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Saugus is a town in Essex County, in the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy metro area.
The community name derives from Algonquian for "small outlet"
The latitude of Saugus is 42.464N. The longitude is -71.01W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 39 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 26,078.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Saugus demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Essex County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Boston area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01906 ZIP code.
2% of Saugus residents report German ancestry, and 23% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saugus ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saugus was $25,524, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Saugus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Saugus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $636. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,344.
Libraries in Saugus include Saugus Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Saugus include Saugus Advertiser
The average commute time for Saugus workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Saugus between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 5.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
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