Berrien Springs is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,727 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Berrien Springs is the 381st largest community in Michigan.
Berrien Springs real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Berrien Springs house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages, Berrien Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Berrien Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Berrien Springs is a village of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Berrien Springs who work in food service (10.43%), healthcare (10.06%), and office and administrative support (9.57%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.38% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
As is often the case in a small village, Berrien Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Berrien Springs citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.55% of adults in Berrien Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Berrien Springs in 2018 was $26,670, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,680 for a family of four. However, Berrien Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Berrien Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Berrien Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Berrien Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Berrien Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.57% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Berrien Springs include German, Irish, English, Haitian, and Polish.
Berrien Springs also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.15%.
The most common language spoken in Berrien Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.