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South Portland

Easy access to Portland, with diversity and ocean views.

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Welcome to South Portland

Never part of Portland but breaking off from Cape Elizabeth to become an independent town in 1895, South Portland exhibits some of the best of both its neighbors. Many young professionals are choosing South Portland for their residences. It’s a desirable choice of location for its proximity and easy commute to Portland, but SoPo has many other perks with its ‘city within a city’ feel. Southern Maine Community College is noted for its beautiful campus on the waterfront and offers online and adult education classes.
Willard Beach is sandy and mostly calm as the sea is broken by the nearby islands. Spring Point Lighthouse is a popular destination. People come for miles to savor Scratch Baking Company goods, and there are plenty of restaurants and coffee shops. As is the norm for many of these communities, there are many parks and trails to explore.
Just off the Casco Bay Bridge into the City of Portland, Knightville is a very desirable South Portland neighborhood with its collection of shops and dining options. In South Portland, you will find diversity, ocean views, and easy access to Portland.

Overview for South Portland, ME

26,428 people live in South Portland, where the median age is 43.2 and the average individual income is $42,822. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

43.2 years

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Around South Portland, ME

There's plenty to do around South Portland, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Masala Mahal, Portland Twist, and Captain Mowatt's.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 1.61 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.61 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.24 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.4 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.12 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.69 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for South Portland, ME

South Portland has 11,672 households, with an average household size of 2.21. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in South Portland do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 26,428 people call South Portland home. The population density is 2,189.94 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.05 / 50.95%

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Schools in South Portland, ME

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The following schools are within or nearby South Portland. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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