Ada is a somewhat small township located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 14,412 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ada is the 85th largest community in Michigan.
Ada real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Ada house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Ada is a decidedly white-collar township, with fully 93.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ada is a township of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ada who work in healthcare (16.81%), management occupations (16.68%), and office and administrative support (11.10%).
Of important note, Ada is also a township of artists. Ada has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ada’s character.
Also of interest is that Ada has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.84% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Ada is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Ada a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The township’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Ada has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Ada’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Ada. 64.32% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Ada in 2018 was $67,043, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $268,172 for a family of four.
Ada is a somewhat ethnically-diverse township. The people who call Ada home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ada residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Ada include German, Dutch, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Ada is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.