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The City of Saco is the 8th largest city in Maine with a population of 20,155 as of July 1, 2020. Saco ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Saco is located at latitude 43.5009 and longitude -70.4428 in York County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saco 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Saco: Sawaguatock, Sawco, Sawguatock, Shawacotoc, Shawakotock, Shawocotuck.
|Total Population||20,155 (100%)|
|Population in Households||19,745 (98.0%)|
|Population in Families||15,172 (75.3%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||410 ( 2.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$65,609|
|Average Household Income||$85,511|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$35,979|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||9,407 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,663 (60.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,810 (29.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||934 ( 9.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$268,389|
|Average Home Value||$296,958|
|Housing Affordability Index3||121|
|Average Household Size||2.33|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.44%|
|Per Capita Income||1.93%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.88%|
The table below compares Saco to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 62||53rd|
|Median Household Income||# 30||78th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 30||23rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 28||79th|
|Diversity Index||# 34||75th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.