Saugus is located close to the center of Massachusetts. Saugus is part of Essex County. Saugus has 10.79 square miles of land area and 1.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Saugus population is 27,369, which has grown 4.95% since 2000. The population growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 4.85% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Saugus median household income is $76,141 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 37.68% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.34% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Saugus median house value is $341,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 67.37% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 77.65% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Saugus is worse than the state average in quality. The Saugus area code is 781.