The City of Saco is the 8th largest city in Maine with a population of 19,281 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Saco is located at latitude 43.5279 and longitude -70.4196 in York County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saco (see map below) encompass a land area of 38.46 sq. miles and a water area of 14.3 sq. miles. York County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 66 feet.
The City of Saco (GNIS ID: 582705) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saco population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Saco: Sawaguatock, Sawco, Sawguatock, Shawacotoc, Shawakotock, Shawocotuck.
|Daytime Population: Workers||8,365|
|Daytime Population: Residents||8,364|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||16,729|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.87|
|Population in Households||18,916|
|Population in Familes||14,663|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||365|
|Median Household Income||$57,717|
|Average Household Income||$74,105|
|Per Capita Income||$31,075|
|Total Housing Units||8,896 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,225 (58.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,778 (31.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||893 (10.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$248,329|
|Average Home Value||$280,665|
|Average Household Size||2.36|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.76%|
|Per Capita Income||2.84%|
The table below compares Saco to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 8||95th|
|Population Density||# 65||51st|
|Diversity Index||# 36||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 29||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 35||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.