Saugus, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 10,069 housing units in Saugus. This represents a 5.7% growth from 9,528 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 10,069 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Saugus is about 80%. Saugus's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.4%. Average household size is 2.6 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Saugus were built after 1956.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.30%
One Bedroom12%
Two Bedrooms24.70%
Three Bedrooms44.10%
Four Bedrooms14.20%
Five Bedrooms or more4.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.78
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$204,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.86
Median year structure was built1962
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$388

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage6.60%
Home Equity Loan6.50%
Simple Mortgage54.40%
Debt Free32.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.6%