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Population (year 2000): 26,078. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,915 (+3.2% change)
Males: 12,476 (47.8%), Females: 13,602 (52.2%)

Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $55,301 (year 2000)
Median house value: $204,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Saugus:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: Italian (36.5%), Irish (24.8%), English (10.9%), French (4.9%), French Canadian (4.7%), Polish (4.0%).

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Elevation: 21 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles

Saugus,

For population 25 years and over in Saugus

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saugus town

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

5.1% Foreign born (2.9% Europe, 1.1% Asia).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MA Lynn, (3.8 miles pop. 89,050).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (11.2 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (233.9 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: MA Saugus, (0.0 miles MA Revere, (3.2 miles MA Melrose, (3.6 miles MA Lynn, (3.8 miles MA Malden, (4.2 miles MA (4.7 miles Everett, MA (4.7 miles Lynnfield, .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 57 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 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

Latitude: 42.46 N, Longitude: 71.01 W

Area codes: 781, 617, 339

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.4%), Retail trade (13.5%), Manufacturing (10.6%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.1%).


 

Crime in Saugus by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 2 0 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 7.7 0.0 0.0 7.7
Rapes 1 7 10 3 7 2
    per 100,000 3.8 26.8 38.3 11.5 26.8 7.7
Robberies 21 22 35 23 31 38
    per 100,000 80.5 84.4 134.2 88.2 118.9 145.7
Assaults 219 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
    per 100,000 839.8 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Burglaries 164 194 250 247 256 374
    per 100,000 628.9 743.9 958.7 947.2 981.7 1434.2
Thefts 809 834 861 776 825 749
    per 100,000 3102.2 3198.1 3301.6 2975.7 3163.6 2872.2
Auto thefts 144 139 159 139 151 114
    per 100,000 552.2 533.0 609.7 533.0 579.0 437.2
405.9 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A


Average climate in Saugus, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Saugus,

Saugus-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Massachusetts state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.8 miles away from the Saugus city 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 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


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


Hospitals/medical centers near Saugus:
  • UNION HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; LYNN, MA)
  • HALLMARK HEALTH SYSTEM (about 5 miles; MALDEN, MA)
  • QUIGLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; CHELSEA, MA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Saugus:
  • GENERAL EDWARD LAWRENCE LOGAN INTL (about 8 miles; BOSTON, MA; ID: BOS)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 19 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
  • PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT (about 44 miles; PORTSMOUTH, NH; ID: PSM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Saugus:
  • BEVERLY MUNI (about 12 miles; BEVERLY, MA; ID: BVY)
  • LAWRENCE MUNI (about 19 miles; LAWRENCE, MA; ID: LWM)
  • MERRIMACK VALLEY (about 21 miles; METHUEN, MA; ID: MA2)

Amtrak stations near Saugus:
  • 8 miles: BOSTON, NORTH STATION (BOSTON, 126 CAUSEWAY ST.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area.
  • 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.
  • 10 miles: BACK BAY (BOSTON, 145 DARTMOUTH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saugus:
  • BUNKER HILL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; BOSTON, MA; Full-time enrollment: 3,638)
  • TUFTS UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; MEDFORD, MA; FT enrollment: 8,627)
  • SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; BOSTON, MA; FT enrollment: 5,291)
  • SALEM STATE COLLEGE (about 9 miles; SALEM, MA; FT enrollment: 5,917)
  • NORTH SHORE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; DANVERS, MA; FT enrollment: 3,663)
  • EMERSON COLLEGE (about 9 miles; Boston, MA; FT enrollment: 3,697)
  • MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 10 miles; CAMBRIDGE, MA; FT enrollment: 9,895)
Public primary/middle schools in Saugus:
  • SAUGUS HIGH (Students: 887; Location: PEARCE DR; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BELMONTE SAUGUS MIDDLE (Students: 812; Location: 25 DOW STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • VETERANS MEMORIAL (Students: 684; Location: 39 HURD AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LYNNHURST (Students: 330; Location: 443 WALNUT ST/ELM STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • DOUGLAS WAYBRIGHT (Students: 308; Location: 25 TALBOT STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • OAKLANDVALE (Students: 285; Location: 266 MAIN STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
Library in Saugus:
  • SAUGUS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $664,378; Location: 295 CENTRAL ST.; 66,488 books; 1,571 audio materials; 2,258 video materials; 146 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Saugus: Pleasant Hills Station (A), Saugus Plaza (B), Saugus Race Track (C), Cliftondale Station (D), East Saugus Station (E), Fellsway Fashion Center (F).

Shopping Centers: New England Shopping Center (1), Saugus Plaza Shopping Center (2), Walnut Place Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Saugus include: East Saugus United Methodist Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), First Parish Unitarian Church (C).

Cemetery: Riverside Cemetery (1).

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lower Pond (A), Stevens Pond (B), Spring Pond (C), Prankers Pond (D), Scotts Pond (E), Hawkes Pond (F), Upper Pond (G), Walden Pond (H).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hawkes Brook (A), Diamond Creek (B), Bennetts Pond Brook (C), Fiske Brook (D), Pines River (E).

Parks in Saugus include: Saugus Ironworks National Historic Site (1), Anna Parker Playground (2), Breakheart Reservation (3).


Saugus compared to Massachusetts state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

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)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEZE (590 AM; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: NEW ENGLAND CONTINENTAL MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WILD (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF BOSTON LICENSES, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLYN (1360 AM; 1 kW; LYNN, MA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WNSH (1570 AM; 5 kW; BEVERLY, MA)
  • WUNR (1600 AM; 20 kW; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: CHAMPION BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

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.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHDN-LP (Channel 26; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

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