Saugus, California

Saugus was one of the four communities (along with Valencia, Newhall, and Canyon Country) that merged in 1987 to create the city of Santa Clarita. Saugus is named after Saugus, Massachusetts, the hometown of Henry Newhall, upon whose land the town was originally built. The Saugus Cafe, on San Fernando Road, was established in 1887 and is among the oldest restaurants in Los Angeles County.

In 2000, the total population of Saugus was 41,743, and its population density was 218 persons per square mile. The median age is 32.8 years. Average number of people per household is 3.1. 66.7% of the population is married; 33.3% are single. Median household income is $80,940; per capita income is $29,816. Median home value is $532,700. 82.4% of homes are owner-occupied; 14.8% are rentals.

Saugus Links

Saugus Union School District
Saugus Chamber of Commerce
Valley Industrial Association
Things to do in Saugus
City of Santa Clarita Website
Santa Clarita Newspaper