Bad Axe is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,011 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bad Axe is the 277th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Bad Axe is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Bad Axe is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bad Axe who work in office and administrative support (18.86%), sales jobs (17.62%), and management occupations (7.57%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.08 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Bad Axe does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Bad Axe with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.71% of adults in Bad Axe have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bad Axe in 2010 was $19,950, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,800 for a family of four. However, Bad Axe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Bad Axe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bad Axe residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bad Axe include Polish, English, Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Bad Axe is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Tagalog.