Ahmeek is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 150 people and just one neighborhood, Ahmeek is the 619th largest community in Michigan. Ahmeek has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Ahmeek is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.36% of the Ahmeek workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ahmeek is a village of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ahmeek who work in maintenance occupations (13.64%), office and administrative support (12.12%) and management occupations (10.61%).
A relatively large number of people in Ahmeek telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 18.18% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Ahmeek spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 13.33 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the village are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small village, Ahmeek doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.