The Shields Census Designated Place had a population of 6,522 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Shields is located at latitude 43.4153 and longitude -84.0564 in Saginaw County. The formal boundaries for the Shields Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 6.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Saginaw County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.
The Shields Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393234) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Shields: Shields Corners.
|Total Population||6,522 (100%)|
|Population in Households||6,425 (98.5%)|
|Population in Families||5,210 (79.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||97 ( 1.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$60,164|
|Average Household Income||$78,424|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$33,317|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,973 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,188 (73.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||612 (20.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||172 ( 5.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$151,993|
|Average Home Value||$213,672|
|Housing Affordability Index3||209|
|Average Household Size||2.29|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.03%|
|Per Capita Income||1.59%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.13%|
The table below compares Shields to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 148||79th|
|Population Density||# 321||54th|
|Median Household Income||# 184||74th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 312||45th|
|Per Capita Income||# 161||77th|
|Diversity Index||# 305||56th|
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