Saco demographics profile

StatisticSacoMaineNational
Population19,0081,329,923318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4943891
Median age42.644.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%38%43%
Speak English89%94%79%
Speak Spanish1%1%13%
Saco, ME has a population of 19,008 and is the 2,295th largest city in the United States. The population density is 494 per sq mi which is 1216% higher than the Maine average and 445% higher than the national average. The median age in Saco is 43 which is approximately 3% lower than the Maine average of 44. In Saco, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 65% of Saco residents were born in Maine, 28% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Saco is 1216% higher than Maine.
  • The median age in Saco is 3% lower than Maine.
  • In Saco 94.29% of the population is White.
  • In Saco 1.06% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Saco 1.98% of the population is Asian.

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Saco population breakdown by race

RaceSacoMaineNational
White94.29%94.78%73.35%
Black or African American1.06%1.23%12.63%
Asian1.98%1.10%5.22%
American Indian0.35%0.60%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race2.27%2.04%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.24%4.75%
In Saco, 2.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Saco, ME demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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