Saco is a city located in York County Maine. With a 2020 population of 20,761, it is the 8th largest city in Maine and the 2214th largest city in the United States. Saco is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually and its population has increased by 1.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,381 in 2020. Spanning over 53 miles, Saco has a population density of 540 people per square mile.
The average household income in Saco is $89,427 with a poverty rate of 8.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,187 per month, and the median house value is $273,100. The median age in Saco is 41.6 years, 41.3 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sacowas:
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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 black people with a rate of 92.86%.
90.26% of Saco residents speak only English, while 9.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.27% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Saco is Multiple, with 17.98% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Saco is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.24%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Saco
94.75% of Saco residents were born in the United States, with 61.65% having been born in Maine. 1.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.