A great place to live, play and raise a family

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan in the northern part of Van Buren County, South Haven has some of the best schools, shopping, restaurants and amenities any community could hope for. It has a land area of 3.5 Square miles. Homes are located surrounded by woods, ravines or sandy beaches. There is plenty of new construction as well as older, well-established neighborhoods and beachside condos.

Start your search for a home in South Haven with any of these fine Real Estate Companies:

Jaqua Realtors

513 Broadway St.
South Haven, MI 49090
(269) 637-6537
Toll Free: (888)764-2836

Southwest Michigan’s Premier Real Estate Company for over 35 years. Lake Michigan Shoreline and Waterfront Specialists.

Contact us for Real Estate or Relocation information



Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
246 Broadway
South Haven, MI 49090
(269) 639-9998

Beachwalk Properties
426 Phoenix Street
South Haven MI 49090
(269) 727-6125

Castaway Rentals & Real Estate
Terry Zink
343 Bluestar Hwy
South Haven, MI 49090
Phone: (269) 637-1602

Carlson & Associates
548 Phoenix Street
South Haven, MI 49090
(269)637-5281

Coldwell Banker Weber-Seiler Realtors
455 Broadway Street
South Haven, MI 49090
(269) 637-1141
or (800) 637-1141

ERA Network Real Estate
04950 Ceceila Drive
South Haven MI 49090
(269) 637-5401

RE/MAX of South Haven
205 Broadway Street
South Haven, MI 49090
(269) 637-5101

Shores of South Haven
300 Kalamazoo Street
South Haven, MI 49090
(269) 637-8555

South Haven Real Estate
511 Phoenix St.
South Haven, MI 49090
(269) 639-9998

United Country Lake to Lake Realty
418 Broadway
South Haven, MI 49090
269-352-1381

Stuff you need to know…

Once living here, you’ll need government and utility services. Make them part of your decision making process now:

  • City of South Haven
    Water/Sewer – 269-637-0710
    Electric – 269-637-0710

  • Consumers Energy – 800-477-5050
  • GTE Telephone – 800-483-4600
  • Michigan Gas Utilities – 800-303-0752
  • Post Office – 336 Broadway St South Haven, MI
  • Secretary of State Office – 73185 Phoenix Rd South Haven, MI :: 269-637-3639

A word about taxes…

South Haven properties are subject to taxes. Property taxes on your property are dependent upon the location (e.g. City or township) and the property’s classification (residential/homestead or business/non-homestead).

Community Schools

Visit www.shps.org for information about the South Haven Public School System, www.lakemichigancollege.edu/campuses/southhaven/ for information on the Lake Michigan College campus or sh.wmich.edu for information about Western Michigan University classes taught here in South Haven.

Community Profile
Information based on 2000 census

Population (year 2000): 5,021, Est. population in July 2002: 4,981 (-0.8% change)
Males: 2,312 (46.0%), Females: 2,709 (54.0%)

Median resident age: 42.1 years
Median household income: $35,885 (year 2000)
Median house value: $123,000 (year 2000)

For population 25 years and over in South Haven, Michigan

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Haven, Michigan

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 12.8%