Michigan City, IN


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Michigan City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 31,459 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Michigan City is the 28th largest community in Indiana.

Michigan City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Michigan City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Michigan City who work in office and administrative support (12.47%), sales jobs (11.94%), and food service (8.67%).

The citizens of Michigan City are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.49% of adults in Michigan City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Michigan City in 2010 was $18,795, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,180 for a family of four.

Michigan City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Michigan City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Michigan City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Michigan City include Irish, Polish, English, and French .

The most common language spoken in Michigan City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.