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Population (year 2000): 16,970. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,897 (+11.4% change)
Males: 8,296 (48.9%), Females: 8,674 (51.1%)

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Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $56,491 (year 2000)
Median house value: $159,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Scarborough:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: English (24.0%), Irish (21.8%), French (12.4%), German (10.1%), Italian (9.0%), French Canadian (7.9%).

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Elevation: 17 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Scarborough,

For population 25 years and over in Scarborough

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scarborough town

  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

2.8% Foreign born (1.2% Europe, 1.0% North America, 0.4% Asia).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: ME Portland, (6.7 miles pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (102.1 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (317.1 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: ME (0.0 miles Scarborough, Portland, ME South (5.0 miles Orchard Beach, ME Old (6.5 miles ME (6.6 miles Westbrook, ME Portland, (6.7 miles Elizabeth, ME Cape (9.4 miles ME Saco, (9.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 185 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 1997: 181 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 1998: 197 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 1999: 203 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2000: 348 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2001: 210 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2002: 147 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2003: 165 buildings, average cost: $217,700
  • 2004: 109 buildings, average cost: $260,800
  • 2005: 101 buildings, average cost: $271,500

Latitude: 43.59 N, Longitude: 70.33 W

Area code: 207

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.5%), Retail trade (14.6%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (14.4%).


 

Crime in Scarborough by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 3 0 4 2
    per 100,000 0.0 17.7 0.0 23.6 11.8
Robberies 1 3 1 2 2
    per 100,000 5.9 17.7 5.9 11.8 11.8
Assaults 7 5 9 9 10
    per 100,000 41.2 29.5 53.0 53.0 58.9
Burglaries 39 48 86 58 42
    per 100,000 229.8 282.9 506.8 341.8 247.5
Thefts 222 190 254 258 222
    per 100,000 1308.2 1119.6 1496.8 1520.3 1308.2
Auto thefts 15 10 7 12 21
    per 100,000 88.4 58.9 41.2 70.7 123.7
85.5 87.6 111.0 114.0 99.6


Average climate in Scarborough, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Scarborough,

Scarborough-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/10/1966, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the Scarborough city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/14/1963, a category 2 tornado 40.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Scarborough:
  • SPRING HARBOR HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; SOUTH PORTLAND, ME)
  • MAINE MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; PORTLAND, ME)
  • NEW ENGLAND REHAB HOSPITAL OF PORTLAND (about 6 miles; PORTLAND, ME)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Scarborough:
  • PORTLAND INTL JETPORT (about 4 miles; PORTLAND, ME; ID: PWM)
  • BRUNSWICK NAS (about 35 miles; BRUNSWICK, ME; ID: NHZ)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 50 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Scarborough:
  • BIDDEFORD MUNI (about 14 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; ID: B19)
  • LIMINGTON-HARMON (about 26 miles; LIMINGTON, ME; ID: 63B)
  • SANFORD REGIONAL (about 30 miles; SANFORD, ME; ID: SFM)

Amtrak stations near Scarborough:
  • 6 miles: PORTLAND (100 THOMPSON POINT ROAD). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, ATM.
  • 7 miles: OLD ORCHARD BEACH (11 FIRST ST.) - Seasonal Station. Services: ticket office, public payphones.
  • 11 miles: SACO (130 MAIN ST.). Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scarborough:
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MAINE (about 8 miles; PORTLAND, ME; Full-time enrollment: 7,381)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND-UNIVERSITY CAMPUS (about 12 miles; BIDDEFORD, ME; FT enrollment: 2,251)
  • SAINT JOSEPHS COLLEGE (about 20 miles; STANDISH, ME; FT enrollment: 2,376)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE-MAIN CAMPUS (about 54 miles; DURHAM, NH; FT enrollment: 12,586)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT AUGUSTA (about 65 miles; AUGUSTA, ME; FT enrollment: 3,172)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MAINE AT FARMINGTON (about 76 miles; FARMINGTON, ME; FT enrollment: 2,229)
  • NORTHERN ESSEX COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 76 miles; HAVERHILL, MA; FT enrollment: 3,388)
Public high school in Scarborough:
  • SCARBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 931; Location: 20 GORHAM ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Scarborough:
  • DAY SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 136 U S ROUTE ONE STE 1; Grades: 5 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Scarborough:
  • SCARBOROUGH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 805; Location: 44 GORHAM ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BENJAMIN WENTWORTH INTERMEDIATE (Students: 779; Location: 40 GORHAM ROAD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • BLUE POINT SCHOOL (Students: 301; Location: 174 PINE POINT RD PO BOX 370; Grades: KG - 02)
  • EIGHT CORNERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 220; Location: 22 MUSSEY RD PO BOX 370; Grades: KG - 02)
  • PLEASANT HILL SCHOOL (Students: 204; Location: 143 HIGHLAND AVE PO BOX 370; Grades: KG - 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Scarborough:
  • FUTURE BUILDER'S INC (Students: 56; Location: 15 HOLLY STREET; Grades: UG - UG)
  • TODDLE INN CHILD CARE (Students: 12; Location: 9 LINCOLN AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Scarborough:
  • SCARBOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $572,389; Location: 48 GORHAM ROAD; 52,536 books; 2,302 audio materials; 3,011 video materials; 206 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Scarborough: Scarborough Downs (A), Scarborough Public Library (B).

Shopping Center: Oakhill Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Church in Scarborough: Oak Hill Community Church (A).

Scottow Bog (A).  

Scarborough compared to Maine state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Scarborough:
  • WZAN (970 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WLOB (1310 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WJAE (1440 AM; 5 kW; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: ALTANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGIN (930 AM; 10 kW; ROCHESTER, NH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIDE (1400 AM; 1 kW; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: SACO BAY COMMUNICATIONS GROUP INC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scarborough:
  • WBQW (106.3 FM; SCARBOROUGH, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNER)
  • WCYY (94.3 FM; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRED (95.9 FM; SACO, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WMGX (93.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WPOR (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WBLM (102.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBQ (97.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMSJ (89.3 FM; FREEPORT, ME; Owner: DOWNEAST CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WMEA (90.1 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W245AA (96.9 FM; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WMTW-FM (106.7 FM; NORTH WINDHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WTHT (107.5 FM; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMPG (90.9 FM; GORHAM, ME; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQEZ (104.7 FM; KENNEBUNKPORT, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WBQQ (99.3 FM; KENNEBUNK, ME; Owner: MARINER BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • WMEK-FM (99.9 FM; AUBURN, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WYNZ (100.9 FM; WESTBROOK, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WUBB (95.3 FM; YORK CENTER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Scarborough:
  • WGME-TV (Channel 13; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: WGME LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPXT (Channel 51; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: HMW, INC.)
  • WMTW-TV (Channel 8; POLAND SPRING, ME; Owner: WMTW BROADCAST GROUP, LLC)
  • WPME (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • WMEA-TV (Channel 26; BIDDEFORD, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLLB-LP (Channel 15; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCSH (Channel 6; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • W32CA (Channel 32; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W58CM (Channel 58; BANGOR, ME; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57AP (Channel 57; FALMOUTH, ME; Owner: SHERWOOD H. CRAIG)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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