Overall Niche Grade
- Public SchoolsA-
- Crime & SafetyC+
- Good for FamiliesB+
- Cost of LivingB
- Health & FitnessB+
- Outdoor ActivitiesA-
Bangor is a town in Maine with a population of 32,098. Bangor is in Penobscot County. Living in Bangor offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Bangor there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Bangor and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Bangor are highly rated.
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I like that Bangor offers opportunity but is also not a very large city. For me, it is just right. You get the feel of the city, jobs, people etc. but close by are the rural outskirts. I like that there are many options for college, and technical schooling to advance in your career. I also like that Bangor has the big city feel, but I also feel safe in the area. And feel safe raising my children in and around Bangor, the grade schools provide a good foundation for a successful life and have numerous supports for adults as well as children, there are many supports in place social service agencies provide services - and the local police department is great too! (check out their Facebook page!) overall - I enjoy Bangor for all it has to offer in many ways!
Bangor is a friendly little community where people probably don't have to lock their doors at night. I love that I can walk to restaurants, parks, and schools from my house. There are several parks within a 15-minute walk of me! Bangor has several amenities characteristic of larger towns. We have a Five Guys, an Ulta, an Olive Garden, A Lowe's, and a Home Depot!
Bangor has very family-friendly neighborhoods and many parks for kids to play and have fun! There are some not-so-good neighborhoods, however, most areas are fantastic! The school system here is very good as well.