Scarborough Continues to Increase in Population

Screen Shot 2016-05-24 at 3.39.23 PMAs of July 2015, Scarborough is home to 19,691 residents, according to the US Census Bureau’s annual estimate of the resident population.

Between 2014 and 2015, we added 176 new residents. Between 2010 and 2015, we added 783 new residents. Scarborough remains the ninth largest community in the State of Maine.

New population growth comes from two sources – children born to Scarborough residents and people moving into Scarborough from other areas.

Windham added more new residents than any other community in the state between 2010 and 2015, with 814 new residents. Gorham, Portland, Falmouth and Scarborough rounded out the rest of the top five communities in terms of the number of residents added over the last five years.

Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015