Saugus, Massachusetts Population 2020

28,158

Saugus is a city located in Massachusetts. Saugus has a 2020 population of 28,158. Saugus is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,628 in 2010. Saugus reached it's highest population of 28,158 in 2018.

The average household income in Saugus is $98,477 with a poverty rate of 9.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $937 per month, and the median house value is $374,400. The median age in Saugus is 46.4 years, 43.4 years for males, and 48.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males.

Saugus Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Saugus was:

  • White: 89.68%
  • Asian: 4.95%
  • Black or African American: 3.09%
  • Two or more races: 0.97%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Saugus, Massachusetts is 28,158, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,158.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,628.

Saugus, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,25189.68%
Asian1,3954.95%
Black or African American8693.09%
Two or More Races2720.97%
Some Other Race2380.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native1330.47%

Saugus Population Pyramid 2020

Saugus Median Age

46.4


Total

43.4


Male

48.5


Female

Saugus Adults

There are 23,146 adults, (5,790 of whom are seniors) in Saugus.

Saugus Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Saugus Sex Ratio

Female

14,460

51.35%

Male

13,698

48.65%

Saugus Households and Families

Saugus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Saugus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male96.8%3.2%
Married91.3%8.7%
All81.4%18.6%
Female66.4%33.6%
Non Family66.1%33.9%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4292.6781.4
Married5,6313.3291.3
Non Family3,1081.2166.1
Female1,1223.2466.4
Male5683.0496.8

3.18

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Saugus Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7613.65%
9th to 12th Grade8874.26%
High School Graduate7,85237.71%
Some College3,48016.71%
Associates Degree1,9649.43%
Bachelors Degree3,98819.15%
Graduate Degree1,8909.08%

Saugus Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White18,13716,8264,962
Hispanic949745271
Asian920827286
Black536496231
Other Race23823824
Multiple Races14313947
Native American818181

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,238$58,492$40,044
Less Than High School$35,861$41,850$31,221
High School Grad$41,018$51,701$27,338
Some College$46,950$59,113$39,827
Bachelors Degree$59,850$67,311$55,448
Graduate Degree$73,628$91,994$61,333

$50,238

Average Earnings

$58,492

Average Male

$40,044

Average Female

Saugus Language

Saugus Language by Age

Saugus Language

82.35% of Saugus residents speak only English, while 17.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.00% of the population.

Saugus Poverty

Saugus Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,5081,9398.25%
Hispanic1,67940324.00%
Asian1,39518112.97%
Black86912214.04%
Other2382912.18%
Multiple265145.28%

9.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.89%

Male Poverty Rate

10.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saugus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saugus is Hispanic, with 24.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saugus is Multiple, with 5.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.56%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.57%
High School10.69%
Some College8.60%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.31%
Male Unemployed36.42%
Male Employed3.50%
Female Employed3.36%

Saugus Income

Saugus Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,341$98,477
Families$96,096$112,475
Married Families$108,118-
Non Families$40,000$58,028

Saugus Marital Status

Saugus Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Saugus Married by Age and Sex

Saugus Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Saugus Marital Status by Race

Saugus Veterans

1,500

Number of Veterans

1,440

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam605
Korea190
First Gulf War151
Second Gulf War144
World War II54
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74527
75+483
55 to 64251
35 to 54143
18 to 3496
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4717.03%
Black294.39%

$Saugus Veterans by Education

4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saugus Employment Status

67.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Saugus Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

79.86%

Born in Massachusetts

87.40%

Native Born

12.60%

Foreign Born

3.88%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.40% of Saugus residents were born in the United States, with 79.86% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028,1580.00%
201928,1580.00%
201828,1581210.43%
201728,0372640.95%
201627,7731530.55%
201527,6202510.92%
201427,3693181.18%
201327,0512901.08%
201226,7612450.92%
201126,516-112-0.42%
201026,6280.00%