This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Old Orchard Beach has a very low population density. Old Orchard Beach is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Old Orchard Beach, ME is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Old Orchard Beach has a population density of 1,261, with 9,394 current residents.
Out of the 9,394 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 51% of the residents are married and 49% are single.
- 55% Sun
- 43% Rain
- 72% Snow
46°F average temperature
- 29 years Median home age
- $168,400 Median home price
- -15.66% Home appreciation rate
- 13.2% Annual property tax
As for living in Old Orchard Beach, the air quality is 72% and the weather, on average, is 55% sunny, 43% rainy, and 72% snowy. The average temperature is 46°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Old Orchard Beach, you should know that 38.2% of homes are owned while 29.7% of homes are rented, and 32.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $168,400, the median age of homes is 29 years, the annual home appreciation is -15.66% and the annual property tax is 13.20%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)3
When looking at the community of Old Orchard Beach, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Old Orchard Beach’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Old Orchard Beach is 44 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 59.36% Democratic, 38.83% Republican, and 1.81% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:11
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
87%High school diploma
10%Some college or associates degree
7%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Old Orchard Beach, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.60% of residents are unemployed in Old Orchard Beach (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Old Orchard Beach residents: 14% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 17.72% are in the arts and sciences field, 15.3% are in the customer service field, 29.9% are in the sales field, 0.20% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 7.6% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 15.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:11. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 87.25%, 9.55% of residents have an associate’s degree, 15.22% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 6.80% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Old Orchard Beach, you should be aware that the average commute time is 25 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Old Orchard Beach have a few different options. 83% of commuters use their own cars, 11% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.