Population: 7,365

Male 50% Female 50%
Married 65%
Single 35%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Waterboro has a very low population density. Waterboro is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

133 Waterboro
27,441 New York

City Info

Waterboro, ME is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Waterboro has a population density of 133, with 7,365 current residents.

Out of the 7,365 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 65% of the residents are married and 35% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 55% Sun
  • 45% Rain
  • 66% Snow


44°F average temperature

  • 22 years Median home age
  • $181,370 Median home price
  • 1.15% Home appreciation rate
  • 13.2% Annual property tax
  • 67.2%
    Homes owned
  • 9.9%
    Homes rented
  • 22.9%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Waterboro, the air quality is 72% and the weather, on average, is 55% sunny, 45% rainy, and 66% snowy. The average temperature is 44°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Waterboro, you should know that 67.2% of homes are owned while 9.9% of homes are rented, and 22.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $181,370, the median age of homes is 22 years, the annual home appreciation is 1.15% and the annual property tax is 13.20%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Waterboro, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Waterboro’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Waterboro is 37 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 54.67% Democratic, 43.22% Republican, and 2.11% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:13


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 90%
    High school diploma
  • 8%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 12%
    Bachelors degree
  • 5%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Waterboro, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.40% of residents are unemployed in Waterboro (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Waterboro residents: 7.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 17.54% are in the arts and sciences field, 12.3% are in the customer service field, 25.8% are in the sales field, 0.65% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 12.8% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 23% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:13. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 90.25%, 8.34% of residents have an associate’s degree, 12.06% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 4.65% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Waterboro, you should be aware that the average commute time is 37 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Waterboro have a few different options. 81% of commuters use their own cars, 14% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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