Saugatuck, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Saugatuck, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Saugatuck had a population of 1,084 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Saugatuck is located at latitude 42.655 and longitude -86.202 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.

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Saugatuck, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,084
Population in Households 1,084
Population in Familes 713
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 663
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $69,351
Average Household Income $96,063
Per Capita Income $49,609


Total Housing Units 1,087 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 469 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 493 (45.4%)
Median Home Value $387,619
Average Home Value $471,207


Total Households 594
Average Household Size 1.82
Family Households 298
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.52% 1.42%
Households 1.41% 1.41%
Families 2.1% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

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, 2018 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 # 359 48th
Median Household Income # 63 91st
Per Capita Income # 28 96th

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