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Scarborough Crime Rate

The Scarborough crime rate is compiled by the F.B.I. on a yearly basis and is measured by the number of murders, violent crimes, nonnegligent manslaughter, law enforcement agencies and property crimes. Violent crimes in Scarborough is rated a 2 and includes any crimes involving threat or force such as robbery, nonnegligent manslaughter, and aggravated assault, forcible rape and murder. Scarborough property crimes is also compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigations and is rated a 3 and includes larceny, car theft, property arson, money theft and other crimes that do not involve force or threat to the victim.

Violent Crimes in Scarborough:

Scarborough Maine has a violent crime rate of 0.05% with 9 violent crimes and 0 murder and non-negligent manslaughters. According to the FBI, there were 0 forcibles rapes, 7 robberies and 2 aggravated assaults.

Violent Crimes Rate 0.05% Violent Crimes 9 Murder Manslaughter N/A Forcible Rapes N/A Number of Robberies 7 Aggravated Assaullts 2

Property Crimes in Scarborough:

Scarborough Maine has a property crime rate of 1.86% with 358 property crimes and 49 burglaries committed against Scarborough residents. According to the FBI, there were 296 larency thefts, 13 car and auto thefts and 3 arson cases.

Property Crimes Rate 1.86% Property Crimes 358 Burglary 49 Larceny Theft 296 Vehicle Theft 13 Arson 3

Law Enforcement in Scarborough:

There is 1 Law Enforcement listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of Law Enforcement in Scarborough.

Scarborough Town - Police Department 246 Us-1 Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-6361

Political Distribution in Scarborough:

In Scarborough the political allocation consists of 34.230% Republicans, 64.100% Democrats, and 1.674% Independents. The oldest political party in the US is the Republican Party. It is renowned for having the most powerful conventional ideals and belief. The Republican Party was made on anti-slavery ideology and the politics of this party is considered to be revolving around the center right. In the US politics, the Republican Party, also called as the Grand Old Party is considered to be the one of the big two.

Another political party, The Democratic Party, is the other most important party which is placed in the center left as per its ideals and beliefs. The Democratic Party is not only one of the pioneers in the political scenario in the US but also in the whole word.

The parties that are independent have always been a part in the political state of affairs of the US and are well integrated with the American political system. These parties such as the Nationalist Socialist movement, The Green Party, The Boston Tea Party, The Independent Party and the American Party are relatively diverse in terms of their notions, beliefs and ideals.


Religious Distribution in Scarborough:

37.22% religious distributions exist in Scarborough. 0.28% Number of citizens that were identified with a religious denomination were followers of Islam. The followers of Islam are called Muslims and they put their faith in one omnipotent God, who is called Allah. God’s direct word is believed to be in the form of the Holy Scripture named as Koran.

1.95% number of people residing in the above mentioned city were identified as the followers of Judaism. The followers of Judaism are known to be Jews and there ay of life is decided by the religious scrolls named as Tanaka and Talmud, which are said to be the prescribed way of life by God. According to them, there is only One God.

7.26% number of people associated themselves with the religion of Christian Other. These people belong to those forms of Christianity which are outside the typical and conventional Christian Churches. This includes fundamentalist Christians, i.e. people belonging to smaller churches whose views may be denser. Even though Christian believes in One God i.e. the father, the son and the holy spirit, they differ in the details of their belief and the content of their belief differs from one church group to another, which leads to fragmentation of Christian churches.

There were 0.06% Presbyterians where as 1.61% number of Methodists. Both are Christian churches however they have different roots, with the Presbyterian Church being founded in Scotland while the Methodist was formed by the English minister John Wesley. Even though they both share the common beliefs of Sovereignty of God but they differ in their way of showing the same to the world. Theses Churches are more conventional than the others.

The Church formed by German minister, Martin Luther, named as Lutherans, claimed 0.64% number of followers. The charismatic or evangelical beliefs of God, Jesus the Son and the Holy Spirit, belong to Pentecostals. In Scarborough, 0.95% number of people were found to be believers of the Holy trinity; the three in one, Pentecostals. Another religious group of Episcopalians had 1.12% numbers of people while there were 1.89% number of Baptists. Baptists have a link with the ritual of Baptism. According to this ritual, be it infants, adolescents or adults, one has to believe in God and His power to save to be baptized. However, there are a variety of sub faiths that exists in different Churches around different areas, under the umbrella of the Baptist Church.

The Latter Day Saints, LDS, which is known as a renowned Church, consists of 0.36% followers. Mormon is the term used for those people who attend the LDS and this Church was founded by Joseph Smith. The conventional Church of the Protestant is followed by 0.00%.

Catholics with a number of 21.04% people belonged to the highest total in the religious distribution classification, in the area of Scarborough. The world’s biggest denomination is made up of Catholics and their spiritual Patron is the Pope. This is considered to be the one of the earliest of the churches of Christianity in history.


Housing units being built in Scarborough:

There is a range of housing units that have been constructed over a number of years in Scarborough. The construction of these housing units was done from before the period of 1939 until 2005. In the period of 1939 or so, 5.27% of the housing units were formed. In all the years, this time period was the one when the largest percentages of housing units were built. However, after this period, the number of houses that were built started to diminish.

In the years 1940 and 1949, 2.84% number of houses were constructed. Also, the 4.18% number of houses was formed in the years ranging from 1950 and 1959. This percentage was lowered down to a sum of 4.13% housing units created in the years 1960 to 1969.

However, in 1970 to 1979 there was a slight increase to 14.30% followed by a larger rise of 27.21% in the time period of 1980 and 1989. This increase in numbers persisted in the time period of 1990 to 1994 making a total of 9.34% development in housing units, till it reached the peak since 1939.

However, there was again a huge reduction in the numbers of housing units in the time frame of 1995 to 1998. In this period only 17.97% units were built in Scarborough. Moreover, there was an additional decline of 14.77% housing units constructed between 1999 and 2000.


Percentage of Homes with Values by Scarborough:

There are housing units with diverse values contained in Scarborough. The sum of 1.46% of the housing units is of the value of less than $20,000 dollars. The category in which the range of $20,000 to $39.999 house value falls consists of a total of 1.24%. The grouping of housing with the utmost numbers at that value range is the $40,000 to $59,000 with 3.21%. The range of $60,000 to $79,999 is the second uppermost value range with 2.70%.

Followed by the $80,000 to $99,999 range that lessens down to 1.02%. The subsequent group of 2.99% housing units have a somewhat greater proportion with the value ranging between $100,000 to $149,000. Since, the value of the houses increase in last category, it is not astonishing that the total percentage in Scarborough lessens down. $150,000 and $199,999 is the range where 14.89% of houses are priced where as only 35.84% house units are priced between the range of $200,000 and $299,999 dollars.

Moreover, there is a minor raise in the next group with 19.64% prized between $300,000 and $399,999. 11.02% is the sum of the value of constructions that lie between $400,000 and $499,000.

Lastly, 1.53% units are valued at $1,000,000 or above and only 4.45% have a price of $500,000 and $749,999.


Security Services in Scarborough:

There are 2 Security Services listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Security Services in Scarborough.

Adt Company 15 Pleasant Hill Rd Scarborough Maine 04074 207-396-5700
Mak Protection Services 290 Beech Ridge Rd Scarborough Maine 04074 207-839-2006

Child Day Care in Scarborough:

There are 16 Child Day Care listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Child Day Care in Scarborough.

A Circle Of Friends address not listed Scarborough Maine 04074 207-799-5873
Child Care Connections 136 Us Route 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 207-396-6566
Children's Castle Nursery Schl 21 Cumberland Way Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-4405

Pet Services in Scarborough:

There are 8 Pet Services listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Pet Services in Scarborough.

Another Dog Day 156 Pleasant Hill Rd # 3 Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-1445
Cat's Meow 9 Harlow St Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-9611
Cats Meow 9 Harlow St Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-9611

Veterinary in Scarborough:

There are 2 Veterinary listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Veterinary in Scarborough.

Scarborough Animal Hospital 129 Us Route 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-4412
Tender Touch Veterinary Home 340 Gorham Rd Scarborough Maine 04074 207-839-7456

Post Offices in Scarborough:

There are 4 Post Offices listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Post Offices in Scarborough.

Us Post Office 528 Black Point Rd Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-4586
Us Post Office 31 Gorham Rd Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-4586
Us Post Office Black Point Rd Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-4058

Family Services in Scarborough:

There are 23 Family Services listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Family Services in Scarborough.

Cheri L Greable Psychothrpst 3 Maple Ave Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-6032
Choices Are For Everyone 51 Us Route 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 207-510-6060
Counseling Service-scarborough 662 Us Route 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-9040

Social Services in Scarborough:

There is 1 Social Service listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of Social Service in Scarborough.

Scarborough Welfare Division 259 Us Route 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-7788

Campgrounds in Scarborough:

There are 3 Campgrounds listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Campgrounds in Scarborough.

Bayley's Camping Resort 275 Pine Point Road Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-6043
Wassamki Springs Campground 56 Saco Street Scarborough Maine 04074 207-839-4276
West Scarborough- Wild Duck Campground 39 Dunstan Landing Road West Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-4432

Wifi Hotspots in Scarborough:

There are 8 Wifi Hotspots listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Wifi Hotspots in Scarborough.

Comfort Inn & Suites Scarborough A - 329 Us Route 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 207-775-0409
Corbin Koa 171 E City Dam Rd Scarborough Maine 04070 606-528-1534
Fairfield Inn Portland Maine Mall Scarborough 2 Cummings Rd Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-0300

Scarborough Population

Welcome to Scarborough, Maine which has a population density of 857 and represents the total number of residents or people per square mile of area that have similar characteristics such as age, ethnicity or gender. Since 2000, Scarborough has changed 10.32% and has a median age of 41.9 which represents the age that separates the population into 2 distinct groups, half younger and hold older which overalls sums the age distribution of people within this part of Maine.

Scarborough singles population is 41.62% with 52.68% Scarborough women and 47.32% are Scarborough City men.


Hospitals in Scarborough:

There is 1 Hospital listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of Hospital in Scarborough.

Mercy School Nursing Alumni 6 2nd Ave Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-6552

Scarborough Environment

Scarborough in the state of Maine has an air quality index of 93 which is based upon yearly reports compiled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency also known as the EPA. The air quality in Scarborough, is measured by an air quality mesurement station and measures the condition or quality of air and pollutants and based upon relative conditions needed for healthy breathing. The higher the index value, the better the quality of air residents of Scarborough will have. Depending on the number of ozone alert days, the EPA can assertain the amount of pollutants in the air such as carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, particulates, lea and volatile organic chemicals.

Water quality in Scarborough is 69 and like air, represents the quality of Maine's water supply based upon the following 15 indicators, fish consumption advisories, wetland loss, urban runoff potential, estuarine pollution susceptibility, conventional pollutant loads above permitted limits, population change, contaminated sediments, agricultural runoff potential, toxics, conventional pollutants
source water for drinking water systems, designated use support, wetland and aquatic species at risk, toxic pollutant loads above permitted limits, hydrologic modification created by dams in this part of Maine.

Scarborough has a superfund site index of 50 which represents a sum total of all the superfund polution sites in the county and includes money spent on all clean up programs. Maine's superfund is an initiative funded by the federal government to clean up hazardous and uncontrolled toxic wastelands in Scarborough and other surrounding cities to protect the health of all citizens of the United States.


Dentists in Scarborough:

There are 9 Dentists listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Dentists in Scarborough.

Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry 306 Us Route 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 207-510-6700
Alan W Schneit Dds 243 Us Route 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 207-761-4343
Arthur R Schliesman Dds 234 Us Route 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-6061

Scarborough Job Market

The job market in Scarborough is based on the overall unemployment rate, recent job growth and future job growth in Maine. Currently, the unemployment rate in Scarborough City is approximately 6.20% which represents a percentage of the available work force that is not working and is estimated by dividing the number of residents who are employed by all the residents currently counted in the entire labour pool of Scarborough. Recent Job Growth estimates show that Scarborough is -3.41% which represents an increase or decrease in the number of jobs available in this part of Maine over a 1 year time-frame. Over the next 10 years, Scarborough City Future Job Growth is projected to have a change of 26.98% based on the economy's ability to create new services and goods, patterns of migration and various other factors such as demand and expansion of technology, energy and gas, and health care industry in Maine.

Overall, Scarborough has 19.20% of the residents working in the Business, financial operations and management industry with 10.42% percent in the service business such as advertising, public services, healthcare, marketing, entertainment, real estate and various other service industries in Maine. Forestry, Fishing and Farming in Scarborough comprises 0.00% and 6.18% in the maintenance, construction and extraction industry which includes mining, natural resources and gas extraction. Scarborough professional and related occupations account for 19.97% which includes engineering technicians, medial scientists, computer systems analysts, physicists and astronomers, Scarborough ?lawyers, health educators, media and communications professionals, health diagnosing and treating and Scarborough doctors which currently there about 501.3 Scarborough physicians per 100,000 people?. Material moving, production and Transportation in Scarborough measures at 11.33% of the population and 32.90% representing jobs in Scarborough in the sales and office industry which consists of retail, office equipment, point-of-sale and sales management positions in Scarborough, Maine.

In Scarborough, the average number of minutes a resident travels to work for a one-way commute is 19.3 minutes with 82.39% of those drivers are actually driving to work alone and 8.96% are sharing transportation by carpool. It is estimated that 45.71% of Scarborough residents commute to work is less than 15 minutes, 42.08% between 15 and 29 minutes and 5.75% commute between 30 and 44 minutes. The remaining commuters who travel by light rail, subway, ferry, bus or mass transit is about 0.75%. Residents of Scarborough who work at home represents 5.54% of the overall population.


Employment Agencies in Scarborough:

There are 3 Employment Agencies listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Employment Agencies in Scarborough.

Great Moose Lake Corp 210 Payne Rd Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-6561
Jmb Assoc 6 Wedgewood Dr Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-0979
Portland Nannies Inc address not listed Scarborough Maine 04074 207-883-1993

Scarborough Housing Market

Home appreciation in Scarborough is approximately -3.62% with negative percentages representing a decline. The percentage of vacant homes meaning unoccupied homes, apartments, mobile homes and rooms occupied as separate quarters is about 5.42%. The average home value in Scarborough is $241,360 which is not the average price but the median price which is calculated by sorting all home values from the lowest value to the highest value and selecting the middle value because the median value is not affected as much by lower priced homes in Maine. The average home age in Scarborough is estimated to be around 21 years old with 70.73% of all homes are actually owned and includes mobile homes, apartments, separate living quarters and occupied rooms. Overall, 23.85% are Scarborough homes, apartments and mobile homes for rent.


Scarborough Weather and Climate

Scarborough receives about 43.2 inches in rainfal and 71.5 inches in snowfall per year with 131 days of precipitation and an average of 204 sunny days which are days that are predominantly sunny. The average highest temperature in July is 78 degrees Fahrenheit and the average lowest temperature in January is 13 degrees Fahrenheit.

Scarborough has an elevation of 45 feet and a comfort index of 54 which represents a measure of comfort or discomfort based upon atmospheric conditions such as humidity and temperature ranges in Maine.

The ultraviolet or UV index in Scarborough is rated 2.8 which indicates this part of 's exposure to the sun's ultravoilent rays and represents a combination of latitude, altitude and sunny days.


Scarborough Education

Scarborough in Maine spends about $6,023 per student for its school expenditure and has approximately 13.2 students per teacher, 368 students per librarian and 454 students per counselor. Overall, 9.32% of Scarborough residents and over the age of 25 are 2 year college graduates with an associates degree or 2-year college degree from a Scarborough community college. Furthermore, over 92.33% of Scarborough population over the age of 25 have a high school diploma or high school general education degree other wise known as a GED.

The percentage of residents over 25 living in Scarborough with a 4 year college degree is 21.68%


Public Schools in Scarborough:

There are 6 Public Schools listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Public Schools in Scarborough.

school Benjamin Wentworth Intermediate 9 Wentworth Drive Scarborough Maine 04074 (207) 730-4600
school Blue Point School 174 Pine Point Road Scarborough Maine 04074 (207) 730-5300
school Eight Corners Elementary School 22 Mussey Road Scarborough Maine 04074 (207) 730-5200

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Private Schools in Scarborough:

There are 3 Private Schools listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Private Schools in Scarborough.

school Cornerstone Baptist Academy 415 U.s. 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 (207) 885-5123
school Toddle Inn Child Care Po Box 40 Scarborough Maine 04070 (207) 885-0848
school Toddle Inn Elementary School Po Box 40 Scarborough Maine 04070 (207) 883-6094

Junior Schools in Scarborough:

There are 2 Junior Schools listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Junior Schools in Scarborough.

school Maine Health Learning Resource Centers 100 U.s. 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 (207) 775-7001
school Mmc-scarborough 100 Campus Dr Scarborough Maine 04074 (207) 885-8570

Technical schools in Scarborough:

There are 4 Technical schools listed in Scarborough. Click on a link below to see a full profile and description of one of these Technical schools in Scarborough.

school Bartender Training At Nti 51 U.s. 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 (207) 883-5130
school Maine Health Learning Resource Centers - Mmc Scarborough 100 U.s. 1 Scarborough Maine 04074 (207) 885-8570
school Mariner Broadcasting Lp Two Rod Rd Scarborough Maine 04004 (207) 883-3737

Scarborough Cost of Living

The cost of living in Scarborough is approximately 114 which represents the cost of managing a comfortable standard of living and is calculated by comparing the cost of services and goods such as housing, utilities, health care, transportation, food and groceries, transportation and a variety of other expenses such as local and state taxes, clothing and entertainment. The average cost of groceries and food excluding restaurants is 107.

A resident of Scarborough can expect to pay an average of 97 for electricity, heating, air conditioning and natural gas. Other miscellaneous costs such as repairs, entertainment, restaurants and other services is about 109 in this part of Maine.


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