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Scarborough is a town in Cumberland County, in the Portland metro area.
The community was named after the city in Yorkshire, England.
The latitude of Scarborough is 43.578N. The longitude is -70.322W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 16,970.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Scarborough demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cumberland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 04106 ZIP code.
8% of Scarborough residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Scarborough ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Scarborough was $26,321, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Scarborough residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Scarborough, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $693. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,290.
Libraries in Scarborough include Scarborough Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Scarborough include Scarborough Current
The average commute time for Scarborough workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Scarborough between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Scarborough include Americas Best Value Inn, Black Point Inn, Blue Point Motel, Extended Stay America, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Higgins Beach Inn, Lighthouse Inn at Pine Point, Pride Motel & Cottages, Residence Inn, TownPlace Suites by Marriott.
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