Saginaw

Population: 21,680Median home value: $130,000 89 Ranks better than 99% of areas

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A+ Saginaw Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
C Saginaw Cost of Living Cost of living is 8% higher than Texas
Saginaw
982% less expensive than the US average
Texas
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Saginaw cost of living
B+ Saginaw Crime Total crime is 20% lower than Texas
Total crime
2,41412% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4212% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
15%Year over year crime is up
Saginaw crime
C Saginaw Employment Household income is 48% higher than Texas
Median household income
$81,07047% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$29,1282% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%7% lower than the US average
Saginaw employment
A+ Saginaw Housing Home value is 9% lower than Texas
Median home value
$130,00030% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,17424% higher than the US average
Home ownership
75%18% higher than the US average
Saginaw real estate or Saginaw rentals
A+ Saginaw Schools HS graduation rate is 9% higher than Texas
High school grad. rates
85%3% higher than the US average
School test scores
77%57% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
15:19% lower than the US average
Saginaw K-12 schools

Living in Saginaw, TX

Located in the state of Texas, Saginaw is a medium-sized city with a population of 21,680 people. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (81% White). Given that fact, Saginaw could be considered less diverse than other cities. Saginaw has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 76% of the population is classified as married and 47% have kids.

Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Saginaw could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Texas if you know where to look. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, weather, employment, you can easily compare the best places to live in Saginaw and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Saginaw to Texas and the national average.

Saginaw, TX receives 89/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #47 in Texas and #85 in the USA. Based on this score, Saginaw would be considered a very livable city! Another exciting tidbit, is that Saginaw ranks better than 90% of all US cities! If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Saginaw has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A+), crime (B+), weather (B), education (A+) and housing (A+).

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Saginaw, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Saginaw gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 135 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

Knowing that the Saginaw schools rank highly for test scores plays an important factor in deciding if this area is the right place to live. The average school test scores are 77%, which is far higher than the national average.

For buyers, real estate will be the largest purchase they ever make and it will also be their most valuable asset. For renters, the monthly rent paid on their Saginaw apartments will most likely be their largest expense. Based on tangible metrics like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates, housing in this area has received a score that is well above the average of every other US city.

Assuming that Saginaw meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Saginaw. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Saginaw are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Saginaw come in at $130,000, which is 8.9% lower than the Texas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Saginaw, the home price to income ratio is 1.6, which is 38.5% lower than the Texas average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Saginaw will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Saginaw, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 9.1%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 9.4%.

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Compare Saginaw, TX Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Saginaw, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Far North, Fort Worth855.9141,442
Downtown, Fort Worth848.34,481
West, Arlington8315.382,955
Pantego, Arlington8216.23,418
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Tcu-West Cliff, Fort Worth8111.436,649
Dalworthington Gardens, Arlington8016.82,467
Far Northwest, Fort Worth793.333,891
Far West, Fort Worth789.128,215

Best Cities Near Saginaw, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Frisco, TX9237.3145,646
Keller, TX929.444,250
Westworth Village, TX928.12,632
Coppell, TX9122.840,631
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Bedford, TX9013.448,864
North Richland Hills, TX908.267,994
Willow Park, TX9018.34,691
Carrollton, TX9028.3129,266
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Saginaw, Texas is one of those places that people don't think really exist anymore. Great neighborhoods where the people actually look out for one another and take pride in their homes, and where the crime rate is practically nonexistent. Living in Saginaw is great for us because it's an easy drive to the Dallas/Fort Worth area, and there is so much great stuff to do there! The Fort Worth Zoo is always a fun place to visit with more than 7,000 animals to see. One of my personal favorite attractions is the Fort Worth Ghost Bus Tour, a 2-hour bus tour around the city and surrounding areas featuring some reportedly haunted locations, some of which you can visit on your own after the tour!

The weather here in Saginaw is pretty great year round. It can get pretty warm in the summertime, but that' sjust a good excuse to head out to Burger's Lake for some swimming and picnicking! Saginaw is one of the best areas in Texas to call home!
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Source: The Saginaw, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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