Kennebunkport, ME

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Kennebunkport Profile


Overview

Kennebunkport is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 3,567 people and just one neighborhood, Kennebunkport is the 102nd largest community in Maine.

Kennebunkport home prices are not only among the most expensive in Maine, but Kennebunkport real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Kennebunkport is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.15% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Kennebunkport is a town of professionals, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kennebunkport who work in management occupations (14.85%), sales jobs (9.94%), and healthcare (9.22%).

Of important note, Kennebunkport is also a town of artists. Kennebunkport has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Kennebunkport’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.55% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Kennebunkport is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.

In addition, Kennebunkport is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Because of many things, Kennebunkport is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Kennebunkport really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Kennebunkport perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Kennebunkport has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Kennebunkport has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Kennebunkport than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Kennebunkport may be for you.

Kennebunkport is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

Kennebunkport Demographics

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Kennebunkport. 54.88% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Kennebunkport in 2010 was $48,769, which is wealthy relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $195,076 for a family of four.

The people who call Kennebunkport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kennebunkport residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Kennebunkport include Irish, German, French , and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Kennebunkport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kennebunkport 0.101011101001110
Maine 1.30

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Kennebunkport 0.101011101001110
Maine 18.30

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Maine 3

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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District Quality Compared to Maine

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Better than of ME school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Sea Road School
71 Sea Road
Kennebunk, ME, 04043
04-05
Kennebunkport Consolidated School
25 School Street
Kennebunkport, ME, 04046
KG-05
Middle School Of The Kennebunks
60 Thompson Road
Kennebunk, ME, 04043
06-08
Kennebunk High School
89 Fletcher Street
Kennebunk, ME, 04043
09-12
Kennebunk Elementary School
177 Alewive Road
Kennebunk, ME, 04043
KG-03
Mildred L Day School
600 Limerick Road
Arundel, ME, 04046
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.5% 45.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 19.4% 39.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.0% 6.4%

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