Saugus, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 26,628. Population change since 2000: +2.1%
Males: 11,946  (44.9%)
Females: 14,682  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  47.2 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 01906.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $76,578 (it was $55,301 in 2000)
Saugus:

$76,578
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,981 (it was $25,524 in 2000)

Saugus CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $339,954 (it was $201,100 in 2000)
Saugus:

$339,954
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $348,458; Detached houses: $363,926; Townhouses or other attached units: $341,799; In 2-unit structures: $330,325; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $362,721; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $201,598; Mobile homes: $63,735

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,114.

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  • Races in Saugus, MA (2010)

    Saugus races chart
    • 23,86089.6%White alone
    • 1,0664.0%Hispanic
    • 7082.7%Asian alone
    • 5252.0%Black alone
    • 3081.2%Two or more races
    • 1320.5%Other race alone
    • 280.1%American Indian alone

Races in Saugus detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Saugus: 136.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (27.1%), Irish (22.4%), English (8.0%), French (4.3%), Polish (4.0%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1815

Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles.

Population density: 2,424 people per square mile   (low).

Saugus,MA real estate house value index trend

Saugus, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Saugus:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saugus CDP:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

2,606 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 3.1% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This place:

9.5%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Saugus, Massachusetts as of July 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Saugus to the number of sex offenders is 6,987 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,531 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,196 (1.0%)

Saugus satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lynn, MA (2.9 miles , pop. 89,050).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (10.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (185.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Melrose, MA (1.6 miles ), Lynn, MA (1.7 miles ), Revere, MA (1.8 miles ), Malden, MA (1.9 miles ), Wakefield, MA (2.0 miles ), Everett, MA (2.1 miles ), Lynnfield, MA (2.1 miles ), Stoneham, MA (2.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $252,600
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $236,800
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $240,200
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $239,500
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $240,100
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $239,900
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $262,800
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $260,900
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $261,300
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $285,300
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $273,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.46 N, Longitude: 71.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,392 (-15.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,353 (16.3%)

Area codes: 781, 617, 339

Saugus household income distribution Saugus home values distribution

Crime rates in Saugus by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0020020000200
per 100,000 0.00.07.60.00.07.30.00.00.00.07.40.00.0
Rapes 372510559555106
per 100,000 11.426.57.618.736.918.418.332.518.018.718.536.221.4
Robberies 23313839401823221823241513
per 100,000 87.1117.3143.8146.1147.766.184.279.564.785.988.654.346.3
Assaults N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A69731013456535552
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A253.5267.1365.1122.2209.0195.8199.1185.2
Burglaries 2472563743213332482062652291741138472
per 100,000 935.6968.31,415.51,202.81,229.8911.3753.8958.0822.9649.5417.4304.0256.4
Thefts 776825749654601679831815832666641527598
per 100,000 2,939.33,120.52,834.92,450.52,219.62,495.03,040.92,946.22,989.62,486.02,367.51,907.52,129.8
Auto thefts 13915111496777078586368423736
per 100,000 526.5571.1431.5359.7284.4257.2285.4209.7226.4253.8155.1133.9128.2
Arson 1114211214121
per 100,000 3.83.83.815.07.43.73.77.23.614.93.77.23.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A302.0308.8345.0269.5263.3246.2205.5192.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Saugus detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 73 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Massachusetts average:

2.55

Saugus tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Saugus: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Saugus, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Saugus, Massachusetts average temperatures Saugus, Massachusetts average precipitation Saugus, Massachusetts humidity Saugus, Massachusetts wind speed Saugus, Massachusetts snowfall Saugus, Massachusetts sunshine Saugus, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Saugus-area historical tornado activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Saugus place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 9/29/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Saugus-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 197.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from Saugus center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 195.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.2 miles away from Saugus center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 54.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Essex County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Hurricanes: 4, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Saugus topographic map

Birthplace of: William Moulton Marston - Psychologist, Arlie Pond - Major League Baseball player, C. F. Nelson Pratt - Politician, Henry Newhall - Businessman, Arthur F. DeFranzo - Medal of Honor recipient, Gustavus Fox - Naval officer, Susan Lynch (pediatrician) - Physician, Art Statuto - Football player, Frederick Willis - Politician, Rose Kaufman - Screenwriter.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Saugus: Arthur F. Defranzo.

Main business address for: BOSTON RESTAURANT ASSOCIATES INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Saugus:

  • ABBEY HILL NURSING HOME INC (163 HAMILTON STREET)
  • HAMMERSMITH HOUSE NSG CARE CTR (73 CHESTNUT ST)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-HAMMERSMITH (73 CHESTNUT STREET)
  • LOUISE CAROLINE NURSING HOME (266 LINCOLN AVENUE)
  • SAUGUS CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (266 LINCOLN AVENUE)
  • NORTH SUBURBAN DIALYSIS CENTER (BMA ESSEX COUNTY) (AUGUSTINE PLAZA)

Amtrak stations near Saugus:

  • 8 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 8 miles: WOBURN (100 ATLANTIC AVE.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 9 miles: BOSTON (SO. STA) (BOSTON, ATLANTIC AVE. & SUMMER ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saugus:

  • Salem State University (about 7 miles; Salem, MA; Full-time enrollment: 8,027)
  • Bunker Hill Community College (about 7 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 8,814)
  • Tufts University (about 7 miles; Medford, MA; FT enrollment: 9,041)
  • Suffolk University (about 8 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • Lesley University (about 8 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 4,317)
  • Emerson College (about 9 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 4,657)
  • Harvard University (about 9 miles; Cambridge, MA; FT enrollment: 20,857)

Public high schools in Saugus:

  • SAUGUS HIGH (Students: 846, Location: 1 PEARCE DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • PIONEER CHARTER SCHOOL OF SCIENCE II (PCSS-II) (Location: 97 MAIN STREET, Grades: 7-10, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Saugus:

See full list of schools located in Saugus

Library in Saugus:

  • SAUGUS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $524,501; Location: 295 CENTRAL ST.; 74,552 books; 2,197 audio materials; 5,110 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Saugus: Saugus Race Track (A), Pleasant Hills Station (B), Cliftondale Station (C), East Saugus Station (D), Fellsway Fashion Center (E), Saugus Plaza (F), Saugus Fire Department Station 1 (G), Saugus Fire Department Headquarters (H), Saugus Public Library (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: New England Shopping Center (1), Walnut Place Shopping Center (2), Saugus Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Saugus: BOSTON RESTAURANT ASSOCIATES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Saugus include: First Baptist Church of Saugus (A), First Parish Unitarian Church (B), First Congregational Church (C), East Saugus United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lower Pond (A), Prankers Pond (B), Scotts Pond (C), Spring Pond (D), Stevens Pond (E), Griswold Pond (F), Upper Pond (G), Pines River Marshes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bennetts Pond Brook (A), Diamond Creek (B), Fiske Brook (C), Hawkes Brook (D), Mill River (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Saugus include: Anna Parker Playground (1), Saugus Ironworks National Historic Site (2), Breakheart Reservation (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Microsearch Corporation (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 999 Broadway Suite 101), Eastern National (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 244 Central Street), Historic New England Broadman House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 17 Howard), United States Government - Interior Dept- National Park Service- Sites (Recreation Areas; 244 Central Street).

Hotels: Avalon Motel (1529 Broadway), Boston-Days Inn Saugus/Logan Airport (999 Broadway-Route 1), Chisholm's Motor Inn (1314 Broadway), Days Inn-Saugus (999 Broadway), Colonial Traveler Motor Court (1753 Broadway), Pinecrest Motel (1434 Broadway), Saugus Italian American Club (1 Beachview Avenue), Red Roof Inn (920 Broadway).

Essex County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.6. This is worse than average.

City:

92.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.202. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.202
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.06. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.06
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.08
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.3%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.1% for Black residents, 10.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.5% for other race residents, 13.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.2%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Saugus in 2010:

  • 156 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 155 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Saugus in 2000:

  • 160 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Saugus, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Saugus (2011 data):

  • Saugusbank, a Co-operative bank: Saugusbank, A Co-Operative Bank, Lynn Fells Parkway Branch, Saugus Branch. Info updated 2007/03/30: Bank assets: $207.8 mil, Deposits: $169.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Eastern Bank: Cliftondale Branch, Lynnfells Branch, Saugus Center Branch. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $7,812.9 mil, Deposits: $6,295.8 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 94 total offices, Holding Company: Eastern Bank Corporation
  • East Boston Savings Bank: Central Street Branch at 320 Central Street, branch established on 1987/05/05; Village Park Branch at 317 Main Street, branch established on 1977/05/21. Info updated 2011/06/07: Bank assets: $1,946.5 mil, Deposits: $1,609.3 mil, headquarters in Boston, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: Meridian Financial Services, Inc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Saugus - Route 1 Branch at 1093 Broadway, branch established on 2008/06/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Salem Five Cents Savings Bank: Square One Mall Branch at 1277 Broadway, branch established on 1994/08/17. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $2,876.6 mil, Deposits: $2,019.1 mil, headquarters in Salem, MA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Salem Five Bancorp
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Saugus Branch at 323 Broadway, branch established on 1977/12/08. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.
  • People's United Bank: Saugus Branch at 584 Broadway, branch established on 2007/07/03. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Saugus Shaws Branch at 400 Lynn Fells Parkway, branch established on 1997/09/22. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Massachusetts average:

12.9

Saugus travel time to work - commute Saugus mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Saugus:

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Religion statistics for Saugus CDP (based on Essex County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic341,97055
Mainline Protestant33,710140
Evangelical Protestant20,925160
Other15,88263
Orthodox11,59013
Black Protestant3763
None318,706-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 145
Essex County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 144
Essex County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Essex County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 557
Here:

7.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Essex County:

23.7%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.7%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.0%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.1%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Saugus:

20.8%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Saugus:

10.8%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Saugus:

35.9%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

57.7%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Saugus:

77.6%
Massachusetts:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Saugus, MA Residents

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($954 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.12%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.31% ($62,521 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.63% ($57,017)
from Rockingham County, NH  0.32% ($44,575)


4.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,422 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($558 average AGI)
Essex County:

0.10%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Middlesex County, MA  1.15% ($52,127 average AGI)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.56% ($50,288)
to Rockingham County, NH  0.40% ($53,749)

Strongest AM radio stations in Saugus:

  • WROL (950 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLYN (1360 AM; 1 kW; LYNN, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXKS (1430 AM; 5 kW; EVERETT, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRCA (1330 AM; 25 kW; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: WRCA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNSH (1570 AM; 5 kW; BEVERLY, MA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Saugus:

  • WQSX (93.7 FM; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WFNX (101.7 FM; LYNN, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W267AI (101.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: MCC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBCN (104.1 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: HEMISPHERE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZLX (100.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF BOSTON)
  • WERS (88.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: EMERSON COLLEGE)
  • WHRB (95.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: HARVARD RADIO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBR (88.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: TECHNOLOGY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKLB-FM (99.5 FM; LOWELL, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Saugus:

  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, INC.)
  • WCEA-LP (Channel 58; BOSTON, MA; Owner: CHANNEL 19 TV CORPORATION)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WNDS (Channel 50; DERRY, NH; Owner: CTV OF DERRY, INC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Saugus fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 27m89ftTotal length
  • $11,571,000Total costs
  • 264,590Total average daily traffic
  • 24,548Total average daily truck traffic
  • 368,925Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Saugus, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Saugus)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Saugus, MA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Saugus)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • CIAMPA CARMINE J, 5 Ciampa Dr, Saugus, MA 01906
    Certificate: D000533 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 01/14/2009, Expiration Date: 01/13/2010

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 15AC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1462H , Serial Number: 15AC-532, Year manufactured: 1950
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Frederick Parrott, 7 Talbot St, Saugus, MA 01906
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206G (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 206FM , Serial Number: U20606253, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Charles F Parrott, 7 Talbot St, Saugus, MA 01906
  • Aircraft: CESSNA M337B (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33702 , Serial Number: 337M-0142, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1997
    Registrant (Corporation): New England Warbirds Inc, 66 Denver St, Saugus, MA 01906
  • Aircraft: REPUBLIC RC-3 (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A8 SERIES (215 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 87586 , Serial Number: 154, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Charles F Parrott, 7 Talbot Street, Saugus, MA 01906
  • Aircraft: CESSNA P206D (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8789Z , Serial Number: P206-0589, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/28/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Charles F Parrott, 7 Talbot St, Saugus, MA 01906

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED102$255,150137$225,615825$238,82230$147,49115$215,1231$33,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$010$199,89050$255,9858$126,3751$154,9401$67,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$307,23531$218,510233$275,46915$96,79112$214,8231$94,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$248,06822$223,943131$249,0444$221,9535$232,0001$33,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$280,5001$256,00045$247,0073$256,6270$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2081.01 , 2081.02, 2082.00, 2083.00, 2084.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$267,96920$289,2000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$256,08110$279,4880$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$259,2437$281,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$214,5001$340,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$160,0001$247,0001$160,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2081.01 , 2081.02, 2082.00, 2083.00, 2084.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Saugus that have no violations reported:

  • SAUGUS WATER DEPT. (MWRA) (Population served: 29,500, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 221
  • Hazardous Condition: 242
  • Service Call: 20
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Saugus

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Saugus, MA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Saugus, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Kohl's1
ALDO1LA Fitness1
AT&T3La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale1Lane Bryant1
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Ashley Furniture1Macy's1
AutoZone1Marshalls1
Avenue1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Bakers1McDonald's2
Barnes & Noble1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Motherhood Maternity1
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co1
Budget Car Rental1Nike9
Burger King3Old Navy1
CVS1Pac Sun1
Casual Male XL1Panera Bread1
Charlotte Russe1Payless1
Chipotle1PetSmart1
Deb1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts9Red Roof Inn1
Express1Rite Aid1
Famous Footwear1Rue211
FedEx5Sears3
Finish Line1Skechers USA1
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Ford1Sprint Nextel3
Forever 211Staples1
GNC1Starbucks2
GameStop2Stop & Shop1
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
Gymboree1Taco Bell1
H&M1Target1
H&R Block2Toys"R"Us2
Holiday Inn1Trader Joe's1
Hollister Co.1U-Haul1
Home Depot1UPS3
Hot Topic1Vans1
IHOP1Verizon Wireless2
Jones New York2Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Walgreens1
Justice1Wet Seal1
KFC1YMCA1
Kmart1

Saugus compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Saugus on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities where residents moved in more then 10 years ago (10,000+ households)"
  • #44 (01906) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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