Scituate, Massachusetts Population 2020

5,482

Scituate is a city located in Massachusetts. Scituate has a 2020 population of 5,482. Scituate is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,245 in 2010. Scituate reached it's highest population of 5,749 in 2017.

The average household income in Scituate is $137,997 with a poverty rate of 4.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,113 per month, and the median house value is $527,800. The median age in Scituate is 49.4 years, 50.6 years for males, and 48.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 74.5 males.

Scituate Demographics

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

  • White: 97.35%
  • Other race: 1.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.60%
  • Two or more races: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Scituate, Massachusetts is 5,482, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,482.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,245.

Scituate, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,33797.35%
Some Other Race881.61%
Black or African American330.60%
Two or More Races240.44%

Scituate Population Pyramid 2020

Scituate Median Age

49.4


Total

50.6


Male

48.1


Female

Scituate Adults

There are 4,230 adults, (1,286 of whom are seniors) in Scituate.

Scituate Age Dependency

86.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Scituate Sex Ratio

Female

3,141

57.30%

Male

2,341

42.70%

Scituate Households and Families

Scituate Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Scituate Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.4%9.6%
Female90.2%9.8%
All79.5%20.5%
Non Family57.2%42.8%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2082.4579.5
Married1,2043.1990.4
Non Family7361.0657.2
Female2253.190.2
Male432.23100

3.13

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Scituate Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade882.15%
9th to 12th Grade1493.64%
High School Graduate76618.70%
Some College88921.70%
Associates Degree4099.99%
Bachelors Degree99224.22%
Graduate Degree80319.60%

Scituate Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9713,7341,775
Other Race8888
Multiple Races242420
Hispanic1313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 83.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$68,145$100,529$51,149
Less Than High School$29,242$29,640$
High School Grad$36,750$48,975$31,982
Some College$53,723$54,676$49,931
Bachelors Degree$96,094$132,574$64,599
Graduate Degree$100,268$127,734$51,094

$68,145

Average Earnings

$100,529

Average Male

$51,149

Average Female

Scituate Language

Scituate Language by Age

Scituate Language

92.11% of Scituate residents speak only English, while 7.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.26% of the population.

Scituate Poverty

Scituate Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,2682484.71%
Multiple2020100.00%
Hispanic1417.14%

4.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.41%

Male Poverty Rate

6.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scituate

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scituate is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scituate is White, with 4.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.89%.

Name Poverty
Some College7.27%
High School2.41%
Bachelors or Greater2.36%
Less Than High School0.43%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed16.22%
Female Employed2.64%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Scituate Income

Scituate Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$121,382$137,997
Families$142,750$177,982
Married Families$150,000-
Non Families-$57,408

Scituate Marital Status

Scituate Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Scituate Married by Age and Sex

Scituate 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 45-54.

Scituate Marital Status by Race

Scituate Veterans

337

Number of Veterans

337

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam85
Korea84
Second Gulf War70
First Gulf War48
World War II18
Age Group Veterans
75+143
65 to 7466
55 to 6458
35 to 5448
18 to 3422

$Scituate Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scituate Employment Status

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Scituate 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

63.68%

Born in Massachusetts

89.38%

Native Born

10.62%

Foreign Born

5.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.38% of Scituate residents were born in the United States, with 63.68% having been born in Massachusetts. 5.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,4820.00%
20195,4820.00%
20185,482-267-4.64%
20175,7492785.08%
20165,4711162.17%
20155,355-268-4.77%
20145,623961.74%
20135,5271222.26%
20125,4052043.92%
20115,201-44-0.84%
20105,2450.00%