Portland, Connecticut 

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Population

9,391

-0.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$82,770

Median Home Price

$227,300

Best Places to Live in Portland, Connecticut

Capital city - North-central Connecticut along the Connecticut River, 40 miles from the Long Island Sound
Pros
-Stable economy
-Arts and culture
-Cultural diversity
Cons
-Low job growth
-Cost of living
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Portland, CT
 $229,900 
5 Barry Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1540 SqFt
 $229,900 
5 Barry Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 | 1540 SqFt
 $219,900 
17 Edwards Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 2226 SqFt
 $210,000 
14 Russell Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1.0 | 1136 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford Metro Area

As a state capital and center for the insurance industry, Hartford has a long and colorful history as a colonial center and prosperous industrial-era city. The first insurance company was established here in the late 1700’s, and The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company, established in 1866, charted the course for industrial safety. Today Hartford is home to 35 insurance companies, including AETNA and The Hartford, which provide stable employment. The area is also headquarters to conglomerate United Technologies but most manufacturing has disappeared from the Hartford landscape and it has become a center for “knowledge” industries.


QUICK FACTS

City: Portland
Zip Codes: 06480
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 179 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Portland is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Portland jobs have increased by 0.11%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Portland's cost of living is 17.60% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Portland's Cost of Living

VOTING
Middlesex county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Portland's population is 9,391 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.33%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Portland is $227,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.83%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Portland

SCHOOLS
Portland public schools spend $16,105 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.1 students per teacher in Portland. More Education


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Housing Market in Portland

It's a good time to buy in Portland. Home Appreciation is up 1.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Portland Real Estate or Find top agents in Portland

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NEW LISTINGS IN PORTLAND CT
$229,900
5 Barry Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$219,900
17 Edwards Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$210,000
14 Russell Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 1.0 |

$250,000
170 Thompson Hill Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$239,900
25 Prospect St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$265,000
3 Hilltop Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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