Saco, Maine Population 2019

Saco, Maine's estimated population is 19,748 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Saco, Maine is the 8th largest city in Maine based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 513.39 people/mi² (198.22 people/km²).

The overall median age is 42.2 years, 40.8 years for males, and 43.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.43 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Saco, Maine is $63,750, while the mean household income is $80,314.

Saco Me Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Saco Me was:

  • White: 94.52%
  • Two or more races: 3.06%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Black or African American: 0.97%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
  • Other race: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Saco, Maine?

19,748
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201819,7481810.93%
201719,5673021.57%
201619,2651860.97%
201519,079300.16%
201419,0491590.84%
201318,8901250.67%
201218,7651200.64%
201118,6451290.70%
201018,5161,6940.96%
200016,8221,6411.03%
199015,1812,2601.62%
198012,9211,2431.02%
197011,6781,1631.05%
196010,5151910.18%
195010,3241,6931.81%
19408,6311,3981.78%
19307,2334160.59%
19206,8172340.35%
19106,5834610.73%
19006,122470.08%
18906,075-314-0.50%
18806,3896341.05%
18705,755-468-0.78%
18606,2230.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White18,079
Two or More Races585
Asian243
Black or African American186
American Indian and Alaska Native25
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9

Saco Me Population Pyramid 2019

Saco Me Median Age

42.2


Total

40.8


Male

43.1


Female

Saco Me Adults

There are 14,982 adults, (3,243 of whom are seniors) in Saco Me.

Saco Me Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Saco Me Sex Ratio

Female

9,754

51.00%

Male

9,373

49.00%

Saco Me Households and Families

Saco Me Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Saco Me Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All66.2%33.8%
Non Family54.6%45.4%
Female43.3%56.7%
Male40.8%59.2%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7122.4366.2
Married3,8622.9282.2
Non Family2,4781.3154.6
Female7062.9843.3
Male6663.1640.8

2.84

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

10.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Saco Me Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4883.63%
9th to 12th Grade4383.26%
High School Graduate4,00229.81%
Some College2,56619.11%
Associates Degree1,1458.53%
Bachelors Degree3,26824.34%
Graduate Degree1,51911.31%

Saco Me Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,76311,9074,646
Hispanic18317017
Black179179
Asian15913457
Multiple Races12410367
Native American2514
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 54.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,991$41,984$34,588
Less Than High School$26,107$25,451$29,853
High School Grad$31,087$35,863$26,722
Some College$37,336$40,727$33,668
Bachelors Degree$50,417$62,215$43,365
Graduate Degree$52,308$53,021$51,250

$38,991

Average Earnings

$41,984

Average Male

$34,588

Average Female

Saco Me Language

Saco Me Language by Age

Saco Me Language

90.39% of Saco Me residents speak only English, while 9.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.00% of the population.

Saco Me Poverty

Saco Me Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,4361,2477.15%
Multiple57817229.76%
Hispanic337267.72%
Asian243249.88%
Black17984.47%

7.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.25%

Male Poverty Rate

10.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saco Me

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saco Me is Multiple, with 29.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saco Me is Black, with 4.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.11%
High School9.10%
Some College7.67%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.04%
Female Employed4.20%
Male Employed2.45%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Saco Me Income

Saco Me Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,750$80,314
Families$73,117$88,445
Married Families$85,216-
Non Families$40,824$58,067

Saco Me Marital Status

Saco Me Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Saco Me Married by Age and Sex

Saco Me Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Saco Me Marital Status by Race

Saco Me Veterans

1,585

Number of Veterans

1,532

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam568
First Gulf War356
Second Gulf War237
World War II104
Korea61

Saco Me Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4409.98%
Black11966.48%
Asian159.43%
2 or More116.92%

Saco Me Veterans by Education

6.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saco Me Employment Status

71.8%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Saco Me Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.22%

Born in Maine

95.90%

Native Born

4.10%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.90% of Saco Me residents were born in the United States, with 64.22% having been born in Maine. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.