Scituate

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  2. Scituate Statistics
  3. Scituate Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Scituate Employment Information
  5. Scituate Family Information
  6. Scituate Education Information
  7. Scituate Business Information
  8. Scituate Public Benefits Information
  9. Scituate Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Scituate Zip Codes


Scituate Legal Resources

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Scituate Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 12,798
  • Land Area (2000): 34.491 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 37.729 square kilometers
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  • Area Code(s): 339, 781
  • Alias(es) (2003): SCITUATE, SCITUATE CENTER, SCITUATE HARBOR
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Houses (2000): 5,784

Scituate Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 12,374 97.79%
 Rural, Farm 0 0.00%
 Rural, Non-farm 279 2.21%

Scituate Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Scituate Employment Information

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Employment (2003): 7,263
Payroll (2003) / (1Q 2003): $212,295,000 / $49,563,000

Scituate Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 9,101 8,697 404 4.44% 44
1991 8,993 8,412 581 6.46% 65
1992 8,978 8,358 620 6.91% 69
1993 9,084 8,577 508 5.59% 56
1994 9,154 8,744 410 4.48% 45
1995 9,115 8,756 359 3.94% 39
1996 9,305 8,984 322 3.46% 35
1997 9,572 9,279 293 3.06% 31
1998 9,717 9,462 255 2.62% 26
1999 9,831 9,608 223 2.26% 23
2000 9,519 9,311 208 2.19% 22
2001 9,596 9,318 278 2.90% 29
2002 9,627 9,231 397 4.12% 41
2003 9,536 9,127 410 4.29% 43
2004 9,515 9,115 400 4.20% 42
2005 9,524 9,151 373 3.92% 39
2006 9,487 9,118 369 3.89% 39
2007 9,580 9,218 362 3.78% 38
2008 9,612 9,230 381 3.97% 40
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 9,595 9,206 389 4.05% 41
Feb 2008 9,565 9,187 378 3.95% 40
Mar 2008 9,572 9,222 350 3.66% 37
Apr 2008 9,540 9,241 299 3.13% 31
May 2008 9,510 9,130 380 4.00% 40
Jun 2008 9,715 9,271 444 4.57% 46
Jul 2008 9,746 9,349 397 4.07% 41
Aug 2008 9,708 9,323 385 3.97% 40
Sep 2008 9,553 9,145 408 4.27% 43
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Scituate Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 442 12.86%
2. Finance and Insurance 348 10.13%
3. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 309 8.99%
4. Educational Services 202 5.88%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 162 4.71%
6. Public Administration 157 4.57%
7. Health Care 150 4.36%
8. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 91 2.65%
9. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 78 2.27%
10. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 78 2.27%
11. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 77 2.24%
12. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 76 2.21%
13. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 72 2.09%
14. Arts / Entertainment / Recreation 72 2.09%
15. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 63 1.83%
16. Printing and Related Manufacturing 58 1.69%
17. Food and Beverage Stores 53 1.54%
18. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 53 1.54%
19. Other Transportation 51 1.48%
20. Repair and Maintenance 50 1.45%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 584 18.78%
2. Educational Services 425 13.67%
3. Finance and Insurance 344 11.06%
4. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 251 8.07%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 250 8.04%
6. Social Assistance 108 3.47%
7. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 101 3.25%
8. Public Administration 93 2.99%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 88 2.83%
10. Food and Beverage Stores 62 1.99%
11. Publishing / Movie / Sound Recording Industries 56 1.80%
12. Info Services and Data Processing 43 1.38%
13. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 43 1.38%
14. Construction 42 1.35%
15. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 39 1.25%
16. Personal and Laundry Services 36 1.16%
17. Furniture, Furnishings, and Appliances 35 1.13%
18. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 34 1.09%
19. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 33 1.06%
20. Printing and Related Manufacturing 33 1.06%

Scituate Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Top Executives 262 7.62%
2. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 231 6.72%
3. Other Management Occupations 228 6.63%
4. Other Sales and Related Occupations 155 4.51%
5. Carpenters 117 3.40%
6. Computer Specialists 116 3.38%
7. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 101 2.94%
8. Business Operations Specialists 94 2.73%
9. Engineers 92 2.68%
10. Operations Managers Non Finance 92 2.68%
11. Vehicle Mechanics 82 2.39%
12. Other Production Occupations 78 2.27%
13. Other Food Preparation and Servers 74 2.15%
14. Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers 71 2.07%
15. Other Financial Specialists 69 2.01%
16. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 69 2.01%
17. Fishing / Hunting / Forestry 66 1.92%
18. Other Construction Trades 62 1.80%
19. Lawyers 60 1.75%
20. Other Installation / Maintenance 55 1.60%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Management Occupations 240 7.72%
2. Registered Nurses 212 6.82%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 182 5.85%
4. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 176 5.66%
5. Business Operations Specialists 126 4.05%
6. Secretaries and Admins 115 3.70%
7. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 110 3.54%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 97 3.12%
9. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 96 3.09%
10. Financial Managers 92 2.96%
11. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 90 2.89%
12. Financial Clerks, Non-bookkeeping 89 2.86%
13. Waiters and Waitresses 85 2.73%
14. Art and Design Workers 79 2.54%
15. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 76 2.44%
16. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 73 2.35%
17. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 73 2.35%
18. Customer Service Representatives 71 2.28%
19. Top Executives 70 2.25%
20. Child Care Workers 65 2.09%

Scituate Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 5,383 54.48%
15-35 hours 1,487 15.05%
1-14 hours 480 4.86%
No regular hours 2,531 25.61%

Scituate Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 155 2.55%
5 AM-5:29 AM 155 2.55%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 302 4.97%
6 AM-6:29 AM 793 13.06%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 651 10.72%
7 AM-7:29 AM 846 13.93%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 868 14.30%
8 AM-8:29 AM 959 15.79%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 311 5.12%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 262 4.31%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 141 2.32%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 49 0.81%
Noon-3:59 PM 358 5.90%
4 PM-11:59 PM 222 3.66%

Scituate Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 209 3.44%
5-9 664 10.94%
10-14 552 9.09%
15-19 484 7.97%
20-24 607 10.00%
25-29 346 5.70%
30-34 463 7.63%
35-39 251 4.13%
40-44 284 4.68%
45-59 714 11.76%
60-89 947 15.60%
At least 90 551 9.07%

Scituate Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 0 0.00% 2,862 47.13%
30-44 6 0.10% 992 16.34%
45-59 38 0.63% 676 11.13%
At least 60 321 5.29% 1,177 19.38%

Scituate Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 11 0.17%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 484 7.49%
 Car / truck / van, solo 4,986 77.11%
 Motorcycle 0 0.00%
 Other 100 1.55%
 Public transportation 365 5.64%
 Walked 126 1.95%
 Worked at home 394 6.09%

Scituate Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Scituate Family Information

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Households (2000): 4,836 (12,491 people)
Families (2000): 3,495 (10,733 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 1,603
People at same address in 1995: 7,283

Scituate Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 204 4.22%
$10,000-$14,999 178 3.68%
$15,000-$19,999 136 2.81%
$20,000-$24,999 174 3.60%
$25,000-$29,999 170 3.52%
$30,000-$34,999 251 5.19%
$35,000-$39,999 201 4.16%
$40,000-$44,999 106 2.19%
$45,000-$49,999 213 4.40%
$50,000-$59,999 412 8.52%
$60,000-$74,999 684 14.14%
$75,000-$99,999 691 14.29%
$100,000-$124,999 498 10.30%
$125,000-$149,999 285 5.89%
$150,000-$199,999 288 5.96%
$200,000 or more 345 7.13%

Scituate Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,120 23.12%
 Family, 2 people 1,420 29.31%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 195 4.02%
 Family, 3 people 819 16.90%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 28 0.58%
 Family, 4 people 771 15.91%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 11 0.23%
 Family, 5 people 336 6.93%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 0 0.00%
 Family, 6 people 102 2.11%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 1 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 40 0.83%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 2 0.04%

Scituate Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 4,153 28.65%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 2,412 16.64%
Public Assistance 47 0.32%
Retirement 1,020 7.04%
Self Employment 870 6.00%
Social Security 1,422 9.81%
Supplemental Security 101 0.70%
Wage / Salary 3,959 27.31%
Other 513 3.54%

Scituate Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,686 56.48%
 With children under 18 1,299 43.52%

Scituate Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 278 5.90%
 Married 3,216 68.29%
 Never Married 1,141 24.23%
 Widowed 74 1.57%

Scituate Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 514 9.64%
 Married 3,298 61.85%
 Never Married 908 17.03%
 Widowed 612 11.48%

Scituate Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Scituate Education Information

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Scituate Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 105 1.10%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 446 4.66%
 High school diploma or equivalent 2,065 21.58%
 Some college, no degree 1,854 19.37%
 Associate degree 829 8.66%
 Bachelors degree 2,849 29.77%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,422 14.86%

Scituate Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 52 0.41% 290 2.27% 342 2.67%
Kindergarten 181 1.41% 18 0.14% 199 1.55%
Grades 1-4 673 5.26% 35 0.27% 708 5.53%
Grades 5-8 638 4.99% 41 0.32% 679 5.31%
Grades 9-12 602 4.70% 115 0.90% 717 5.60%
Undergrad college 106 0.83% 130 1.02% 236 1.84%
Graduate or professional school 18 0.14% 72 0.56% 90 0.70%
Total 2,270 17.74% 701 5.48% 2,971 23.21%

Scituate Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Scituate Business Information

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Number of Businesses (2003): 1,098
Scituate Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Scituate Public Benefits Information

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Scituate Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 12,146 97.35%
 Below Poverty Level 331 2.65%

Scituate Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Scituate Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Scituate Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 1,773 13.85%
10-19 Years 1,700 13.28%
20-29 Years 801 6.26%
30-39 Years 1,879 14.68%
40-49 Years 2,321 18.14%
50-59 Years 1,738 13.58%
60-69 Years 1,200 9.38%
70-79 Years 879 6.87%
80-89 Years 411 3.21%
90+ Years 96 0.75%

Scituate Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 6,068 47.41%
 Female 6,730 52.59%

Scituate Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 12,265 95.84%
 Other Race 160 1.25%
 Multiracial 145 1.13%
 Hispanic/Latino 100 0.78%
 African-American 70 0.55%
 Asian 54 0.42%
 Amerindian 4 0.03%
 Pacific Islander 0 0.00%

Scituate Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. Irish 5,627 36.45%
2. English 2,235 14.48%
3. Italian 1,704 11.04%
4. German 1,076 6.97%
5. French Non-Basque 703 4.55%
6. Scottish 561 3.63%
7. United States Or American 514 3.33%
8. Polish 353 2.29%
9. Scotch Irish 343 2.22%
10. French Canadian 308 2.00%

Scituate Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 11,100 93.88%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 158 1.34%
3. Portuguese / Portuguese Creole 126 1.07%
4. French 116 0.98%
5. French Creole 77 0.65%
6. Italian 51 0.43%
7. Vietnamese 43 0.36%
8. Greek 42 0.36%
9. Polish 38 0.32%
10. German 21 0.18%

Scituate Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 12,122 95.80%
 Naturalized immigrant 308 2.43%
 Not a citizen 223 1.76%

Scituate Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Scituate Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Scituate Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

02066