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Saugatuck is a city in Allegan County, in the Allegan metro area.

The community name derives from Indian term for "river's mouth"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Saugatuck. For links to other places called Saugatuck, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Saugatuck is 42.655N. The longitude is -86.201W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,037.


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Median household income
Local
$44,318
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Saugatuck demographic reports
Saugatuck is on Lake Kalamazoo, near the mouth of the Kalamazoo River at Lake Michigan
Former and merged names include:
· Kalamazoo
· Newark
Former lumber town
Filming location for:
· 2002 movie, "Road to Perdition"
Local festivals include:
  • Waterfront Film Festival - June 7-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Saugatuck web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Oval Beach

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Saugatuck demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49406 ZIP code.

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20% of Saugatuck residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Saugatuck ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Saugatuck was $34,382, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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42% of Saugatuck residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Saugatuck, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $412.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,277.


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Allegan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Saugatuck political report.

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The average commute time for Saugatuck workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Saugatuck include Best Western Plaza Hotel, Park House Inn.

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