Caledonia is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,590 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 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 sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Caledonia who work in sales jobs (14.69%), office and administrative support (13.83%), and management occupations (7.90%).
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 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, Caledonia really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Caledonia 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.
Being a small village, Caledonia does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Caledonia citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.86% of adults in Caledonia have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Caledonia in 2010 was $26,518, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,072 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Caledonia include Dutch, English, Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Caledonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Serbo-Croatian and Spanish.