland, ME

Portland is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot.

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Photo of Western Promenade in Portland

Western Promenade

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Exchange St

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Portland.

Portland Neighborhoods




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1 West Bayside 94 - 85 2,320
2 Downtown 93 - 69 2,572
3 Parkside 93 - 67 3,912
4 East Bayside - India Street 93 - 82 2,432
5 West End 88 - 68 5,719
6 Valley Street 85 - 68 1,408
7 East End 83 - 76 4,611
8 Oakdale 72 - 88 3,376
9 Deering Center 68 - 85 4,216
10 Libbytown 61 - 72 2,082
11 Rosemont 60 - 71 4,400
12 Back Cove 56 - 74 3,691
13 East Deering 40 - 53 3,601
14 Nasons Corner 38 - 51 3,668
15 Riverton 31 - 39 5,550
16 North Deering 29 - 39 10,891
17 Stroudwater 16 - 39 732

thumbnail for Western PromenadeThis iconic place represents the pinnacle of West End living. Generations of families have lived in these houses that are spread throughout the West End.

David Pollack
on Western Promenade

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Portland has about 2 car shares from RelayRides.

Bike Score of Portland, ME

Portland is Bikeable

Some bike infrastructure.


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Photo of Loring Memorial Park in Portland

Loring Memorial Park

Photo of Fort Allen Park in Portland

Fort Allen Park

Photo of Deering Oaks Park in Portland

Deering Oaks Park

Photo of Neal St in Portland

Neal St

Photo of Old Port in Portland

Old Port

Photo of Hobson's Wharf in Portland

Hobson's Wharf

thumbnail for Exchange StThis famous street was built up from pre-war buildings left to languish as the old Red Light district. It now bustles with shops of every type.

David Pollack
on Exchange St

Photo of Deering Oaks Pond in Portland

Deering Oaks Pond

Photo of Etz Chaim Synagogue / Maine Jewish Museum in Portland

Etz Chaim Synagogue / Maine Jewish Museum

Photo of Etz Chaim Synagogue / Maine Jewish Museum in Portland

Etz Chaim Synagogue / Maine Jewish Museum

Photo of Heartfelt Garden in Portland

Heartfelt Garden

thumbnail for Loring Memorial ParkAn iconic view of Back Cove high up on the bluffs of the Eastern Promenade. Running and bike paths extend all around the Cove.

David Pollack
on Loring Memorial Park

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East Bayside

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Near Franklin Street

thumbnail for Fort Allen ParkThis park holds the mast of the USS Portland, a heavy cruiser commissioned by the United States Navy in 1933

David Pollack
on Fort Allen Park

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