Biddeford, ME Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 9,631 housing units in Biddeford. This represents a 6.4% growth from 9,051 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 7,434 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 2,197 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Biddeford is about 48.6%. Biddeford's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.3%. Average household size is 2.32 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Biddeford were built after 1949.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom16%
Two Bedrooms31.90%
Three Bedrooms37.50%
Four Bedrooms11.50%
Five Bedrooms or more2.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1959
Median Value of occupied units$116,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$99,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.13
Median year structure was built1940
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$499

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage8.30%
Home Equity Loan13.30%
Simple Mortgage47.30%
Debt Free30.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.8%