Saco, Maine

Population 18,561

Saco is located in York County, ME. The population is 18,561, making Saco the 2nd largest city in York County and the 7th largest city in the state of Maine.

There are 4 public schools in Saco with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Saco is low , and there are 20 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Saco is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Saco property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Saco include Old Orchard Beach, Scarborough and Biddeford.

Saco Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 7.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 60.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 32.5%

Crime Rate

35.75% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 100
  • Violent Crimes: 105
  • Robbery: 5
  • Burglary: 231
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

31.29% Lower than national avg.
  • 20 offenders in Saco
  • 10.78 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

214 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 206


Low 2.8%
  • Maine unemployment average: 3.0%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Saco, ME and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Saco's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Saco, ME

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63 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Saco, ME issued 63 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 63 permits, 50 were issued for single family homes and 13 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Saco, ME issued 64 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 64 permits, 62 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $961
  • 1 Bedroom: $967
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,216
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,561
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,790

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Environmental Hazards

214 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (340/354)
    Saco, ME has 96.05% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Saco, ME is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.35 Average
    Saco, ME is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 24.07°
  • February 27.37°
  • March 35.7°
  • April 46.6°
  • May 55.74°
  • June 64.17°
  • July 70.8°
  • August 68.72°
  • September 61.13°
  • October 50.55°
  • November 40.45°
  • December 29.27°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Saco, ME

Saco, ME has a low risk of earthquakes.
Saco, ME has a moderate risk of hurricanes.
Saco, ME has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Saco, ME has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Saco, ME: $59,740


Unemployment in Saco is 2.8%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.0% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 41.25%
White Collar - 58.75%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Paul LePage
  • Sen. Susan M. Collins
  • Sen. Angus S. King Jr.

City Representatives

  • Chellie Pingree

Neighborhood Info

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  • No Cemeteries found in Saco, ME

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  • No hospitals found in Saco, ME

2 Libraries view all

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  • No police station found in Saco, ME

2 Retirement Homes view all

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