Byron Center is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 6,332 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Byron Center is the 177th 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, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Byron Center who work in management occupations (13.15%), office and administrative support (10.70%), and sales jobs (9.03%).
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.
Byron Center is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Byron Center’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The population of Byron Center is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.87% of adults in Byron Center have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Byron Center in 2018 was $37,670, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $150,680 for a family of four. However, Byron Center contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 French.
The most common language spoken in Byron Center is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.