Saco York County, Maine

Saco: City in York County, Maine

About

Saco is a city located in the county of York in the U.S. state of Maine. Its population at the 2010 census was 18,482 and a population density of 135 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,121 inhabitants.

The city was created 211 years ago in 1810.

Saco Quick Facts

Population : 20,121 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Maine (United States)
County : York County
Postal code : 04072
Phone Area Codes : 207
Area : 136.65 km2
Altitude : 66 feet / 20 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1811 (211 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:36:22 (27th May 2022)
Density : 147 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.15% (2010-2020)
Saco locator map
Location of Saco on Maine map.
Saco Maine Street image
Saco Maine Street
Saco Maine Street image

Geography

Saco is located at 43°30'3"N 70°26'34"W (43.5009200, -70.4428300).

Saco map

Demographics

The population of Saco increased by 8.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 18,482 - census
2011 18,639 0.84% estimation process
2012 18,758 0.63% estimation process
2013 18,879 0.64% estimation process
2014 19,036 0.82% estimation process
2015 19,061 0.13% estimation process
2016 19,240 0.93% estimation process
2017 19,525 1.46% estimation process
2018 19,669 0.73% estimation process
2019 19,964 1.48% estimation process
2020 20,121 0.78% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 48,225
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 36,879
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 30.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 47,641
April 1, 2010 Population : 36,690
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 28.0%
People over 65 (%) : 11.9%
Female persons, % : 52.7%
White only, percent : 88.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 1.4%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 11.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 79.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,788
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.6%

Saco zip code is 04072. County name: York, County fips: 23031

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $184,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,559
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $586
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,242
2015-2019 Households : 15,708
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.91
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 26.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 112,705
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 84,763
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 178,933
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 885,639
2012 total retail sales per capita : $22,719
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $79,784
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,465
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 3,033
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,591
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 967
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 535
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,322
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 362
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,426
2010 population per square mile : 1,410.8
2010 land area in square miles : 26.01
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $318,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,569
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $827
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,628
2015-2019 Households : 3,466
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.17
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 99.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 96.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 2.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,154
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 9,581
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 23,618
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,580
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $124,375
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $51,523
Percentage of people living in poverty : 0.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 710
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 422
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 216
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 121
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 584
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 65
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 640
2010 population per square mile : 430.2
2010 land area in square miles : 14.01

People born in Saco (31)

People born in Saco, including politician Edith Nourse Rogers, politician John Fairfield, politician Isaac Lawrence Milliken, .

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Schools in Saco

College & universities near Saco, ME

Code Name City ZIP
161457 University of New England Biddeford (ME) 04005-9599

Stations (26)

Amtrak & bus stations near Saco, ME

Code Name Address Type
SAO Saco Transportation Center 130 Main Street RAIL
ORB Old Orchard Beach 11 First Street RAIL
POR Portland Transportation Center 100 Thompson's Point Road RAIL
WEM Wells Regional Transportation Center 696 Sanford Road RAIL
FRE Freeport 36 Depot Street RAIL

Post offices near Saco

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sa Post Office Saco (ME) 04072

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Saco , Montana town in Phillips County, Montana with a population of 185 people.

Other cities in York County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in York County , ME. (more)

City Name Population Title
Biddeford 21,500 City in York County, Maine
Sanford 21,253 City in York County, Maine, United States
York Beach 12,854 Unincorporated community in Maine
Kennebunk 11,706 Town in Maine
Wells 10,819 Town in York County, Maine, United States
Wells Beach Station 10,162 City in York County, Maine, United States of America
Kittery 9,876 Town in Maine
Old Orchard Beach 9,095 Town and census-designated place in York County, Maine, United States
Buxton 8,368 Town in Maine, United States
Waterboro 8,007 Town in Maine
Berwick 7,996 Town in Maine
South Berwick 7,613 Town in Maine
Eliot 7,115 Town in Maine
Lebanon 6,435 Town in Maine
North Berwick 4,745 Town in East Lothian, Scotland
Hollis Center 4,637 City in York County, Maine, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Saco distances to largest Maine cities