Bay City, Michigan 

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MICHIGAN TOTAL CASES REPORTED

98,689

US TOTAL CASES REPORTED

5,147,298

updated daily at 9 AM PST
source Kaiser Family Foundation

Population

33,736

-4.3% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Best Places to Live in Bay City, Michigan

Small industrial city - Eastern Michigan at the head of Saginaw Bay. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Bay City, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby recreation
-Historic downtown
Cons
-Cloudy, wet climate
-Educational attainment
-Industrial landscape

 $325,000 
7444 Cypress Pointe Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 2774 SqFt
 $82,000 
1310 S Jackson St
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1600 SqFt
 $65,000 
1290 S Tuscola Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1708 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Bay City Metro Area

Bay City, part of the tri-city area including Saginaw and Midland generally located on the Saginaw Bay, which forms the “thumb” of Michigan’s “hand.” Bay City is a natural Great Lakes port and center for shipping, and has a vast industrial presence including GM, Dow Chemical, Dow Corning, and a number of smaller chemical, forest products and other basic industries, drawn by transportation, timber, and local brine deposits. The landscape nearby and especially toward Saginaw Bay is pretty industrial, but early industrial history and prosperity brought a then-attractive and now historic downtown and waterfront which is well preserved today and sits upstream from the industrial areas.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Michigan
County: Bay County
Metro Area: Bay City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Bay City
Zip Codes: 48708
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 595 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Bay City is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Bay City jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Bay City's cost of living is 27.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Bay City's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Bay City, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Bay county flipped Republican in the last Presidential election, after voting Democratic in the previous four. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Bay City's population is 33,736 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 4.3%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Bay City is $59,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Bay City public schools spend $9,113 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.2 students per teacher in Bay City. More Education


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Housing Market in Bay City

It's a good time to buy in Bay City. Home Appreciation is up 6.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Bay City Real Estate

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Reviews for Bay City   7 Reviews
Growing Community. Great For Young Families. - 9/2/2018
Bay City offers low prices for homes due to lower population (Current lower demand). Years ago, the population was more than 3x as big due to big lumber industry, etc.... Read More

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They've improved the downtown area - 1/2/2017
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Not one of the best places to live. - 12/5/2015
There are many pros to Bay City, it is incredibly cheap to live in and most everything is very affordable. The problem is that the economy is terrible and there aren't... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN BAY CITY, MICHIGAN
48708

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NEW LISTINGS IN BAY CITY
$325,000
7444 Cypress Pointe Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$82,000
1310 S Jackson St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$65,000
1290 S Tuscola Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$269,500
3911 E Kawkawlin River Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$109,900
1711 7th St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$37,000
602 King St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$34,000
200 E Crump St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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