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Overview

Introduction to Saginaw, Texas

Saginaw, Texas is 8 miles W of North Richland Hills, Texas (center to center) and 9 miles N of Fort Worth, Texas. It is in Tarrant county. The city is part of the Fort Worth - Arlington metro area. .

Saginaw History

This area was settled in prior to the Civil War. It began as a small agricultural settlement and was initially called Dido. Three railway lines were constructed through it in the 1880s. The community was named Saginaw in 1882 by Jarvis J. Green, a local landowner, who named it after his hometown. Saginaw established a post office in 1888 and was officially incorporated by the late 1950s.

Saginaw and nearby Attractions

  • William Houston Park
  • Willow Creek Park
  • Marine Creek Lake
  • Rockwood Golf Course
  • Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • Eagle Mountain Golf Course

Things To Do In Saginaw

The city has seven parks that provide standard amenities including picnic areas, jogging trails, and playgrounds. Some of the parks have playground equipment specially designed for the physically challenged. Recreational opportunities are also available at the local recreation and aquatic center. These include tennis courts, basketball, and volleyball courts. The city also has a community center, a senior center, and a public library.

Saginaw Transportation

Fort Worth Meacham International Airport is a few minutes' drive away.

Saginaw Higher Education

Tarrant County College, Texas Christian University, and Texas Wesleyan University are nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population21,680
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens9.2%
Employed Population 16+10,613
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married55.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.1%
Median Earnings25+$44,425
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,413
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,151

Wealth

Median Family Income$84,443
% Above Poverty Level91.9%
% Below Poverty Level8.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone14.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,174
Median House Value$130,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)42.1%
German14.5%
Irish11.4%
English7.4%
Dutch2.3%
French Except Basque1.8%
Scottish1.7%
Polish1.7%
Italian1.1%
Swedish0.9%
Danishn0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Czech0.6%
Finnish0.6%
Arab0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Welsh0.2%
African0.2%
Belizean0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
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Saginaw Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tarrant County
Standard Zip Codes76179, 76131
Phone Area Codes817, 682
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.91
Approximate Longitude-97.43

Saginaw Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationEAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance5 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 96 F
Oct Temp55 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.1 inches
StationBENBROOK DAM
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 97 F
Oct Temp55 to 79 F
Annual Precip34 inches
StationDENTON 2 SE
Distance28.1 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp52 to 74 F
Jul Temp73 to 94 F
Oct Temp54 to 76 F
Annual Precip37.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blue Mound3,263$46,793

Saginaw Public Libraries

John Ed Keeter Public Library
355 W MCLEROY BLVD
Saginaw, Texas
(817) 230-0300

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Saginaw Public Schools

Saginaw H S
800 N Blue Mound Rd
ZIP: 76131
(817) 306-0914
High
Total Enrollment 1785
Willow Creek El
1100 Mcleroy Blvd
ZIP: 76131
(817) 232-2845
Primary
Total Enrollment 715
Saginaw El
301 W Mcleroy Blvd
ZIP: 76179
(817) 232-0631
Primary
Total Enrollment 416
Weldon Hafley Development Ctr
616 W Mcelroy
ZIP: 76179
(817) 232-2071
Primary
Total Enrollment 261

Saginaw Private Schools

Endless Discoveries Child Development Center
823 Towne Ct
ZIP: 76179
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
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