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The Scituate CDP(1) had a population of 5,726 as of July 1, 2021. Scituate ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Scituate is located at latitude 42.1959 and longitude -70.7259 in Plymouth County. The formal boundaries for the Scituate Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.62 sq. miles. Plymouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.
The Scituate Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Scituate: Assanippi, East Scituate, Satuit, Scituate Harbor, Scituate Harbour, Sityate.
|Total Population||5,726 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,616 (98.1%)|
|Population in Families||4,668 (81.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||110 ( 1.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$120,871|
|Average Household Income||$159,813|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||23%|
|Per Capita Income||$63,157|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,519 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,868 (74.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||458 (18.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||193 ( 7.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$656,487|
|Average Home Value||$734,507|
|Housing Affordability Index3||98|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.56%|
|Per Capita Income||1.87%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.91%|
The table below compares Scituate to the other 245 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 112||55th|
|Population Density||# 124||50th|
|Median Household Income||# 31||88th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 102||42nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 44||82nd|
|Diversity Index||# 208||16th|
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