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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B+
Birch Run Township is located in Michigan with a population of 5,761. Birch Run Township is in Saginaw County. Living in Birch Run Township offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Birch Run Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Birch Run Township are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$149,800
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$806
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    41%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%

Working in Birch Run Township

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,685
National
$55,322
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Birch Run Township Reviews

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I honestly decided to make this review because when I googled my hometown the first question was "Is Birch Run safe?". In my opinion you are more likely to be harmed by a snail before a resident of Birch Run. Either way its a humble town to raise children, or to visit and get discount clothing.
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Quiet. Close to town but still far enough away from city. Safe. Country living. Family living g. Not corporate. Shopping, food, fun.
Birch run township is a family friendly town. They have lots activities for family to enjoy. The schools are great and the teachers are awesome.