Saugatuck, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 963 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.6%
 
Males: 433  (45.1%)
Females: 530  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  52.5 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49453.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,230 (it was $44,318 in 2000)
Saugatuck:

$60,230
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $38,012 (it was $34,382 in 2000)

Saugatuck city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $324,269 (it was $193,900 in 2000)
Saugatuck:

$324,269
MI:

$117,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $570.

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  • Races in Saugatuck, MI (2010)

    Saugatuck races chart
    • 86093.0%White alone
    • 353.8%Hispanic
    • 141.5%Two or more races
    • 60.6%Black alone
    • 40.4%American Indian alone
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

Races in Saugatuck detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Saugatuck: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.1%), English (12.4%), Irish (10.9%), Dutch (8.8%), Italian (6.8%), United States (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 1.19 square miles.

Population density: 808 people per square mile   (low).

Saugatuck,MI real estate house value index trend

Saugatuck, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Saugatuck:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saugatuck city:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

28 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.5% Oceania, 0.5% Latin America).

This city:

3.1%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Saugatuck, Michigan as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Saugatuck to the number of sex offenders is 93 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,785 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,565 (1.0%)

Saugatuck satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wyoming, MI (30.6 miles , pop. 69,368).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (93.0 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (94.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Douglas, MI (1.0 miles ), Fennville, MI (2.6 miles ), Holland, MI (3.1 miles ), Beechwood, MI (3.3 miles ), Zeeland, MI (3.8 miles ), South Haven, MI (4.3 miles ), Allegan, MI (4.5 miles ), Breedsville, MI (4.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $549,600
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $258,700
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $189,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.66 N, Longitude: 86.20 W

Area code: 269

Saugatuck household income distribution Saugatuck home values distribution

Saugatuck tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +127 (+13.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Saugatuck: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Saugatuck, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Saugatuck-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the Saugatuck city center killed 18 people and injured 340 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 142 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Saugatuck-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 304.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 279.6 miles away from Saugatuck center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 268.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 174.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 308.8 miles away from Saugatuck center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 330.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allegan County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Saugatuck topographic map

Birthplace of: Butch Jones - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Saugatuck:

  • GRACE OF DOUGLAS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DOUGLAS, MI)
  • MEADOWBROOK CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)
  • RESTHAVEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)
  • HEARTLAND OF HOLLAND (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)
  • HOLLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)
  • RESTHAVEN HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)
  • RENAL ADVANTAGE - HOLLAND (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; HOLLAND, MI)

Amtrak station near Saugatuck:

  • 11 miles: HOLLAND (171 LINCOLN AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Saugatuck:

  • 19 miles: Palisades in South Haven, MI.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saugatuck:

  • Hope College (about 11 miles; Holland, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • Grand Valley State University (about 27 miles; Allendale, MI; FT enrollment: 21,982)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (about 35 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 11,296)
  • Calvin College (about 37 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 4,117)
  • Davenport University (about 37 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 6,955)
  • Cornerstone University (about 38 miles; Grand Rapids, MI; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Western Michigan University (about 40 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 20,840)

Public high school in Saugatuck:

Public elementary/middle school in Saugatuck:

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Notable locations in Saugatuck: Gleasons Marina (A), Singapore Yacht Club (B), Tower Marine (C), Saugatuck Yacht Club (D), Schippas Marina (E), Camp Grey (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Saugatuck include: All Saints Episcopal Church (A), Saugatuck United Methodist Church (B), First Congregational Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Goshorn Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Saugatuck include: Gordon W Lloyd Historical Marker (1), All Saints Episcopal Church Historical Marker (2), First Congregational Church Historical Marker (3), Singapore, Michigan Historical Marker (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Four Seasons Inn (6068 Blue Star Highway), Guesthouse Inn - Timberline (3353 Blue Star Hwy), Captains Quarters Motel (3242 Blue Star Highway), Best Western Plaza Hotel (3457 Blue Star Highway), Suites of Saugatuck (560 Campbell Road), Belvedere Inn & Restaurant (3656 63rd Street).

Allegan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 72.8. This is about average.

City:

72.8
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.452. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.452
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.87
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0131. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0131
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.8%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.8 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  47.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 3.1% of all households
7 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Saugatuck, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Saugatuck (2011 data):

  • The Huntington National Bank: Douglas Branch, Douglas Branch, Douglas Branch, Douglas Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Chemical Bank: Saugatuck Branch at 249 Mason Street, branch established on 1965/08/23. Info updated 2010/07/30: Bank assets: $5,331.9 mil, Deposits: $4,367.1 mil, headquarters in Midland, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 146 total offices, Holding Company: Chemical Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Michigan average:

11.0

Saugatuck travel time to work - commute Saugatuck mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Saugatuck city (based on Allegan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,52646
Catholic10,0719
Evangelical Protestant9,31463
Other1,58311
Black Protestant2322
Orthodox421
None79,640-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Allegan County:

1.95 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Allegan County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Allegan County:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Here:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegan County:

28.1%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.5%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.7%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Saugatuck:

21.8%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Saugatuck:

12.3%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Saugatuck:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Saugatuck:

36.7%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Saugatuck:

53.7%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.4%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Saugatuck, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,920$59,0400$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,660$63,9607$500
Streets and Highways 5$18,235$43,7640$0
Totals for Government 8$33,815$50,7237$500

Saugatuck government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $513,000 ($532.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $301,000 ($312.56)
    General - Other: $177,000 ($183.80)
    Financial Administration: $171,000 ($177.57)
    General Public Buildings: $121,000 ($125.65)
    Central Staff Services: $107,000 ($111.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $44,000 ($45.69)
    Sewerage: $14,000 ($14.54)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($6.23)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.04)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $315,000 ($327.10)
    General: $37,000 ($38.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,637,000 ($1699.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($33.23)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($15.58)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $850,000 ($882.66)

Saugatuck government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $166,000 ($172.38)
    All Other: $58,000 ($60.23)
    Parking Facilities: $7,000 ($7.27)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($3.12)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,377,000 ($1429.91)
    Interest Earnings: $54,000 ($56.07)
    Rents: $21,000 ($21.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $224,000 ($232.61)
    All Other: $50,000 ($51.92)
  • Tax - Property: $1,269,000 ($1317.76)
    NEC: $33,000 ($34.27)

Saugatuck government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,385,000 ($1438.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,385,000 ($1438.21)

Saugatuck government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $221,000 ($229.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $631,000 ($655.24)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $253,000 ($262.72)

5.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Ottawa County, MI  1.16% ($35,136 average AGI)
from Kent County, MI  0.98% ($42,372)
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.78% ($37,130)


6.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,035 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.56%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($87 average AGI)
Allegan County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ottawa County, MI  1.39% ($30,361 average AGI)
to Kent County, MI  1.20% ($34,241)
to Kalamazoo County, MI  0.92% ($30,121)

Strongest AM radio stations in Saugatuck:

  • WPNW (1260 AM; 10 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: LANSER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOOD (1300 AM; 20 kW; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMFN (640 AM; 1 kW; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHTC (1450 AM; 1 kW; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZO (590 AM; 5 kW; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FAIRFIELD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Saugatuck:

  • WYVN (92.7 FM; SAUGATUCK, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJQK (99.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: BEACON BC/ING CO. OF WEST MICHIGAN)
  • WGNB (89.3 FM; ZEELAND, MI; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKLQ (94.5 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZUU (92.3 FM; ALLEGAN, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVTI (96.1 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBCT (93.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTHS (89.9 FM; HOLLAND, MI; Owner: HOPE COLLEGE)
  • WGRD-FM (97.9 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF GRAND RAPIDS, INC.)
  • WOOD-FM (105.7 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVGR (104.1 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WCSG (91.3 FM; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: CORNERSTONE UNIVERSITY.)
  • WCSY-FM (98.3 FM; SOUTH HAVEN, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WQXC-FM (100.9 FM; OTSEGO, MI; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZBL (103.7 FM; HARTFORD, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)

TV broadcast stations around Saugatuck:

  • WTLJ (Channel 54; MUSKEGON, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WWMT (Channel 3; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WGVU-TV (Channel 35; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXMI (Channel 17; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOOD-TV (Channel 8; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLLA (Channel 64; KALAMAZOO, MI; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WOTV (Channel 41; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: WOOD LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WUHQ-LP (Channel 29; GRAND RAPIDS, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

Saugatuck fatal accident list:

May 23, 1998 04:22 PM, Butler St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 26, 1987 02:12 AM, Perryman, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 23, 1987 11:00 AM, Butler, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Saugatuck)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 802 Park St (Reservoir) (Lat: 42.666944 Lon: -86.192222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPWF762
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.837 MHzGrant Date: 09/05/2012, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022, Certifier: Thomas C DesmetRegistrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514
  • Lat: 42.669944 Lon: -86.183500, Call Sign: WQEU341
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.487 MHz, 456.487 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 456.587 MHzGrant Date: 02/24/2016, Expiration Date: 04/17/2026, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2016, Certifier: Mike WoodkeRegistrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 42.679611 Lon: -86.148667, Call Sign: WQRL271
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.525 MHz, 467.362 MHzGrant Date: 06/10/2013, Expiration Date: 06/10/2023, Certifier: John TuckermanRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 63rd St, N Blue Star Hwy, 2.5 Mi Ne (Lat: 42.686139 Lon: -86.168083), Structure height: 108 m, Call Sign: KPH948, Licensee ID: L00156377
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.020 MHzGrant Date: 10/22/1987, Expiration Date: 10/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2004Registrant: Midwest Communications, Inc., 904 Grand Ave., Wausau, WI 54403

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Saugatuck)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 139 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7940Y , Serial Number: 30-1032, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/22/1966
    Registrant (Corporation): N7940y LLC, 3373 Clearview Ln, Saugatuck, MI 49453

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$174,50330$174,1781$27,78010$188,741
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$148,4380$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$222,4705$158,2441$23,4201$213,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$104,7502$154,4600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$149,6700$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0308.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$214,2101$94,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0308.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Saugatuck and their reported violations in the past:

LAKETOWN GOLF & CONFERENCE CENTER (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
OVAL BEACH CONCESSION STAND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SAUGATUCK DUNES STATE PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2013)
KINGSLEY KORNERS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SCHOONER DEPOT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Saugatuck that have no violations reported:

  • PINE TRAIL CAMP (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKESHORE RESORT, LLC (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TIMBERLINE MOTEL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 23

Incident types - Saugatuck

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Saugatuck, MI
Most common first names in Saugatuck, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2377.2 years
William2180.1 years
Robert1972.8 years
Ruth1579.9 years
James1473.9 years
Kenneth1167.5 years
Helen1182.5 years
Charles1176.6 years
Margaret1079.9 years
Dorothy983.6 years
Most common last names in Saugatuck, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson781.4 years
Smith672.3 years
Bekken581.2 years
Johnston579.2 years
Sewers574.2 years
Jones483.0 years
Koning488.7 years
Cook479.8 years
Anderson475.0 years
Baker473.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
Businesses in Saugatuck, MI
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Subway1
Burger King1UPS1
Sprint Nextel1

Saugatuck compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Saugatuck on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 9 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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