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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Byron is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.85% of the Byron workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 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.
The overall crime rate in Byron is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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 33.58 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Byron doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Byron are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.67% of adults in Byron have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
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.