Carleton is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,338 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Carleton is the 327th largest community in Michigan.
Carleton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Carleton is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Carleton who work in office and administrative support (11.44%), healthcare suport services (8.17%), and sales jobs (7.76%).
Also of interest is that Carleton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Carleton is a very car-oriented village. 0.97% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Carleton is a small village , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Carleton has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Carleton is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Carleton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.56% of adults in Carleton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Carleton in 2010 was $23,127, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,508 for a family of four. However, Carleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Carleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Carleton include Irish, Polish, French , and English.
The most common language spoken in Carleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Hindi and French.