Demographics

Demographics - Scituate at a Glance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Incorporated: As a town: 1636
County: Plymouth
Town size: 16.9 sq. miles of land
Population: 17,863
Population density: 1,057 people per sq. mile
Form of government: Selectmen, Town Administrator, Open Town Meeting
Annual spending: $30,622,114

Note: Population data from US Census 2000. Tax rate from FY 2001. Average tax bills and property values from FY 2001.

Public schools: Scituate Public Schools
South Shore Regional Vocational School
District structure: Local schools K to 12, member of regional vocational district

Annual Enrollment Trends
1998-99 2,996
1997-98 2,864
1996-97 2,734
1995-96 2,719
1994-95 2,598
1993-94 2,555
1992-93 2,501
School enrollment has increased 19.79 percent since 1993 at an average of
3.3 percent per year.

MA Department of Housing and Community Development Profile