Saco SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
7
Education
8.5
Commute
8

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Saco, Maine Info Snack

Saco /sko/ is a city in York County, Maine, United States. The population was 18,482 at the 2010 census. It is home to Ferry Beach State Park, Funtown Splashtown USA, Thornton Academy, as well as General Dynamics Armament Systems (also known by its former name, Saco Defense), a subsidiary of the defense contractor General Dynamics. Saco sees much tourism during summer months, due to its amusement parks, Ferry Beach State Park, and proximity to Old Orchard Beach.
Population
19,008
Unemployment
2.8%
Poverty
7.6%
Median Home
$232,200
Median Income
$59,740
Median Rent
$977

Rankings for Saco in Maine

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1

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2

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3

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4

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5

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6

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7

Westbrook, ME
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8

Old Orchard Beach, ME
Population 8,727

9

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Map Of Saco, ME

Population over time in Saco

Year Population % Change
2016 19,008 0.7%
2015 18,874 0.6%
2014 18,757 0.6%
2013 18,647 0.5%
2012 18,561 0.6%
2011 18,455 0.3%
2010 18,398 -

Crime in Saco Per 100k

Crime Saco ME USA
Violent Crime 182.3 123.8 386.3
Murder 0.0 1.5 5.3
Robbery 15.6 20.0 102.8
Aggravated Assault 109.4 71.3 248.5
Property Crime 1797.2 1645.7 2450.7
Burglary 218.8 300.6 468.9
Larceny 1500.2 1286.8 1745.0
Car Theft 78.1 58.2 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Saco

White
92.2% (17,519)
African American
1.1% (202)
American Indian
0.4% (67)
Asian
2.0% (376)
Hawaiian
0.0% (9)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.9% (365)
Hispanic
2.5% (470)
Race Saco ME USA
White 92.2% 93.7% 60.6%
African American 1.1% 1.2% 10.4%
American Indian 0.4% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 1.1% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.9% 2.5%
Hispanic 2.5% 1.5% 17.3%

Household Income For Saco, Maine

Less than $10,000
4.2% (798)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.5% (475)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.3% (1,767)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.7% (1,653)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.9% (3,022)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.3% (4,428)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.3% (2,528)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.7% (2,604)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.3% (817)
$200,000 or more
4.7% (893)
Income Saco ME USA
Less than $10,000 4.2% 6.8% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.5% 6.0% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.3% 11.3% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.7% 11.2% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.9% 14.0% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.3% 19.2% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.3% 12.7% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.7% 12.0% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.3% 3.6% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 4.7% 3.3% 5.7%

Gender in Saco

Female
50.5% (9,590)
Male
49.5% (9,417)
Gender Saco ME USA
Female 50.5% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Saco for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.9% (747)
9-12th Grade
3.6% (676)
High School / GED
31.7% (6,018)
Some College
20.4% (3,874)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,520)
Bachelor's Degree
21.8% (4,145)
Master's Degree
8.2% (1,563)
Professional Degree
1.1% (201)
Doctorate Degree
1.4% (260)
Education Saco ME USA
< 9th Grade 3.9% 2.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 3.6% 5.2% 7.4%
High School / GED 31.7% 33.2% 27.5%
Some College 20.4% 19.7% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.7% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 21.8% 18.9% 18.8%
Master's Degree 8.2% 7.4% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.1% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.4% 1.3% 1.3%

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