Burton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 28,574 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Burton is the 45th largest community in Michigan.
Burton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Burton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Burton who work in office and administrative support (12.79%), sales jobs (10.32%), and food service (8.11%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Burton is worth considering.
The percentage of adults in Burton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.38% of adults in Burton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Burton in 2018 was $24,221, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,884 for a family of four. However, Burton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Burton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Burton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Burton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Burton include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Burton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.