Cumberland & Chebeague Island, ME

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Cumberland & Chebeague Island Profile


Overview

Cumberland & Chebeague Island is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 8,529 people and just one neighborhood, Cumberland & Chebeague Island is the 45th largest community in Maine.

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

Occupations and Workforce

Cumberland & Chebeague Island is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cumberland & Chebeague Island is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cumberland & Chebeague Island who work in management occupations (16.62%), business and financial occupations (11.98%), and teaching (10.82%).

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

Also of interest is that Cumberland & Chebeague Island has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Cumberland & Chebeague Island is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Cumberland & Chebeague Island is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Cumberland & Chebeague Island’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Cumberland & Chebeague Island 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.

Cumberland & Chebeague Island Demographics

If knowledge is power, Cumberland & Chebeague Island is a pretty powerful place. 67.96% of the adults in Cumberland & Chebeague Island have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Cumberland & Chebeague Island in 2018 was $56,068, which is wealthy relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $224,272 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in Cumberland & Chebeague Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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AGE OF Cumberland & Chebeague Island, ME HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
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Cumberland & Chebeague Island VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Cumberland & Chebeague Island Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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 about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to ME* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Chebeague Island School
14 School House Road
Chebeague Island, ME 04017
PK-05
Greely High School
303 Main St
Cumberland, ME 04021
09-12
Greely Middle School
351 Tuttle Rd
Cumberland, ME 04021
06-08
Greely Middle School 4-5
351 Tuttle Rd
Cumberland, ME 04021
04-05
Mabel I Wilson School
353 Tuttle Rd
Cumberland, ME 04021
PK-03
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

RSU 51/MSAD 51


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Maine

(10 is best)

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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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 6.1% 41.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.7% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.4% 6.5%

Educational Expenditures

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CHEBEAGUE ISLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to Maine

(10 is best)

Better than of ME school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 14.3% 41.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.3% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 6.5%

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