Saco employment information

IndexSacoMaineNational
Income per capita$31,860$28,473$29,829
Median household income$59,740$50,826$55,322
Median income owner occupied$71,381$61,950$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,003$28,066$35,192
Median earnings male$37,321$34,117$36,919
Median earnings female$27,052$25,068$26,250
Unemployment rate1.9%3.8%4.7%
Poverty level7.6%13.5%15.1%
The Saco, ME employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Saco is $31,860, which is 12% higher than than the Maine average and 7% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $59,740, which is 18% higher than than the Maine average and 8% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Saco is 2%, which is 58% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Saco is 8% which is 50% lower than than the national average.
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$39,822$59,740$119,480
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$33,880$50,826$101,652
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$36,877$55,322$110,644
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According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

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  • The income per capita in Saco is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Saco is 8% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Saco is 58% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Saco is 50% lower than the national average.

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Saco median earnings by income bracket

Saco employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.1%0.8%
Manufacturing sector14.5%0.6%
Financial & insurance services4.0%8.6%
Wholesale & retail services18.1%14.6%
Public administration5.2%3.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%1.1%
Education, health & social services16.1%41.4%
Other21.6%24.8%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
West Kennebunk, ME1,011$91,56366%
Kennebunkport, ME1,089$82,59649%
Lake Arrowhead, ME2,482$72,64831%
Scarborough, ME5,268$66,80421%
Gorham, ME6,331$61,95812%
Saco, ME19,008$59,7408%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Carlisle, PA19,014$46,97115%
Montrose, CO19,016$41,54725%
Claremore, OK18,999$40,20627%
Cortland, NY19,018$43,14922%
Five Corners, WA19,020$63,44715%
Saco, ME19,008$59,7408%
Source: The Saco, ME employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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