Scarborough, ME

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2019 Population
4,603
US Senator
Susan Collins
Republican Party
US Senator
Angus King
Independent Party
2019 Median Age
47.5
2.59% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
5.13%
49.1% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$78,690
2019 Median Property Value
$295,800

About

In 2019, Scarborough, ME had a population of 4.6k people with a median age of 47.5 and a median household income of $78,690.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Scarborough, ME are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.88%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.04%), White (Hispanic) (0.999%), and Asian (Hispanic) (0.543%).

None of the households in Scarborough, ME reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.9% of the residents in Scarborough, ME are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Scarborough, ME are Northeast Technical Institute (208 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2019, the median property value in Scarborough, ME was $295,800, and the homeownership rate was 68.4%.

Most people in Scarborough, ME drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Scarborough, ME was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Scarborough, ME is home to a population of 4.6k people, from which 94.9% are citizens. As of 2019, 8.95% of Scarborough, ME residents were born outside of the country (412 people).

In 2019, there were 8.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4k people) in Scarborough, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 455 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 48 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2019, 94.9% of Scarborough, ME residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Scarborough, ME
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4k ± 494
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    455 ± 255
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    48 ± 46.1
1.56%
Hispanic Population
72 people

In 2019, there were 8.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4k people) in Scarborough, ME than any other race or ethnicity. There were 455 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 48 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.56% of the people in Scarborough, ME are hispanic (72 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

8.95%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
412 people
13.9%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
668 people

As of 2019, 8.95% of Scarborough, ME residents (412 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    135 ± 107
  2. World War II
    69 ± 82
  3. Korea
    65 ± 42

Scarborough, ME has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Scarborough, ME employs 2.35k people. The largest industries in Scarborough, ME are , and the highest paying industries are .

Occupations

2.35k
2019 Value
± 333

In 2019, there were 2.35k employees (± 333) in Scarborough, ME.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.35k
2019 Value
± 333

In 2019, there were 2.35k employees (± 333) in Scarborough, ME.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Scarborough, ME, are . This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Scarborough, ME, though some of these residents may live in Scarborough, ME and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Maine. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Maine.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Maine to other states, or from other states to Maine.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $5.2B
  2. $3.72B
  3. $3.13B

In 2020, the top outbound Maine product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $5.2B, followed by Gasoline ($3.72B) and Fuel oils ($3.13B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Maine products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$51.4B
2020 Value in Maine
$92.1B
Projected 2050 Value in Maine
79% growth

In 2020, total outbound Maine trade was $51.4B. This is expected to increase 79% to $92.1B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Maine trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Maine to other states, or from other states to Maine.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $5.09B
  2. $4.73B
  3. $2.51B

In 2020, the top outbound Maine domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Massachusetts with $5.09B, followed by New Hampshire with $4.73B and New York and $2.51B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Maine shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing the state of Maine. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Maine

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Susan Collins
Senator from Maine2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Angus King
Senator from Maine1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Susan Collins and Angus King are the senators currently representing Maine.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Maine over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Maine

Maine is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Maine have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Scarborough, ME awarded 208 degrees. The student population of Scarborough, ME in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 140 male students and 59 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Scarborough, ME are White (192 and 93.2%), followed by Black or African American (8 and 3.88%), Asian (2 and 0.971%), and Hispanic or Latino (2 and 0.971%).

The largest universities in Scarborough, ME by number of degrees awarded are Northeast Technical Institute (208 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Scarborough, ME are HVAC Maintenance (97 and 46.6%), Medical Assistant (70 and 33.7%), and Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (20 and 9.62%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.38% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.412% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (348k), Some college (231k), and Bachelors Degree (211k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Scarborough, ME was $295,800 in 2019, which is 1.29 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between N/A and 2019 the median property value increased from N/A to $295,800, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Scarborough, ME is 68.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Scarborough, ME have an average commute time of 26.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Scarborough, ME is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$295,800
Median Property Value 2019
±$28,691
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Median Property Taxes
±N/A

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Scarborough, ME the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Scarborough, ME compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

68.4%
Homeownership
2019
61%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2019

In 2019, 68.4% of the housing units in Scarborough, ME were occupied by their owner.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 173.03
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$78,690
Median Household Income
± $12,153
2.03k
Number of Households
± 309

In 2019, the median household income of the 2.03k households in Scarborough, ME was $78,690.

The following chart displays the households in Scarborough, ME distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Scarborough, ME is from Maine.
0.434
2020 Wage GINI in Maine
0.439
2019 Wage GINI in Maine

In 2020, the income inequality in Maine was 0.434 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.2% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Maine was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Maine in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (80.9%)
  2. Carpooled (12%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.47%)

In 2019, 80.9% of workers in Scarborough, ME drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12%) and those who worked at home (5.47%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Scarborough, ME have a similar commute time (26.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.17% of the workforce in Scarborough, ME have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Scarborough, ME distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Scarborough, ME have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Scarborough, ME (226 out of 4.41k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 75+, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Scarborough, ME is false, followed by false and false.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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95.8% of the population of Scarborough, ME has health coverage, with 62.5% on employee plans, 5.06% on Medicaid, 19.2% on Medicare, 8.42% on non-group plans, and 0.636% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Maine was $9,531 in 2014. This is a 4.36% increase from the previous year ($9,133).

Primary care physicians in Cumberland County, ME see 597 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.831% decrease from the previous year (602 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 964 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 137 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Maine, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cumberland County, ME

Primary care physicians in Cumberland County, ME see an average of 597 patients per year. This represents a 0.831% decrease from the previous year (602 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cumberland County, ME in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Maine across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In N/A, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in .

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, N/A were men and N/A were women.

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Uninsured People

4.15%
Uninsured
62.5%
Employer Coverage
5.06%
Medicaid
19.2%
Medicare
8.42%
Non-Group
0.636%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Scarborough, ME changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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