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Birch Run, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Birch Run had a population of 1,531 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Birch Run is located at latitude 43.2507 and longitude -83.7917 in Saginaw County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Birch Run (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Saginaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The Village of Birch Run (GNIS ID: 2398124) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Birch Run is located within Township of Birch Run, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saginaw County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Birch Run population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Birch Run, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,531
Population in Households 1,531
Population in Familes 1,192
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 812
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 650
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 408
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 714 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 424 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 226 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $119,253
Average Home Value $120,401


Median Household Income $51,600
Average Household Income $65,871
Per Capita Income $27,170
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.25% -0.36%
Households -0.12% -0.28%
Families 0.4% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Birch Run, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Birch Run to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 354 49th
Population Density1 # 394 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 239 66th
Median Household Income # 205 71st
Per Capita Income # 184 74th

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