Attica, MI


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Attica is a tiny town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 990 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Attica is the 476th largest community in Michigan.

When you are in Attica, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.02% of Attica’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Attica is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Attica who work in maintenance occupations (13.90%), office and administrative support (12.74%), and sales jobs (5.41%).

Of important note, Attica is also a town of artists. Attica has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Attica’s character.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Attica has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Attica has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Attica than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Attica may be for you.

In Attica, just 7.04% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Attica in 2010 was $19,575, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,300 for a family of four. However, Attica contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Attica is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.

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