Scituate, Massachusetts Census Data & Community Profile

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Scituate GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Scituate, MA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Scituate, MA was 5,069.

Scituate Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Scituate was 2,333, which represents 46 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Scituate, MA
There are an estimated 1,195 married men in the town. 64.2 percent of men over 15 years old in Scituate are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Scituate is 2,736 which is 54 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Scituate, Massachusetts
There are an estimated 1,245 married women in the community. 55.3 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Scituate, MA
The median age of people living in Scituate, MA was 43.1 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Scituate was 297. There were 3,927 people above the age of 18, which represents 77.5 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 18.2 percent of the population (923) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Scituate, MA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Scituate, MA was 5,003.

White Population in Scituate, MA
The estimated White population in the Scituate community is 4,854, which is 95.8 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Scituate, Massachusetts
The estimated Black/African American population is 52, which is 1 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Scituate, MA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Scituate, MA was 3.

Asian Population in Scituate, Massachusetts
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 27.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Scituate, MA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Scituate was an estimated 0.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 67, while those of “two or more races” was 66 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Scituate community was 39, or 0.8 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Scituate, MA
The household population number in Scituate was 5,012.

Group Quarters Population in Scituate, MA
Group Quarters population in the community was 57.

Average Household Size in Scituate, MA
The average household size in Scituate is 2.44 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.02 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Scituate, MA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 2,189 total housing units in Scituate.

The number of occupied housing units was 2,055, or 93.9 of the total units in town. Of these, 1,560 were owner-occupied (75.9), and 495 were renter-occupied (24.1, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 134 vacant homes in Scituate at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Scituate, Massachusetts
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 1,461, with a median value in dollars of 267,100.

Monthly Owner Costs in Scituate, MA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,451 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Scituate, average costs per month were $483 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 3,551 people in the community had a high school degree, or 94.9 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Scituate, Massachusetts
1,565 people in Scituate also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 41.8 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Scituate, MA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Scituate was 645, or 16.5 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Scituate, MA
In 2000, there were 693 people in Scituate, MA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Scituate, MA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 273 people in Scituate who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 5.7 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Scituate, Massachusetts
There were 2,660 in the labor force in Scituate at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 65.9 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Scituate was 37.4 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Scituate, MA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $62,392. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Scituate, MA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $75,848. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Scituate, Massachusetts
Per capita income in Scituate in the last full census was 29,845. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Scituate numbered 28, or 2 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Scituate, MA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 193, or 3.8 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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