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IndexSaugusMassachusettsNational
Income per capita$41,255$38,069$29,829
Median household income$88,463$70,954$55,322
Median income owner occupied$102,017$95,052$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,500$39,116$35,192
Median earnings male$51,432$45,946$36,919
Median earnings female$39,478$32,028$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level7.9%11.4%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Saugus is 38% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Saugus is 60% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Saugus is 40% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Saugus is 48% lower than the national average

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      $58,969 $88,463 $176,926
      City
      $47,297 $70,954 $141,908
      State
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Saugus median earnings by income bracket

      Saugus employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.9%14.9%
      Manufacturing sector13.4%13.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services17.6%17.6%
      Public administration3.1%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%8.2%
      Education, health & social services12.4%12.4%
      Other23.6%23.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Boxford, MA2,925$222,153301.6%
      Wellesley, MA28,747$213,684286.3%
      Lexington, MA33,304$185,686235.6%
      Needham, MA31,177$174,707215.8%
      Winchester, MA22,760$173,058212.8%
      Saugus, MA28,326$88,46359.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Aberdeen, SD28,315$56,4552.0%
      Harrison, NY28,363$128,393132.1%
      Fort Saskatchewan, AB28,368n/a 
      Englewood, NJ28,390$86,48556.3%
      Temescal Valley, CA28,420$102,17984.7%
      Saugus, MA28,326$88,46359.9%
      Source: The Saugus, MA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).