Portland-South Portland-Biddeford metropolitan area


Portland-South Portland-Biddeford metropolitan area

The Portland–South Portland–Biddeford Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of three counties in Maine, anchored by the city of Portland and the smaller cities of South Portland and Biddeford. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 487,568 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 513,102). [cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/tables/2007/CBSA-EST2007-01.csv | title = Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-01) | format = CSV | work = 2007 Population Estimates | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2008-03-27 | accessdate = 2008-04-04]

Counties

*Cumberland
*Sagadahoc
*York

Communities

Cities

*Bath
*Biddeford (Principal city)
*Portland (Principal city)
*Saco
*South Portland (Principal city)
*Westbrook

Towns

*Acton
*Alfred
*Arrowsic
*Arundel
*Baldwin
*Berwick
*Bowdoin
*Bowdoinham
*Bridgton
*Brunswick
*Buxton
*Cape Elizabeth
*Casco
*Chebeague Island
*Cornish
*Cumberland
*Dayton
*Eliot
*Falmouth
*Freeport
*Frye Island
*Georgetown
*Gorham
*Gray
*Harpswell
*Harrison
*Hollis
*Kennebunk
*Kennebunkport
*Kittery
*Lebanon
*Limerick
*Limington
*Long Island
*Lyman
*Naples
*New Gloucester
*Newfield
*North Berwick
*North Yarmouth
*Ogunquit
*Parsonsfield
*Phippsburg
*Pownal
*Raymond
*Richmond
*Sanford
*Scarborough
*Sebago
*Shapleigh
*South Berwick
*Standish
*Topsham
*Waterboro
*Wells
*West Bath
*Windham
*Woolwich
*Yarmouth
*York

Census-designated places

*Berwick
*Bridgton
*Brunswick
*Brunswick Station
*Cape Neddick
*Cumberland Center
*Falmouth Foreside
*Freeport
*Gorham
*Kennebunk
*Kennebunkport
*Kittery
*Kittery Point
*Lake Arrowhead
*Little Falls-South Windham
*North Berwick
*North Windham
*Old Orchard Beach
*Richmond
*Sanford
*Scarborough
*South Eliot
*South Sanford
*Springvale
*Topsham
*West Kennebunk
*Yarmouth
*York Harbor

Unorganized territories

*Perkins

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 487,568 people, 196,669 households, and 128,201 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 96.49% White, 0.80% African American, 0.27% Native American, 1.09% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.28% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $43,195, and the median income for a family was $51,873. Males had a median income of $35,402 versus $26,213 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $21,851.

Combined Statistical Area

The Portland–Lewiston–South Portland Combined Statistical Area is made up of four counties in Maine. The statistical area includes two metropolitan areas. As of the 2000 Census, the CSA had a population of 591,361 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 619,917). [cite web | url = http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/tables/2007/CBSA-EST2007-02.csv | title = Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2007 (CBSA-EST2007-02) | format = CSV | work = 2007 Population Estimates | publisher = United States Census Bureau, Population Division | date = 2008-03-27 | accessdate = 2008-04-04]

*Components
**Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
***Portland-South Portland-Biddeford (Cumberland, Sagadahoc, and York counties)
***Lewiston-Auburn (Androscoggin County)

ee also

*Maine census statistical areas

References


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