Latinos in Massachusetts Selected Areas: Lynn, Nahant and Saugus

Phillip Granberry and Sarah Rustan
Date of Publication: 
September, 2010
Source Organization: 
University of Massachusetts Boston

This report provides a descriptive snapshot of selected economic, social, educational and demographic indicators pertaining to Latinos in the cities of Lynn, Nahant and Saugus. It analyzes data from the 2008 American Community Survey (ACS) conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. The ACS's smallest geographic area is a Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA) consisting of a minimum census population of 100,000. In the PUMA for these cities, Lynn accounted for three-quarters of its population (75.0%) in the 2000 Census, while Nahant accounted for 3.1% and Saugus 22.0%. The majority of the Latino population of this PUMA lived in Lynn in 2000 (98.7%), while 1.1% lived in Saugus and 0.2 % lived in Nahant.

Download now.


Granberry, P. and Rustan, S. (2010). Latinos in Massachusetts Selected Areas: Lynn, Nahant and Saugus. Boston: The Mauricio Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy, University of Massachusetts, Boston.