Boyne City is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,776 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Boyne City is the 253rd largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Boyne City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Boyne City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Boyne City who work in sales jobs (13.05%), office and administrative support (10.38%), and management occupations (10.10%).
Another notable thing is that Boyne City is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the city’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Boyne City spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.87 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Boyne City is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Boyne City overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Boyne City, 22.43% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Boyne City in 2010 was $24,062, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,248 for a family of four. However, Boyne City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Boyne City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Boyne City residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Boyne City include English, Irish, Polish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Boyne City is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Russian.