Yarmouth

Yarmouth

Yarmouth is a scenic coastal town with a quaint village and sheltered harbor.

Welcome to Yarmouth

 

About Yarmouth, Maine

Yarmouth is a scenic coastal town with a quaint village and sheltered harbor. Its scenery is matched by its strong schools and lovely and varied neighborhoods, and it’s fewer than twenty minutes from the town center to Portland.
 
Fun Fact: Yarmouth, Maine is home to Eartha, the world's largest rotating globe.
 

Yarmouth, Maine Real Estate

Yarmouth has a variety of property types, from waterfront estates to in-town colonials to farmhouses with acres of open pasture. The neighborhoods near Main St. offer great walkability and a mix of historic homes and newer housing. The southern peninsula that forms Broad Cove, and Cousins and Littlejohn Islands feature lovely beaches, nature preserves, and a mix of gracious estates and quiet neighborhoods. Further inland you’ll find properties with larger acreages and a more rural feel.
 
Read more about Yarmouth, Maine’s Neighborhoods. 
 

Yarmouth, Maine Schools

Niche.com gives Yarmouth an A+ and the third-best overall school district grade in the state. Reading and math proficiencies exceed 95%. In addition to an outstanding public school system, Yarmouth is also home to North Yarmouth Academy, a highly-ranked private school serving students from preschool through high school.
 

Things to do in Yarmouth, Maine

Yarmouth Maine’s Best Hikes

Sailing in Yarmouth, Maine
Yarmouth is home to a number of boating facilities, making it a haven for sailors and boaters of all stripes. The town maintains a public boat launch with plenty of parking offering inexpensive access to the Royal River and Casco Bay. The Yarmouth Boat Yard sells and services boats and offers slips and seasonal docking for boat owners. 
 
Arts and Culture
Yarmouth Farmers Market: This farmers market is held every Saturday from May to October and features a variety of fresh produce, meats, cheeses, and other goods from local vendors.
 
Yarmouth is home to a number of wonderful restaurants, from the shore-side Royal River Grill House to the impeccably designed Garrison, an upscale, intimate restaurant located in the Sparhawk Mill overlooking the Royal River. Other highlights include the Muddy Rudder and Gather.
 
Sights and Places to Visit
  • Royal River Park: This scenic park offers a variety of hiking trails, picnic areas, and playgrounds.
  • Pratt’s Brook Park: Situated in northern Yarmouth, this vast park covers 220 acres of woodlands with seven miles of walking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing trails.
  • Littlejohn Island Preserve: This 23-acre quiet coastal property in Yarmouth provides views of Casco Bay, rocky beaches, and stately red oaks that offer perches to bald eagles and great-horned owls. Daytime visitors are welcome to walk the 1.3-mile loop trail along the road and the coast. Along the trail, you will find numerous scenic viewpoints, tide pools and ledges, and picnic tables.
 

Yarmouth, Maine Events

The Yarmouth Clam Festival takes place every July in the charming coastal village of Yarmouth, Maine. This summertime tradition draws visitors from all over the country who come to enjoy the music and arts, events and competitions, and of course, the delicious food.


Overview for Yarmouth, ME

6,043 people live in Yarmouth, where the median age is 42.5 and the average individual income is $42,991. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,043

Total Population

42.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$42,991

Average individual Income

Around Yarmouth, ME

There's plenty to do around Yarmouth, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
77
Very Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Honeycone Ice Cream Social, Athena's Cantina, and Cuppa Jo’s.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.76 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.04 miles 15 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.66 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.46 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.34 miles 35 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.34 miles 53 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Yarmouth, ME

Yarmouth has 2,362 households, with an average household size of 2.5. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Yarmouth do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,043 people call Yarmouth home. The population density is 1,152.87 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,043

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

42.5

Median Age

45.29 / 54.71%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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  • High School Degree
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2,362

Total Households

2.5

Average Household Size

$42,991

Average individual Income

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60+ Minutes

Schools in Yarmouth, ME

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The following schools are within or nearby Yarmouth. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Frank H Harrison Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
5/5
North Yarmouth Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
William H Rowe School
PUBLIC
K - 1st
No rating available
Yarmouth Elementary School
PUBLIC
2nd - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5

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