Demographics

Learn about the diverse group of people that call the Great Lakes Bay Region home.

Statistics below cover the Region’s eight counties, but more detailed city and township information is available at GreatLakesBaySites.com. Data are provided by the United States Census Bureau and Applied Geographic Solutions.

Saginaw County

  • Population: 195,950
  • Average Household Income: $56,120
  • % College Graduates: 32.2%
  • % Family Households: 64.3%

Bay County

  • Population: 106,916
  • Average Household Income: $61,024
  • % College Graduates: 31.2%
  • % Family Households: 63.8%

Midland County

  • Population: 83,535
  • Average Household Income: $71,585
  • % College Graduates: 54.8%
  • % Family Households: 67%

Isabella County

  • Population: 68,636
  • Average Household Income: $50,518
  • % College Graduates: 38.7%
  • % Family Households: 52.2%

Gratiot County

  • Population: 42,043
  • Average Household Income: $50,931
  • % College Graduates: 22.6%
  • % Family Households: 67.7%

Clare County

  • Population: 30,790
  • Average Household Income: $43,709
  • % College Graduates: 20.2%
  • % Family Households: 65%

Gladwin County

  • Population: 25,640
  • Average Household Income: $48,399
  • % College Graduates: 22.3%
  • % Family Households: 67.2%

Arenac County

  • Population: 15,644
  • Average Household Income: $37,510
  • % College Graduates: 20.6%
  • % Family Households: 66.3%