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Back Cove
  • Neighborhood in Portland, ME

Report Card

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

editorial

Back Cove is a neighborhood in Portland, Maine with a population of 4,527. Back Cove is in Cumberland County and is one of the best places to live in Maine. Living in Back Cove offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Back Cove there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Back Cove and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Back Cove are highly rated.

About

About Back Cove...
Population
4,527

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$428,398
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,541
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$99,157
National
$75,149
Families with Children
15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    39%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Back Cove Reviews

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