Casco, MI

Casco profile

Living in Casco

Casco is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,047 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Casco is the 229th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some towns, Casco isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Casco are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Casco is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Casco who work in office and administrative support (11.03%), management occupations (9.47%), and maintenance occupations (8.20%).

Of important note, Casco is also a town of artists. Casco has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Casco’s character.

Because of many things, Casco 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, Casco really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Casco 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.

In Casco, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.36 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Casco is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.62% of adults 25 and older in Casco have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Casco in 2018 was $31,514, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,056 for a family of four. However, Casco contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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