Scituate, MA

5,471 Population
4.3 square miles 1,273.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,273.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
68.9%
was 69.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
4.7%
was 3.8%
 
Percent Under 18
23.4%
was 23.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
22.1%
was 20.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
5.3%
was 4.0%
 
Median Household Income
$111,985
was $92,183
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.9
43.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
131.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
740.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,405
was 2,390
 
Median Rent
$1,252
was $918
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
2,200
was 2,183
 
Homeownership Rate
80.5%
was 79.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
560.1
was 556.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
32.3%
was 31.4%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
98.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
97.6%
was 97.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
53.8%
was 53.9%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
89.0%
was 89.0%
Ranked 51st Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
4.1%
was 3.7%
Ranked 126th Highest in MA
Revenue
$64,097,868
was $61,622,968
Ranked 77th Highest in MA
Expenditure
$60,815,365
was $59,071,519
Ranked 77th Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$11,399
was $11,149
Ranked 31st Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$10,815
was $10,688
Ranked 30th Highest in MA

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