Saco, Maine Population 2022

20,761
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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.

Saco Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sacowas:

  • White: 92.98%
  • Two or more races: 4.88%
  • Asian: 1.08%
  • Black or African American: 0.71%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Saco, Maine is 20,761 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,381.

Saco, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Saco Population by Race

Saco Population Pyramid 2022

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Saco Median Age

42.4


Total

42.3


Male

42.8


Female

Saco Adults

There are 15,738 adults, (3,422 of whom are seniors) in Saco.

Saco Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Saco Sex Ratio

Female

10,062

51.03%

Male

9,654

48.97%

Saco Population by Age

Saco Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Saco Household Types

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Saco Households and Families

2.78

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Saco Households by Type

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Saco Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saco Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Saco Educational Attainment by Race

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$43,625

Average Earnings

$45,967

Average Male

$41,806

Average Female

Saco Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saco Language by Age

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Saco Language

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.

Saco Language

Saco Poverty by Race

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8.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.30%

Male Poverty Rate

10.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saco

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%.

Saco Poverty

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Saco Poverty Rate by Education

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Saco Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saco Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Saco Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Saco Married by Age and Sex

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Saco Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Saco Marital Status by Race

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Saco Marital Status

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1,220

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Saco Veterans by War

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Saco Veterans by Age

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Saco Veterans by Race

Saco Veterans by Education

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3.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saco Veterans by Education

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73.9%

Labor Force Participation

71.7%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Saco Employment by Age

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Saco Employment by Race

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Saco Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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61.65%

Born in Saco

94.75%

Native Born

5.25%

Foreign Born

1.70%

Non Citizen

3.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Saco Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Saco Population by Year