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South Haven
  • Town in Michigan

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade D+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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South Haven is a town in Michigan with a population of 3,999. South Haven is in Van Buren County. Living in South Haven offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In South Haven there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many retirees live in South Haven and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in South Haven are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$343,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$689
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    542
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    98.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    49.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    2,660.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,730.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    246.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    6%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    41%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    19%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in South Haven

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$63,202
National
$75,149

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