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
19,127
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
7.9%
Median Home
$228,700
Median Income
$63,750
Median Rent
$1,010

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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Population 5,647

5

South Portland, ME
Population 25,431

6

Portland, ME
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7

Westbrook, ME
Population 18,156

8

Old Orchard Beach, ME
Population 8,745

9

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Map Of Saco, ME

Population over time in Saco

Year Population % Change
2017 19,127 0.6%
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 139.7 121.0 382.9
Murder 5.2 1.7 5.3
Robbery 15.5 18.6 98.0
Aggravated Assault 46.6 65.3 248.9
Property Crime 1727.7 1507.1 2362.0
Burglary 300.0 249.6 430.4
Larceny 1308.7 1198.1 1694.0
Car Theft 119.0 59.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Saco

White
93.0% (17,788)
African American
1.0% (186)
American Indian
0.1% (25)
Asian
1.3% (243)
Hawaiian
0.0% (9)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.8% (539)
Hispanic
1.8% (337)
Race Saco ME USA
White 93.0% 93.6% 61.5%
African American 1.0% 1.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 1.3% 1.1% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 1.8% 1.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Saco, Maine

Less than $10,000
4.6% (87,984)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.3% (43,992)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.0% (114,762)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.6% (164,492)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.4% (256,301)
$50,000 to $74,999
26.1% (499,214)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.2% (252,476)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.0% (286,905)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.7% (109,023)
$200,000 or more
5.1% (97,547)
Income Saco ME USA
Less than $10,000 4.6% 6.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.3% 5.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.0% 10.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.6% 10.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.4% 13.8% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 26.1% 19.2% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.2% 12.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.0% 12.8% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.7% 4.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 5.1% 3.7% 6.3%

Gender in Saco

Female
51.0% (9,754)
Male
49.0% (9,372)
Gender Saco ME USA
Female 51.0% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Saco for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.6% (695)
9-12th Grade
3.3% (623)
High School / GED
29.8% (5,701)
Some College
19.1% (3,655)
Associate's Degree
8.5% (1,631)
Bachelor's Degree
24.3% (4,655)
Master's Degree
8.5% (1,629)
Professional Degree
1.6% (297)
Doctorate Degree
1.2% (236)
Education Saco ME USA
< 9th Grade 3.6% 2.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 3.3% 5.1% 7.2%
High School / GED 29.8% 32.3% 27.3%
Some College 19.1% 19.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.5% 10.0% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 24.3% 19.3% 19.1%
Master's Degree 8.5% 7.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.6% 1.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.2% 1.3% 1.4%

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