Byron, MI


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Living in Byron

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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Byron who work in office and administrative support (14.34%), healthcare suport services (8.76%), and management occupations (8.76%).

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 35.54 minutes every day commuting to work.

Byron is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Byron with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.16% of adults in Byron have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Byron in 2010 was $18,938, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,752 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 English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Byron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.