Saginaw County, MI

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2022 Population
189,821
0.377% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41
0.49% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18.2%
1.32% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$56,579
7.26% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$131,100
14.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
81,523
0.162% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Saginaw County, MI had a population of 190k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $56,579. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Saginaw County, MI declined from 190,540 to 189,821, a −0.377% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,749 to $56,579, a 7.26% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Saginaw County, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.4%), White (Hispanic) (3.97%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.78%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.75%).

None of the households in Saginaw County, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Saginaw County, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Saginaw County, MI are Saginaw Valley State University (1,730 degrees awarded in 2022), Dorsey College-Saginaw (110 degrees), and Ross Medical Education Center-Saginaw (47 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Saginaw County, MI was $131,100, and the homeownership rate was 72.7%.

Most people in Saginaw County, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Saginaw County, MI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Saginaw County, MI is home to a population of 190k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.38% of Saginaw County, MI residents were born outside of the country (4.51k people).

In 2022, there were 3.71 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (130k people) in Saginaw County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.54k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Saginaw County, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Saginaw County, MI was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Saginaw County, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    130k ± 317
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    35k ± 512
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7.54k ± 908
9.04%
Hispanic Population
17.2k people

In 2022, there were 3.71 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (130k people) in Saginaw County, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 35k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.54k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.04% of the people in Saginaw County, MI are hispanic (17.2k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    79,402 ± 6,891 people
  2. India
    76,527 ± 6,766 people
  3. Iraq
    57,451 ± 5,868 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 79,402 Michigan residents, followed by India with 76,527 and Iraq with 57,451.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.38%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.51k people
2.45%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.68k people

As of 2022, 2.38% of Saginaw County, MI residents (4.51k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Saginaw County, MI was 2.45%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,983 ± 360
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,437 ± 254
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,333 ± 299

Saginaw County, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Saginaw County, MI employs 81.5k people. The largest industries in Saginaw County, MI are Health Care & Social Assistance (15,186 people), Manufacturing (13,734 people), and Retail Trade (9,500 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($62,143), Public Administration ($58,712), and Finance & Insurance ($56,256).

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,244. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

81.5k
2022 Value
± 2,009
−0.162%
1 Year decline
± 3.49%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Saginaw County, MI declined at a rate of −0.162%, from 81.7k employees to 81.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Saginaw County, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,955 people), Production Occupations (7,946 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (7,477 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Saginaw County, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

81.5k
2022 Value
± 2,009
−0.162%
1 Year decline
± 3.49%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Saginaw County, MI declined at a rate of −0.162%, from 81.7k employees to 81.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Saginaw County, MI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (15,186 people), Manufacturing (13,734 people), and Retail Trade (9,500 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Saginaw County, MI, though some of these residents may live in Saginaw County, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,811
Median earning men ± $1,106
$31,620
Median earning women ± $1,188

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($68,859), Manufacturing ($58,209), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($56,972).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,779), Public Administration ($49,286), and Construction ($47,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 23.6%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 2,036
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,022
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 1,006
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Saginaw County, MI went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.974%).

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Saginaw County, MI awarded 1,887 degrees. The student population of Saginaw County, MI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,471 male students and 4,924 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Saginaw County, MI are White (1,449 and 79.9%), followed by Black or African American (140 and 7.72%), Hispanic or Latino (83 and 4.58%), and Two or More Races (65 and 3.59%).

The largest universities in Saginaw County, MI by number of degrees awarded are Saginaw Valley State University (1,730 and 91.7%), Dorsey College-Saginaw (110 and 5.83%), and Ross Medical Education Center-Saginaw (47 and 2.49%).

The most popular majors in Saginaw County, MI are Registered Nursing (178 and 9.43%), Social Work (115 and 6.09%), and General Special Education & Teaching (96 and 5.09%).

The median tuition cost in Saginaw County, MI for a public four year colleges is $11,565 for in-state students and $27,164 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Saginaw County, MI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 76.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 18.8%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 7,395 (33.4% men and 66.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 7,395 students enrolled in Saginaw County, MI, 33.4% men and 66.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,553 records, of which 67.7% were women and 32.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 178 degrees awarded
  2. 82 degrees awarded
  3. 77 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Saginaw County, MI was Registered Nursing with 178 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Saginaw County, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,730 degrees awarded
  2. 110 degrees awarded
  3. 47 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Saginaw Valley State University with 1,730 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 521 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Saginaw County, MI, which is 0.381 times less than the 1,366 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,449 degrees mean that there were 10.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 140 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($29,280) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($2,400) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,100) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 0.784% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.31M), Some college (1.92M), and Bachelors Degree (1.42M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Saginaw County, MI was $131,100 in 2022, which is 0.465 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $114,400 to $131,100, a 14.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Saginaw County, MI is 72.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Saginaw County, MI have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Saginaw County, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Saginaw County, MI is $56,579. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Saginaw County, MI was Census Tract 105.01 with a value of $100,750, followed by Census Tract 131 and Census Tract 103.03, with respective values of $86,859 and $84,766.

In 2022, 14.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Saginaw County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.39%.

Property

$131,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,799
$56,740
Median Property Taxes
±$1,606

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Saginaw County, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.7%
Homeownership
2022
60.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.7% of the housing units in Saginaw County, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 105.01
  2. Census Tract 131
  3. Census Tract 103.03

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Saginaw County, MI was Census Tract 105.01 with a value of $100,750, followed by Census Tract 131 and Census Tract 103.03, with respective values of $86,859 and $84,766.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Saginaw County, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$56,579
Median Household Income
± $1,405
78k
Number of Households
± 2,004

In 2022, the median household income of the 78k households in Saginaw County, MI grew to $56,579 from the previous year's value of $52,749.

The following chart displays the households in Saginaw County, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Saginaw County, MI is from Michigan.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2022, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.473% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.71%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.98%)

In 2022, 80.8% of workers in Saginaw County, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.71%) and those who worked at home (6.98%).

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Commute Time

22 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Saginaw County, MI have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.43% of the workforce in Saginaw County, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 14.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Saginaw County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.39%.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Saginaw County, MI (33.5k out of 184k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Saginaw County, MI is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 22.1% of the children was living in poverty in Saginaw County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 6%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 634 in Saginaw County, MI. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 224 per 100,000 population.

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Health

95.5% of the population of Saginaw County, MI has health coverage, with 43.6% on employee plans, 24% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 0.988% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Saginaw County, MI see 1162 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.769% decrease from the previous year (1171 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1356 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 328 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,162 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Saginaw County, MI

Primary care physicians in Saginaw County, MI see an average of 1,162 patients per year. This represents a 0.769% decrease from the previous year (1,171 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.1% under 18 years, 20.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.47%
Uninsured
43.6%
Employer Coverage
24%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
0.988%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Saginaw County, MI grew by 5.1% from 4.25% to 4.47%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 71.6 in Saginaw County, MI.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 41.7% in Saginaw County, MI.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.85% in Saginaw County, MI.

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