Southgate, MI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 13,361 housing units in Southgate. This represents a 6.9% growth from 12,504 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 13,361 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Southgate is about 70.8%. Southgate's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.9%. Average household size is 2.33 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Southgate were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom14.70%
Two Bedrooms27.50%
Three Bedrooms46.40%
Four Bedrooms8.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.61
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$109,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$98,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.67
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$605

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage5.30%
Home Equity Loan9.70%
Simple Mortgage47.60%
Debt Free36.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.3%