The City of Sault Ste. Marie had a population of 13,529 as of July 1, 2021. Sault Sainte Marie ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Sault Sainte Marie is located at latitude 46.4953 and longitude -84.3453 in Chippewa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sault Ste. Marie encompass a land area of 14.77 sq. miles and a water area of 5.39 sq. miles. Chippewa County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 617 feet.
The City of Sault Ste. Marie 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Sault Sainte Marie: Saint Marys Falls, Sault de Sainte Marie, Sault Ste. Marie.
|Total Population||13,529 (100%)|
|Population in Households||12,726 (94.1%)|
|Population in Families||8,758 (64.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||803 ( 5.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$39,665|
|Average Household Income||$53,837|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$23,340|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||6,598 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,937 (44.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,860 (43.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||801 (12.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$98,778|
|Average Home Value||$138,968|
|Housing Affordability Index3||185|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.27%|
|Per Capita Income||1.79%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.23%|
The table below compares Sault Sainte Marie to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 78||89th|
|Population Density||# 361||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 609||12th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 273||39th|
|Per Capita Income||# 513||26th|
|Diversity Index||# 75||89th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.