Byron is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 549 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Byron is the 538th largest community in Michigan.
Byron is a blue-collar town, with 39.85% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Byron is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byron who work in office and administrative support (12.26%), teaching (7.66%), and healthcare (7.28%).
Also of interest is that Byron has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Overall, Byron’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One downside of living in Byron, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.58 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small village, Byron does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Byron rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.67% of adults 25 and older in Byron have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Byron in 2018 was $25,100, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,400 for a family of four. However, Byron contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Byron home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Byron residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Byron include German, English, Irish, Scottish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Byron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.