Community Profile

A southern Maine beautiful suburban coastal community, Yarmouth is located in Cumberland County, 12 miles north of Portland, Maine’s largest city.  With a mere 15-minute drive to Portland, and 16 miles from Portland International Jetport (PWM) – Yarmouth could be exactly what you are looking for!  With above average wealth and housing levels, per capita growth outpacing the State, Yarmouth boasts a vibrant downtown, a growing arts community, commercial corridors of retail and commercial developments, and a working waterfront.  With easy access by two exits off I-295, the U.S. Route 1 corridor, Routes 88 and 115 - makes Yarmouth an ideal place as well. 

Incorporated as a Town in 1849, Yarmouth is home to one of New England’s finest public educational system, the region’s premier private school, North Yarmouth Academy, and many parks, trails and open spaces.  Most importantly, its residential community is one of the most affluent in Maine, and one whose pride in serving community, organizations and schools make it by far one of the most sought for in Maine.  Outstanding health care, including primary care physicians and diagnostics, is provided by both Intermed and Mercy Primary Care. 

Yarmouth is home to nationally ranked businesses, DeLorme (mapping, GIS, satellite communication, digital data technology) and Tyler Technologies (largest company in the nation focused on integrated software and technology for the public sector); and Wyman Energy Station (subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources).  According to the 2014 Esri Business Summary, source information from Dun & Bradstreet, Yarmouth has 754 businesses, with 3,346 employees. 

Yarmouth at a Glance
Population:  9,091 (2020 Census)

Land Area:  13.35 sq. miles (land only)
Median Household Income:  $90,942 (2022)

Major Private Employers                            

Tyler Technologies                         
Hannaford Bros.  
Patriot Insurance                            

Statistical Business Data for Yarmouth, Maine
(click on data reports to access documents)

Yarmouth Economic Development is adept at facilitating projects through confidential business consultation, helping business owners navigate through development processes, guiding through financial and business plans, and helping to develop financial packages utilizing a variety of private, public and in some cases non-profit resources. Contact Yarmouth’s Economic Development Director Scott LaFlamme for more information or to schedule an appointment, 846-2401.