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Cumberland County
  • County in Maine

Report Card

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

editorial

Cumberland County is located in Maine with a population of 294,520. Cumberland County is one of the best places to live in Maine. In Cumberland County, most residents own their homes. In Cumberland County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Cumberland County and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Cumberland County are above average.

About

Population
294,520

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$288,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,193
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    73.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    40
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    34.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    201.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,495.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    69.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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