October 15, 2020
Portland named one of the Top Five Best Cities To Live In!
We have always known that Portland is a gem of a place, but now our wonderful city is getting even more national attention! Location rating site, Liveability.com, ranked Portland, ME at #4 on it's Top 100 Places List! Portland's analysis was based on affordability, safety, economic stability, community, and accessibility. Other factors that played into Portland high rating were this year's job offerings, growth, and resilience.
With its population recorded as 66,215, Portland is the smallest city on the list (the other top five cities, in order, are Fort Collins, Colorado; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Madison, Wisconsin; and Rochester, Minnesota). Portland scored a "Liv Score" of 744.
Livability.com also mentioned that Portland has an exceptional for scene, plenty of arts and culture, and a strong sense of community. They added that is is also a family-friendly place to live and we couldn't agree more! Given it's strong juxtaposition to all the beauty of Maine's scenic outdoors, Portland comes out strong as a bright, engaging, and fun city.