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Addison, MI

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Overview


Addison is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 587 people and just one neighborhood, Addison is the 548th largest community in Michigan. Addison has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Addison is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.84% of the Addison workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Addison is a village of professionals, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Addison who work in healthcare (17.81%), management occupations (8.50%), and food service (6.48%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Being a small village, Addison does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

In terms of college education, Addison is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.88% of adults 25 and older in Addison have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Addison in 2022 was $24,121, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,484 for a family of four. However, Addison contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Addison home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Addison residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Addison include German, English, Polish, Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Addison is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Greek.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Real Estate

Despite all of the residential real estate here in the neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 37.8%, which is higher than 97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.9% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Michigan, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Michigan.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Addison are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 60.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 37.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (27.4%), and 7.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.5% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Addison, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (19.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (6.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (10.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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