Byron is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 558 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Byron is the 538th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Byron was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages, Byron isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Byron are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Byron is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byron who work in office and administrative support (14.22%), healthcare suport services (9.78%), and management occupations (7.56%).
Byron’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One downside of living in Byron is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Byron, the average commute to work is 35.16 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Byron does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Byron have a very low rate of college education: just 9.25% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Byron in 2010 was $18,697, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,788 for a family of four.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Byron include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Byron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.