Saugus demographics profile

StatisticSaugusMassachusettsNational
Population27,7736,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,57763091
Median age45.239.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%43%43%
Speak English83%77%79%
Speak Spanish4%9%13%
Saugus, MA has a population of 27,773 and is the 1,545th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,577 per sq mi which is 309% higher than the Massachusetts average and 2745% higher than the national average. The median age in Saugus is 45 which is approximately 15% higher than the Massachusetts average of 39. In Saugus, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 83% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 81% of Saugus residents were born in Massachusetts, 6% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Saugus is 309% higher than Massachusetts.
  • The median age in Saugus is 15% higher than Massachusetts.
  • In Saugus 90.70% of the population is White.
  • In Saugus 2.37% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Saugus 4.13% of the population is Asian.

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Saugus population breakdown by race

RaceSaugusMassachusettsNational
White90.70%79.26%73.35%
Black or African American2.37%7.26%12.63%
Asian4.13%6.11%5.22%
American Indian0.32%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.20%3.01%3.06%
Other race1.28%4.13%4.75%
In Saugus, 5.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Saugus, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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