Caledonia, MI
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Caledonia profile

Living in Caledonia

Caledonia is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,686 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Caledonia is the 394th largest community in Michigan.

Caledonia real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Caledonia house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Caledonia is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Caledonia is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Caledonia who work in management occupations (14.74%), office and administrative support (10.58%), and sales jobs (9.87%).

Also of interest is that Caledonia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.52% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

As is often the case in a small village, Caledonia doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Caledonia is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.29% of adults in Caledonia 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 Caledonia in 2018 was $35,567, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $142,268 for a family of four. However, Caledonia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Caledonia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Caledonia residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Caledonia include German, English, Dutch, Polish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Caledonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.