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Birch Run, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Birch Run had a population of 1,534 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Birch Run, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,534
Daytime Population: Workers 2,650
Daytime Population: Residents 792
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,442
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.24
Population in Households 1,534
Population in Familes 1,192
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 813
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $52,552
Average Household Income $68,325
Per Capita Income $28,031


Total Housing Units 708 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 418 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 231 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $123,762
Average Home Value $125,718


Total Households 649
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 407
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 -0.19% -0.49%
Households -0.13% -0.44%
Families 0.31% -0.6%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   3.63%

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, 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 # 354 49th
Population Density # 399 42nd
Diversity Index # 230 67th
Median Household Income # 215 69th
Per Capita Income # 196 72nd

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