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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Portland, ME

 
Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maine and the county seat of Cumberland County. The city population was 64,249 at the 2000 Census. Portland is Maine's cultural, social and economic capital. It is also the principal city of the Portland–South Portland–Biddeford, Maine Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Cumberland, York, and Sagadahoc counties. Tourists are drawn to Portland's historic Old Port district along Portland Harbor, which is at the mouth of the Fore River and part of Casco Bay, and the Arts District, which runs along Congress Street in the center of the city. Portland Head Light in nearby Cape Elizabeth is also a popular tourist draw. The city seal depicts a phoenix rising out of ashes, which aligns with its motto, Resurgam, Latin for "I will rise ag... (from wikipedia)
 
 
 

 
General Information
Cumberland County63,237 Population (as of 2000)
Maine State61,870 Population (current)
18.1 Square Miles of Land1.7 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.0 Square Miles of Water$116,700 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$35,632 Average House Income (as of 2000)

Business Information
3,602 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$557,911,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
63,085 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$2,284,585,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
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Ethnicity (as of 2000)
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Median Ages (as of 2000)
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