Saugatuck, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Saugatuck, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Saugatuck had a population of 1,072 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Saugatuck is located at latitude 42.6598 and longitude -86.2056 in Allegan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saugatuck (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.49 sq. miles. Allegan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 594 feet.

The City of Saugatuck (GNIS ID: 1627045) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saugatuck population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Saugatuck, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,072
Daytime Population: Workers 1,008
Daytime Population: Residents 507
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,515
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.41
Population in Households 1,072
Population in Familes 716
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 656
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $69,411
Average Household Income $93,298
Per Capita Income $48,131


Total Housing Units 1,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 437 (40.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 485 (45.2%)
Median Home Value $357,368
Average Home Value $430,206


Total Households 588
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 297
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.58% 1.45%
Households 1.47% 1.42%
Families 2.35% 1.12%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Saugatuck, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saugatuck to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 419 40th
Population Density # 458 34th
Diversity Index # 338 51st
Median Household Income # 56 92nd
Per Capita Income # 29 96th

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