Scarborough demographics profile

StatisticScarboroughMaineNational
Population5,2681,329,923318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,0594491
Median age41.844.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%38%43%
Speak English90%94%79%
Speak Spanish1%1%13%
Scarborough, ME has a population of 5,268 and is the 6,228th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,059 per sq mi which is 2307% higher than the Maine average and 1069% higher than the national average. The median age in Scarborough is 42 which is approximately 5% lower than the Maine average of 44. In Scarborough, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 90% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 53% of Scarborough residents were born in Maine, 33% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Scarborough is 2307% higher than Maine.
  • The median age in Scarborough is 5% lower than Maine.
  • In Scarborough 84.72% of the population is White.
  • In Scarborough 3.83% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Scarborough 9.79% of the population is Asian.

Compare Scarborough, ME Demographics To Other Cities

Scarborough population breakdown by race

RaceScarboroughMaineNational
White84.72%94.78%73.35%
Black or African American3.83%1.23%12.63%
Asian9.79%1.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.60%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race0.72%2.04%3.06%
Other race0.93%0.24%4.75%
In Scarborough, 1.5% 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.

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Scarborough age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

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