Caledonia, MI

Caledonia profile

Living in Caledonia

Caledonia is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,622 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Caledonia is the 412th 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, Caledonia isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Caledonia are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Caledonia is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Caledonia who work in management occupations (11.64%), office and administrative support (11.40%), and sales jobs (10.80%).

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.

Because of many things, Caledonia is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Caledonia a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Caledonia has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Caledonia’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

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

The education level of Caledonia citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.36% of adults in Caledonia have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Caledonia in 2018 was $32,589, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,356 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, Dutch, English, Irish, and Polish.

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