Saginaw, Michigan Population 2021

47,725
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Saginaw is a city located in Saginaw County Michigan. It is also the county seat of Saginaw County. With a 2020 population of 47,725, it is the 27th largest city in Michigan and the 827th largest city in the United States . Saginaw is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -7.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 51,508 in 2010. Saginaw reached it's highest population of 98,265 in 1960. Spanning over 18 miles, Saginaw has a population density of 2,794 people per square mile.

The average household income in Saginaw is $40,509 with a poverty rate of 34.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $734 per month, and the median house value is $40,100. The median age in Saginaw is 35 years, 33.1 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Saginaw Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Saginaw was:

  • White: 46.46%
  • Black or African American: 43.71%
  • Two or more races: 6.30%
  • Other race: 2.75%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Saginaw, Michigan is 47,725 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,310.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 51,508.

Saginaw, Michigan Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021190,035-252-0.13%
2020190,287-252-0.13%
2019190,539-252-0.13%
2018190,791-1,174-0.62%
2017191,965-542-0.28%
2016192,507-798-0.41%
2015193,305-1,943-1.01%
2014195,248-1,546-0.79%
2013196,794-1,569-0.80%
2012198,363-536-0.27%
2011198,899-963-0.48%
2010199,8620.00%

Saginaw Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,60446.46%
Black or African American21,26343.71%
Two or More Races3,0636.30%
Some Other Race1,3372.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native2260.46%
Asian1570.32%
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Saginaw Population by Race

Saginaw Population Pyramid $2021

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Saginaw Median Age

35


Total

33.1


Male

36.7


Female

Saginaw Adults

There are 35,902 adults, (6,345 of whom are seniors) in Saginaw.

Saginaw Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Saginaw Sex Ratio

Female

25,254

51.91%

Male

23,396

48.09%

Saginaw Population by Age

Saginaw Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Saginaw Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All56.2%43.8%
Male54.2%45.8%
Non Family51.8%48.2%
Female38.3%61.7%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Saginaw Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All19,6892.456.2
Non Family8,3351.1951.8
Married5,0543.2981.7
Female4,9643.3238.3
Male1,3363.1654.2

3.16

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Saginaw Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4634.72%
9th to 12th Grade4,21613.61%
High School Graduate11,42436.88%
Some College7,67324.77%
Associates Degree2,8099.07%
Bachelors Degree2,2637.31%
Graduate Degree1,1253.63%
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Saginaw Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Saginaw Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,67811,6072,002
Black12,48210,1131,032
Hispanic3,8452,820212
2+ Races1,11886998
Other Race1,05469662
Native American13811549
Asian13110235

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 35.51%.

Saginaw Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,841$26,593$22,216
Less Than 9th Grade$17,931$20,321$13,552
High School Graduate$19,597$22,358$18,068
Some College$25,357$29,058$24,092
Bachelors Degree$40,234$40,544$37,298
Graduate Degree$53,074$61,025$51,168

$23,841

Average Earnings

$26,593

Average Male

$22,216

Average Female

Saginaw Earnings by Educational Attainment

Saginaw Language by Age

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Saginaw Language

94.60% of Saginaw residents speak only English, while 5.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.15% of the population.

Saginaw Language

Saginaw Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black20,8978,40640.23%
White17,7764,45125.04%
Hispanic7,0733,02542.77%
Multiple3,0141,35544.96%
Other1,31431323.82%
Native2264921.68%
Asian1571811.46%

34.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.65%

Male Poverty Rate

36.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Saginaw

The race most likely to be in poverty in Saginaw is Multiple, with 44.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Saginaw is Asian, with 11.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.87%.

Saginaw Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.09%
High School32.70%
Some College25.10%
Bachelors or Greater8.22%

Saginaw Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.06%
Male Unemployed52.86%
Female Employed22.23%
Male Employed15.46%

Saginaw Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Saginaw Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,582$40,509
Families$34,840$46,106
Married Families$54,976$64,847
Non Families$20,279$30,602
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Income by Household Type

Saginaw Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.8%

Male Marriage Rate

27.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Saginaw Married by Age and Sex

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Saginaw Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Saginaw Marital Status by Race

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Saginaw Marital Status

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2,343

Number of Veterans

2,151

Male Veterans

192

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam788
First Gulf War515
Second Gulf War280
Korea222
World War II134

Saginaw Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54695
65 to 74557
75+519
55 to 64452
18 to 34120

Saginaw Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4017.80%
Black7955.33%
Hispanic1693.73%
2+ Races966.01%
Other Race474.13%
Native American42.74%

Saginaw Veterans by Race

Saginaw Veterans by Education

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19.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Saginaw Veterans by Education

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55.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

13.7%

Unemployment Rate

Saginaw Employment by Age

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Saginaw Employment by Race

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Saginaw Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.59%

Born in Saginaw

98.42%

Native Born

1.58%

Foreign Born

1.01%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.42% of Saginaw residents were born in the United States, with 81.59% having been born in Michigan. 1.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Saginaw Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202147,725-195-0.41%
202047,920-195-0.41%
201948,115-195-0.40%
201848,310-386-0.79%
201748,696-206-0.42%
201648,902-328-0.67%
201549,230-568-1.14%
201449,798-474-0.94%
201350,272-456-0.90%
201250,728-284-0.56%
201151,012-351-0.68%
201051,363-10,436-1.83%
200061,799-7,713-1.17%
199069,512-7,996-1.08%
198077,508-14,341-1.68%
197091,849-6,416-0.67%
196098,2655,3470.56%
195092,91810,1241.16%
194082,7942,0790.25%
193080,71518,8122.69%
192061,90311,3932.05%
191050,5108,1651.78%
190042,345-3,977-0.89%
189046,32235,79715.97%
188010,5253,0653.50%
18707,4600.00%

Saginaw Population by Year