Casco, MI

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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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Casco 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Casco has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Casco’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Casco, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.36 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Casco citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.62% of adults 25 and older in Casco have a college 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.