Saginaw County MI Information


Saginaw County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 194,038
Daytime Population: Workers 94,832
Daytime Population: Residents 108,531
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 203,363
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 186,904
Population in Familes 149,530
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,134
Population Density2 243
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $45,214
Average Household Income $61,314
Per Capita Income $25,235


Total Housing Units 86,844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54,290 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,809 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,745 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $109,340
Average Home Value $138,116


Total Households 77,099
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 50,261
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.43% -0.66%
Households -0.34% -0.61%
Families -0.54% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.57%


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, 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 # 10 89th
Population Density # 14 84th
Diversity Index # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 44 48th
Per Capita Income # 33 61st

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