Chesaning, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chesaning, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Chesaning had a population of 2,348 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Chesaning is located at latitude 43.1846 and longitude -84.1199 in Saginaw County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Chesaning (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Saginaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.

The Village of Chesaning (GNIS ID: 2397613) 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 Chesaning is located within Township of Chesaning, a minor civil division (MCD) of Saginaw County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chesaning 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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Chesaning, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,348
Daytime Population: Workers 1,536
Daytime Population: Residents 1,267
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,803
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.19
Population in Households 2,319
Population in Familes 1,857
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 770
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $40,695
Average Household Income $55,728
Per Capita Income $23,702


Total Housing Units 1,099 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 732 (66.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 276 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $105,508
Average Home Value $139,632


Total Households 1,008
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 668
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 -0.27% -0.55%
Households -0.1% -0.44%
Families 0.86% -0.61%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Chesaning, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chesaning 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 # 273 61st
Population Density # 420 39th
Diversity Index # 264 62nd
Median Household Income # 491 29th
Per Capita Income # 339 51st

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