Saginaw, Michigan 

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Population

49,366

-7.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

11.7%

Median Income

$29,049

Median Home Price

$102,800

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Best Places to Live in Saginaw, Michigan

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

Saginaw, MI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Cost of living and housing
Nearby recreation
Healthcare
Cons
Clouds and rain
Unattractive downtown
Economic cycles


What Bert Has To Say About Saginaw Metro Area

Saginaw is a middle-of-the-road industrial city and gateway to recreational areas in northern Michigan. Once an important forest products processor, that industry has declined somewhat and the area now has more general industry and agricultural processing. Downtown has been in decline for years, although there is a small “Old Town” entertainment district across the Saginaw River. Today, unemployment is a problem in the area, crime rates are high and the weak economy has driven housing prices down to the point where they make national news for how low they are. As a gateway to the region, Saginaw does have a good balance of services and facilities for a city of its size and profile, including higher education, healthcare, air service, and some cultural amenities.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Michigan
County: Saginaw County
Metro Area: Saginaw Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Saginaw
Zip Codes: 48601 48602 48607
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 595 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Saginaw is 11.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Saginaw jobs have increased by 0.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Saginaw's cost of living is 20.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Saginaw's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Saginaw county flipped narrowly Democratic, 49.4% to 49.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Saginaw's population is 49,366 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 7.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Saginaw is Real Estate: $102,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.2%.

SCHOOLS
Saginaw public schools spend $12,256 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.6 students per teacher in Saginaw. More Education



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Housing Market in Saginaw

It's a good time to buy in Saginaw. Home Appreciation is up 6.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Saginaw is $102,800.

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Reviews for Saginaw   11 Reviews
Never live here again - 11/5/2017
I've lived in Saginaw and completely hated it. Dilapidated buildings throughout the city that are being used for crack smokers, drug deals, and other criminal... Read More

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There is something good here. - 3/2/2012
Pros: Cost of Living. This is probably one of the cheapest areas in the country. Cons: Local government has outrageous taxes and fees. No jobs, CRIME!!!!, no... Read More

I only stay cuzza mah job!!!!!! - 6/19/2011
Saginaw is great, if you hate yourself and want to have someone to hate you as well. If you are thinking about moving to our besieged city, here are a few... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SAGINAW, MICHIGAN
48601 48602 48607

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