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  3. Housing
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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Biddeford is a suburb of with a population of 21,462. 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
21,462

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$245,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$929
National
$1,062
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
    273.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    111.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    41.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    246
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,371.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    65
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

Working in Biddeford

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$53,120
National
$62,843

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