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Ada, MI
Real Estate & Demographic Data

Ada profile

Living in Ada

Ada is a somewhat small township located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 14,447 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.

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.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.38% 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Ada really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Ada perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

If knowledge is power, Ada is a pretty powerful place. 68.88% of the adults in Ada have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Ada in 2018 was $74,022, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $296,088 for a family of four.

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.