Byron Center is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,431 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Byron Center is the 153rd largest community in Michigan.
Byron Center real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Byron Center house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Byron Center is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Byron Center is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byron Center who work in management occupations (14.41%), healthcare (12.17%), and office and administrative support (9.96%).
Also of interest is that Byron Center has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Byron Center is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Byron Center really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Byron Center perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Byron Center is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.86% of adults in Byron Center have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Byron Center in 2018 was $38,060, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $152,240 for a family of four.
The people who call Byron Center home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Byron Center residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Byron Center include Dutch, German, English, Irish, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Byron Center is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.