StatisticDowntownPortlandMaine
Population2,15166,6491,344,212
Population density (sq mi)2,6093,09344
Median age35.435.844.0
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a41%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1828%42%38%
Speak Englishn/a85%94%
Speak Spanishn/a2%1%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown is 16% lower than Portland
  • The median age in Downtown is 1% lower than Portland
  • In Downtown 85.51% of the population is White
  • In Downtown 9.10% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown 1.77% of the population is Asian

Compare Portland, ME Demographics

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      Downtown population breakdown by race

      RaceDowntownPortlandMaine
      White85.51%83.97%94.78%
      Black9.10%8.28%1.23%
      Asian1.77%3.51%1.10%
      American Indian0.09%0.11%0.60%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.00%0.02%
      Mixed race3.34%3.37%2.04%
      Other race0.20%0.77%0.24%
      In Downtown, 3.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Downtown, Portland, ME demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).