Saco, ME


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Living in Saco

Saco is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Maine. With a population of 19,078 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Saco is the 11th largest community in Maine.

Saco real estate is some of the most expensive in Maine, although Saco house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Saco isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Saco are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Saco is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Saco who work in office and administrative support (14.36%), sales jobs (11.13%), and management occupations (9.52%).

Also of interest is that Saco has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One of the nice things about Saco is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

The education level of Saco citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.16% of adults in Saco have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Saco in 2010 was $28,831, which is upper middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,324 for a family of four. However, Saco contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Saco home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Saco residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Saco include English, Irish, French Canadian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Saco is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Tagalog.