Conklin is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,355 people and just one neighborhood, Conklin is the 185th largest community in Michigan.
Conklin real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Conklin house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Conklin isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Conklin are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Conklin is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Conklin who work in office and administrative support (14.32%), management occupations (12.87%), and sales jobs (8.77%).
Because of many things, Conklin is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Conklin 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, Conklin has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Conklin’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small town, Conklin does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Conklin overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Conklin, 21.68% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Conklin in 2018 was $34,148, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,592 for a family of four. However, Conklin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Conklin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Conklin residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Conklin include German, Dutch, Irish, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Conklin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 14.5% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Michigan. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 19.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Conklin are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 59.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 62.8% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 30.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.7%), and 16.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.0%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Conklin, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (26.8%). There are also a number of people of Dutch ancestry (19.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.0%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (7.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (7.1%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (84.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.