Location Profile

Scarborough, Maine

Facility Type
Facility Location
Scarborough, Maine
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Scarborough, Maine. Serving some of the most in-need members of the area, the facility is a crucial provider of care. Services of the provider help address the physical, mental, and emotional needs of the patients including rehabilitative care, respite, and assisted living.

Community Overview

Scarborough is a coastal town in Maine and is one of the fastest-growing areas in the state. It’s a great spot for outdoor lovers but has a charm none can resist. The feeling of community, the delicious food, and the top-rated schools have made it a hot spot in Maine. Rated one of the top 10 places to live in Maine by Niche.com, Scarborough is a beautiful coastal town. It offers the essential Maine experience including beautiful beaches, delicious seafood, and unbelievable sunsets. The warm and welcoming town is a great destination for a vacation but is lovely to live in as well. The local bus service will let you travel through Scarborough and also reach nearby Portland, Maine, which is just 14 minutes away.

Learn more about Scarborough at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Scarborough’s public school system features 3 primary schools (grades K-2), 1 intermediate school (grades 3-5), 1 middle school (grades 6-8), and 1 high school (grades 9-12).  The top-rated district is the 4th best school district in Maine according to Niche.com readers. A low student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1 is present in the district and gives students the attention they need to thrive academically. State test scores show that nearly 60% of students are proficient in math and nearly 80% are proficient in reading. The school is ranked among the top 1,500 high schools in the entire country by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools and is #8 in Maine. There are also 3 private schools in Scarborough.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

The shopping destinations available in Scarborough include local farms, big retail brands, and cozy boutiques. You’ll find specialty shops, homemade goods, antiques, and other great merchandise within the city. Big-box stores include Walmart, Shaw’s Supermarkets, Sam’s Club, Marshalls, and Hannaford Supermarket. If you need more shopping destinations, Portland, Maine isn’t but a 14-minute drive Scarborough and features the Maine Mall.

Scarborough Historical Society & Museum has artifacts and exhibits including clothing, farming equipment, antique school supplies, and photographs related to the local history. The Scarborough Public Library is a good source of entertainment for all ages. Options include crafts, teen book club, adult book discussion groups, and storytime. Portland, Maine has several cultural destinations such as a community playhouse, the Portland Museum of Art, and the Institute of Contemporary Art.

The coastal location of Scarborough makes it a great place to enjoy a number of recreational activities. Visit a local beach, such as Scarborough Beach State Park or go fishing in Saco Bay. The Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center is the latest salt marsh in the state and can be explored via foot, canoe, or kayak. You can embark on a tour yourself or take a guided one by an Audubon guide. The center includes an aquarium and interactive exhibits to teach you more about this important land. Scarborough is also the home of a historic harness race track and a motor speedway. You can also play a round of disc golf at one of the local parks or simply have fun at The Jennie & Isaac E. Willey Recreation Area playground.

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Crime Rate

Scarborough is one of the safest cities in the United States and has a crime rate 44% lower than the national average. Crime has decreased by 21% over the last year and should continue to fall. Scarborough is safer than 75% of the country.

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