Saginaw County MI Information


Saginaw County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 193,725
Population in Households 186,648
Population in Familes 148,045
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,077
Population Density1 242
Diversity Index2 51


Median Household Income $47,282
Average Household Income $64,024
Per Capita Income $26,334


Total Housing Units 86,844 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54,430 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,627 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,787 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $120,154
Average Home Value $149,510


Total Households 77,057
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 50,089
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.4% -0.49%
Households -0.3% -0.45%
Families -0.52% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.7%


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, 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 # 11 88th
Population Density # 14 84th
Diversity Index # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 39 54th
Per Capita Income # 31 64th

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