Saugus, MA

27,773 Population
10.8 square miles 2,571.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
 
Population Density
2,571.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
52.2%
was 51.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
12.3%
was 11.7%
 
Percent Under 18
18.4%
was 18.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
19.4%
was 19.1%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
7.9%
was 6.6%
 
Median Household Income
$78,372
was $77,371
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
39.7
38.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
251.4
was 289.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,213.2
was 2,345.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
10,596
was 10,757
 
Median Rent
$1,155
was $1,119
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
10,039
was 10,108
 
Homeownership Rate
79.0%
was 78.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
983.3
was 996.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.9%
was 22.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.3%
was 96.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
96.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 99.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.3%
was 90.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
25.9%
was 24.9%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
87.5%
was 82.2%
Ranked 60th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
3.6%
was 13.0%
Ranked 135th Highest in MA
Revenue
$72,613,933
was $74,506,387
Ranked 71st Highest in MA
Expenditure
$70,230,026
was $72,549,363
Ranked 69th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$2,653
was $2,754
Ranked 147th Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$2,566
was $2,682
Ranked 139th Highest in MA

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