The City of Essexville is best described today as a bedroom community. Essexville is primarily a residential community whose residents commute to job opportunities within the Saginaw-Bay City-Midland region.
Essexville’s neighborhoods and residential properties are well maintained with over 85% of single family homes owner occupied.
The Woodside Avenue Business District has a collection of convenience and specialty businesses. The Saginaw River waterfront within the City of Essexville is utilized for bulk storage of petroleum products, cement, stone, agricultural products. Essexville is the closest port to the Saginaw Bay.
Geographic area: 1.41 square miles (land: 1.3 square miles; water: 0.11 square miles) Located on the Saginaw River.
Population: 3,478 (2010 US Census)
Housing: 1,527 housing units
Median Housing Value: $84,084 (estimated 2011)
Median Household Income: $48,535 (estimated 2011)