Saginaw County MI Information


Saginaw County Subdivisions

Saginaw County MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 195,516
Population in Households 188,400
Population in Familes 150,959
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,116
Population Density1 244
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 78,121
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 51,091
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 86,844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55,415 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,706 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,723 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $101,144
Average Home Value $133,734


Median Household Income $43,603
Average Household Income $58,412
Per Capita Income $24,203
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.46%
Households -0.18% -0.34%
Families -0.37% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Saginaw County MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saginaw County to the other 83 counties and county equivalents in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 10 89th
Population Density1 # 14 84th
Diversity Index2 # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 41 52nd
Per Capita Income # 31 64th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.