Biddeford has the 1448th largest population in the United States. The population stayed the same from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Biddeford is part of the Portland metro area. Unemployment in the Portland area is 2%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Portland has the 89th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Biddeford is below average at $46,520, and the median cost of a home in Biddeford is $214,600, which is above the national average. 22% of workers in Biddeford hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 89% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Biddeford. 79% of Biddeford workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 10% walk. People in Biddeford spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.