Ada is a medium-sized town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 22,393 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Ada is the 68th largest community in Michigan.
Ada home prices are not only among the most expensive in Michigan, but Ada real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Ada is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Ada is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ada who work in management occupations (17.70%), sales jobs (13.06%), and healthcare (12.89%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.48% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 town’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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
If knowledge is power, Ada is a pretty powerful place. 66.59% 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 $60,174, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $240,696 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, English, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Ada is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.