Sawyer Michigan Real Estate
Sawyer is a small, unincorporated village in the Shorewood-Tower Hills-Harbert CDP (Census-Designated Place). The CDP is located within Chikaming Township in Berrien County, and Sawyer is a village in which both the natural landscape and early edifices have been preserved.
Sawyer, MI Geography
Sawyer covers a total area of less than 1 square mile and hosts some of the most intense dune lands, beaches, campgrounds, grape farms, and vineyards.
Sawyer, MI History
Near 1850 a judge in Ohio by the name of Silas Sawyer decided to retire his career on the bench and take part of the expansion of the country by joining the migration to the west. Sawyer purchased 100 acres of land, cleared away the forests, and replaced the forest trees with various fruit trees. Because of the fertile soil and abundant forests, the settlement quickly began to grow with agriculture and timber as its primary revenue sources.
Sawyer, MI Demographics
There are only a couple hundred people living in Sawyer, and most of its residents are Caucasian. The median household income is about $47K, and the median family income is around $54K.
Sawyer, MI Schools
There is a public elementary school in Sawyer and a number of private schools. Sawyer is part of the greater Lake Valley School District in which there are a great number of schools available to students throughout the area.
Sawyer, MI Industry
Just as it began, Sawyer continues to be a prime region for agriculture. Due to its mesmerizing landscape, well preserved dunes, and historical buildings it also benefits greatly from seasonal tourism.