Saugatuck, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 978 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 459  (46.9%)
Females: 519  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

50.0 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49453.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,802 (it was $44,318 in 2000)
Saugatuck:

$60,802
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $51,026 (it was $34,382 in 2000)

Saugatuck city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $278,742 (it was $193,900 in 2000)
Saugatuck:

$278,742
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $181,768; detached houses: $199,982; townhouses or other attached units: $158,653; in 2-unit structures: $163,281; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $110,743; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,353; mobile homes: $50,664

Median gross rent in 2017: $595.

March 2019 cost of living index in Saugatuck: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.5%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Saugatuck, MI (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Saugatuck, Michigan as of August 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Saugatuck is 319 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: Dutch (12.2%), American (12.0%), English (11.1%), German (10.2%), Polish (5.7%), Irish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 1.19 square miles.

Population density: 821 people per square mile   (low).

Saugatuck, Michigan map

41 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 1.5% Europe).

This city:

4.2%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,647 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,121 (1.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.66 N, Longitude: 86.20 W

Area code: 269

Distribution of median household income in Saugatuck, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Saugatuck, MI in 2017
Saugatuck satellite photo by USGS

Saugatuck tourist attractions:

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
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $372,800
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $830,900
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $610,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Saugatuck, MI residents
Average permit cost in Saugatuck, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +127 (+13.5%).
Most common industries in Saugatuck, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.3%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.7%)
  • Health care (13.6%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Saugatuck, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Top executives (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in Saugatuck, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Saugatuck, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

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.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

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

City:

0.0131
U.S.:

0.0098

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 Saugatuck 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 the city 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 the city 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 (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, 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

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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Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Butch Jones - Football player.

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Saugatuck:

Marital status in Saugatuck, MI
  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Saugatuck:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Saugatuck
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Saugatuck, MI (based on Allegan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Allegan County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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
This county:

3.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegan County:

28.1%
State:

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

13.6%
Michigan:

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
Streets and Highways 5$18,235$43,7640$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,660$63,9607$500
Financial Administration 1$4,920$59,0400$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$33,815$50,7237$500

Saugatuck government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $879,000 ($898.77)
    General - Other: $593,000 ($606.34)
    Police Protection: $563,000 ($575.66)
    Central Staff Services: $343,000 ($350.72)
    Regular Highways: $191,000 ($195.30)
    Financial Administration: $135,000 ($138.04)
    General Public Buildings: $22,000 ($22.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $135,000 ($138.04)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $563,000 ($575.66)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $622,000 ($635.99)

Saugatuck government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $600,000 ($613.50)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($16.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($17.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $126,000 ($128.83)
    Other: $9,000 ($9.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $295,000 ($301.64)
    Special Assessments: $36,000 ($36.81)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($14.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($8.18)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $136,000 ($139.06)
    General Local Government Support: $81,000 ($82.82)
    Other: $78,000 ($79.75)
  • Tax - Property: $2,160,000 ($2208.59)
    Other License: $13,000 ($13.29)

Saugatuck government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,205,000 ($3277.10)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,095,000 ($3164.62)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $110,000 ($112.47)

Saugatuck government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,700,000 ($3783.23)

7.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($54,388 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ottawa County, MI  2.02% ($52,279 average AGI)
from Kent County, MI  1.49% ($55,112)
from Kalamazoo County, MI  0.85% ($42,765)


7.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,447 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Ottawa County, MI  1.87% ($45,252 average AGI)
to Kent County, MI  1.21% ($49,535)
to Kalamazoo County, MI  0.93% ($42,197)
Businesses in Saugatuck, MI
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Subway1
Burger King1UPS1
Sprint Nextel1

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 23, 1987 11:00 AM, Butler, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 24.2mTotal length
  • 62,974Total average daily traffic
  • 11,970Total average daily truck traffic

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 Commercial 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 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/1987, Expiration Date: 10/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/20/2004, Registrant: Midwest Communications, Inc., 904 Grand Ave., Wausau, WI 54403

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • BOOSTER STATION, 6388 Washington Road (Cr 2) (Lat: 42.680333 Lon: -86.172472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21.7 m, Call Sign: WPWF762,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.837 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2012, Expiration Date: 11/06/2022, Certifier: Thomas C Desmet, Registrant: J & K Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • Lat: 42.669944 Lon: -86.183500, Call Sign: WQEU341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.487 MHz, 456.487 MHz, 451.587 MHz, 456.587 MHz, Grant Date: 02/24/2016, Expiration Date: 04/17/2026, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2016, Certifier: Mike Woodke, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/10/2013, Expiration Date: 06/10/2023, Certifier: John Tuckerman, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 180CT , Serial Number: 50632, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 02/08/2010
    Registrant (LLC): Performance Paradise LLC, 3373 Clearview Ln, Saugatuck, MI 49453
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/18/2010
    Registrant (LLC): 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 in Saugatuck, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Saugatuck, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fires - 39 took place in 2012, and the least - 4 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Saugatuck, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.5%), and Outside Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Saugatuck, MI
    • 12347.5%Structure Fires
    • 7930.5%Outside Fires
    • 3212.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 259.7%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Saugatuck, MI
  • 89.0%Utility gas
  • 6.2%Electricity
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 1.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Saugatuck, MI
  • 70.6%Utility gas
  • 21.3%Electricity
  • 4.4%Other fuel
  • 3.8%No fuel used


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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly 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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