Saugus, Massachusetts Population 2021

28,603
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Saugus is a city located in Essex County Massachusetts. Saugus has a 2020 population of 28,603. Saugus is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 7.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,727 in 2010. Saugus reached it's highest population of 28,603 in 2021.

The average household income in Saugus is $103,270 with a poverty rate of 9.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $919 per month, and the median house value is $394,900. The median age in Saugus is 47.1 years, 45 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.

Saugus Demographics

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

  • White: 90.70%
  • Asian: 3.77%
  • Black or African American: 2.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.73%
  • Other race: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Saugus, Massachusetts is 28,603 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,240.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,727.

Saugus, Massachusetts Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,59190.70%
Asian1,0653.77%
Black or African American5942.11%
Two or More Races4871.73%
Some Other Race3821.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native960.34%
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Saugus Population by Race

Saugus Population Pyramid $2021

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Saugus Median Age

47.1


Total

45


Male

48.4


Female

Saugus Adults

There are 23,366 adults, (5,687 of whom are seniors) in Saugus.

Saugus Age Dependency

59.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Saugus Sex Ratio

Female

14,398

51.03%

Male

13,817

48.97%

Saugus Population by Age

Saugus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Saugus Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male96.1%3.9%
Married90.8%9.2%
All80.6%19.4%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Female60.2%39.8%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Saugus Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4242.6780.6
Married5,5873.2890.8
Non Family2,9991.2666.1
Female1,1713.1760.2
Male6673.0696.1

3.15

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Saugus Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8213.89%
9th to 12th Grade8994.26%
High School Graduate7,74636.71%
Some College3,83718.18%
Associates Degree1,7248.17%
Bachelors Degree4,05119.20%
Graduate Degree2,0229.58%
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Saugus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saugus Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,32417,0515,194
Hispanic1,259939348
Asian808727262
Black426380103
Other Race27327326
2+ Races201201124
Native American424242

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%.

Saugus Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,124$55,565$41,517
Less Than 9th Grade$46,583$50,610$31,761
High School Graduate$42,240$51,035$28,698
Some College$46,648$64,914$39,293
Bachelors Degree$61,408$67,973$54,963
Graduate Degree$77,273$91,932$72,286

$51,124

Average Earnings

$55,565

Average Male

$41,517

Average Female

Saugus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saugus Language by Age

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Saugus Language

81.83% of Saugus residents speak only English, while 18.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 9.71% of the population.

Saugus Language

Saugus Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,3261,9998.57%
Hispanic2,32246720.11%
Black59414324.07%
Asian1,06513112.30%
Other2733010.99%
Multiple480163.33%

9.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.89%

Male Poverty Rate

10.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saugus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saugus is Black, with 24.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saugus is Multiple, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.88%.

Saugus Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School11.78%
Less Than 9th Grade9.57%
Some College8.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%

Saugus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.58%
Male Unemployed30.09%
Male Employed3.39%
Female Employed2.81%

Saugus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saugus Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$88,667$103,270
Families$100,524$117,057
Married Families$115,595-
Non Families$40,713$61,706
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Income by Household Type

Saugus Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Saugus Married by Age and Sex

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Saugus Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Saugus Marital Status by Race

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Saugus Marital Status

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1,466

Number of Veterans

1,401

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam613
Korea179
First Gulf War160
Second Gulf War132
World War II33

Saugus Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+480
65 to 74474
55 to 64292
35 to 54133
18 to 3487

Saugus Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4496.76%
Black173.34%

Saugus Veterans by Race

Saugus Veterans by Education

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3.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saugus Veterans by Education

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67.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Saugus Employment by Age

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Saugus Employment by Race

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Saugus Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.91%

Born in Saugus

86.80%

Native Born

13.20%

Foreign Born

4.76%

Non Citizen

8.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.80% of Saugus residents were born in the United States, with 78.91% having been born in Massachusetts. 4.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Saugus Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202128,6031210.42%
202028,4821210.43%
201928,3611210.43%
201828,240180.06%
201728,2221020.36%
201628,120420.15%
201528,0781050.38%
201427,9731500.54%
201327,8234391.60%
201227,3843371.25%
201127,0473201.20%
201026,7270.00%

Saugus Population by Year