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Living in Portland

Portland has an average Walk Score of 61 with 66,194 residents.

Portland has minimal public transportation and is somewhat bikeable.

The most walkable Portland neighborhoods are West Bayside, East Bayside - India Street 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

Photo of Exchange St in Portland

Exchange St

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Portland.

Portland Neighborhoods

Rank

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Population

1 West Bayside 93 13 74 2,320
2 East Bayside - India Street 93 9 77 2,432
3 Parkside 93 11 77 3,912
4 Downtown 93 12 78 2,572
5 West End 88 9 76 5,719
6 Valley Street 85 9 73 1,408
7 East End 83 3 76 4,611
8 Oakdale 72 12 90 3,376
9 Deering Center 71 1 73 4,216
10 Libbytown 65 4 75 2,082
11 Rosemont 61 2 73 4,400
12 Back Cove 56 3 79 3,691
13 Nasons Corner 45 - 53 3,668
14 East Deering 44 - 58 3,601
15 North Deering 32 - 48 10,891
16 Riverton 29 - 41 5,550
17 Stroudwater 16 - 36 732

Average Home Features

According to HomeAdvisor Data, these characteristics make up the average home in Portland

Average square footage 2800
Homeowners have 3.3 bedrooms
Homeowners have 2.2 bathrooms
Age of home 39 years
Average time living in home 11 years

Check out HomeAdvisor’s Portland Home Happiness Survey.

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

Transit Score of Portland, ME

Portland has Minimal Transit

It is possible to get on a bus. Find Portland apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Portland has minimal public transportation and about 1 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Portland on public transit.

icon for car shares in Portland

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

Portland is Talking About...

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Photo of East Bayside in Portland

East Bayside

Photo of Near Franklin Street in Portland

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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