Living in Saginaw, MI

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Saginaw SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
4
Commute
9

Saginaw, MI Crime Report

1,669
Total Crimes
3,455.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
34.53%
Above National Average

Saginaw, MI Cost Of Living

81
Saginaw's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Saginaw, Michigan Info Snack

Saginaw (/sæn/) is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the seat of Saginaw County. The city of Saginaw and Saginaw County are both located in the area known as Mid-Michigan or Central Michigan. The city of Saginaw is located adjacent to Saginaw Charter Township and is considered part of the Tri-City area, along with neighboring Bay City and Midland. The Saginaw County MSA had a population of 196,542 in 2013. The city is also the largest municipality within the Saginaw, Midland, and Bay City Metropolitan Area.
Population
48,997
Unemployment
14.9%
Poverty
34.5%
Median Home
$39,400
Median Income
$29,885
Median Rent
$710

Saginaw, MI Photos

Rankings for Saginaw in Michigan

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Map Of Saginaw, MI

Population over time in Saginaw

Year Population % Change
2017 48,997 -0.7%
2016 49,366 -1.1%
2015 49,892 -0.8%
2014 50,288 -0.8%
2013 50,700 -0.9%
2012 51,165 -1.2%
2011 51,776 -1.4%
2010 52,525 -1.8%
2009 53,463 -
Crime/100k Saginaw MI USA
Violent Crime 1621.1 449.4 368.9
Murder 22.8 5.5 5.0
Robbery 178.0 56.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 1320.9 310.3 246.8
Property Crime 1834.3 1653.5 2199.5
Burglary 778.4 316.6 376.0
Larceny 869.5 1162.3 1594.6
Car Theft 186.3 174.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Saginaw

White
37.1% (18,174)
African American
43.5% (21,321)
American Indian
0.2% (118)
Asian
0.5% (267)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (47)
Two Or More
4.2% (2,035)
Hispanic
14.4% (7,035)
Race Saginaw MI USA
White 37.1% 75.2% 61.1%
African American 43.5% 13.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.5% 3.0% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.2% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.4% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Saginaw, Michigan

Less than $10,000
17.2% (841,179)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.0% (492,160)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.1% (742,099)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.3% (702,517)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.5% (757,285)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.9% (731,146)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.9% (337,815)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.7% (231,268)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.7% (33,607)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (30,620)
Income Saginaw MI USA
Less than $10,000 17.2% 6.9% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.0% 4.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.1% 10.1% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.3% 10.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.5% 13.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.9% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.9% 12.4% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.7% 13.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 4.8% 7.0%

Gender in Saginaw

Female
51.2% (25,072)
Male
48.8% (23,925)
Gender Saginaw MI USA
Female 51.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Saginaw for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,959)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (6,859)
High School / GED
37.0% (18,128)
Some College
25.0% (12,249)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (3,919)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (3,919)
Master's Degree
3.0% (1,469)
Professional Degree
1.0% (489)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Saginaw MI USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

2 Reviews & Comments About Saginaw

Overall User Rating
4.5
/5

Hazen Stevens

I live in Saginaw, it's pretty chill but the good part is the township because I live in golfside and I'm a member of the country club

Edit: the township schools are great


HomeSnacks User

I love Saginaw Michigan its a great place and I love how beautiful and amazing this city is I wish I lived there again. This is my home town.

I love the trees, the apples, pumpkin farms.

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