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Waterboro, ME
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Waterboro profile


Living in Waterboro



Waterboro is a somewhat small town located in the state of Maine. With a population of 8,082 people and two associated neighborhoods, Waterboro is the 39th largest community in Maine.

Because of many things, Waterboro is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Waterboro a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Waterboro has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Waterboro’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Waterboro, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 36.51 minutes every day commuting to work.

Waterboro is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Waterboro are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.34% of adults in Waterboro having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Waterboro in 2022 was $34,906, which is middle income relative to Maine and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $139,624 for a family of four. However, Waterboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Waterboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.


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