Berwick

15 reviews
  1. Suburb of Portland, ME
NG
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    NG
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Real Estate
    NG
  4. Nightlife
    NG
  5. Good for Families
    NG
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    NG
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    NG
  10. Health & Fitness
    NG
  11. Outdoor Activities
    NG
  12. Commute
    NG
Suburb of
Portland

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$211,300
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$989
National
$904
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    16%
  • Own
    84%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    53
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    40
    37
  • Robbery
    0
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    467
    575
  • Theft
    906
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    53
    257

Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$64,309
National
$53,046
Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    31%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    14%

    Reviews

    15 reviews
    • Excellent
      0
    • Very Good
      1
    • Average
      10
    • Poor
      4
    • Terrible
      0
    The town needs industry to bring down property taxes. There are many private roads which the town/state does not maintain. The maintenance, including snow removal, is at the expense of the homeowner. There are many impoverished neighborhoods in rural areas.
    • Niche User
    • Aug 20 2015
    Police are trying but the town administration continues to focus development on low income, rental housing and it has brought in a flood of drug and domestic violence. Not sure how to fix it at this point.
    • Niche User
    • July 25 2014
    All average. Many short sales so properties are available. Downtown parking is pretty non existent.
    • Niche User
    • July 25 2014