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A+ Saco Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Saco Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% higher than Maine
11212% more expensive than the US average
1044% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Saco cost of living
A Saco Crime Total crime is 15% higher than Maine
Total crime
1,86732% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5432% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-17%Year over year crime is down
Saco crime
C+ Saco Employment Household income is 18% higher than Maine
Median household income
$59,7408% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$31,8607% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%58% lower than the US average
Saco employment
D Saco Housing Home value is 32% higher than Maine
Median home value
$232,20026% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9773% higher than the US average
Home ownership
65%2% higher than the US average
Saco real estate or Saco rentals
D Saco Schools HS graduation rate is 1% higher than Maine
High school grad. rates
88%6% higher than the US average
School test scores
45%10% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:15% lower than the US average
Saco K-12 schools

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Compare Saco, ME Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Saco, ME

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Stroudwater, Portland7912.3881
Rosemont, Portland7613.54,411
Oakdale, Portland7413.93,099
Nasons Corner, Portland7313.53,528
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Ocean Avenue, Portland7114.92,672
Downtown, Portland71142,151
West End, Portland7013.55,829
Deering Center, Portland6914.14,104

Best Cities Near Saco, ME

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Brunswick Station, ME8237.2548
Freeport, ME7829.91,527
Portsmouth, NH7834.821,458
Yarmouth, ME7824.55,709
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Dover, NH783130,750
Cumberland Center, ME7722.62,475
Exeter, NH7744.29,022
York Harbor, ME7426.82,885
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Saco Maine: Fun Town USA

I experienced an awesome time while living in Saco Maine. The city is in York County Maine. Saco Maine is a twin city of Biddeford and is near Portland. The town is known for its energetic Funtown Splashtown USA. The town has strong employment and housing prospects for those that are looking to relocate. Education is average and the city has a local university. During my 10 years there, I have never had any concerns about safety. Housing is moderately priced, however, the price of living is on a rise.

Some of the best areas in Saco Maine surround Funtown Splashtown USA. It is a dynamic recreational space that offers roller coasters, water parks, playgrounds, and other adventurous thrills. There are plenty of things to do in nearby areas such as shopping and dining. Saco is also famous for its Ferry Beach State Park. This is an area where I could always enjoy a nice walk with amazing scenery. The weather is typical for Maine. The community offers a wealth of fun resources for the community.
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Source: The Saco, ME data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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