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Biddeford
  • Suburb in Maine

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Biddeford is a suburb of with a population of 21,502. Biddeford is in York County. Living in Biddeford offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in Biddeford and residents tend to lean liberal.

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About Biddeford...
Population
21,502

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$260,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$980
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    148.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    69.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    13.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    171.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,695.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    88.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    32%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in Biddeford

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,915
National
$64,994

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