Best Places to Live

Portland, ME

Population: 66,490
LIV
SCORE
646

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The historic Old Port neighborhood along Portland Harbor is a favorite among tourists who visit Portland, a seaport city known for its beauty and charm. More than 230 restaurants and an award-winning Arts District grace the community, and college students have the choice of University of Southern Maine and many other campuses. For healthcare, residents can access two hospitals, and Portland ranks high in quality of life categories for entrepreneurs, microbreweries, summer festivals and pet lovers.


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Portland, ME Ranking Data

Civic
70
Demographics
34
Economy
57
Education
51
Health
77
Housing
53
Infrastructure
74