Colon is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,159 people and just one neighborhood, Colon is the 457th largest community in Michigan.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Colon is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.42% of the Colon workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Colon is a village of production and manufacturing workers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Colon who work in office and administrative support (15.56%), management occupations (9.13%) and healthcare (7.68%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Colon has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Colon has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Colon than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Colon may be for you.