Davison is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,929 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Davison is the 192nd largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities, Davison isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Davison are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Davison is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Davison who work in sales jobs (12.68%), office and administrative support (10.33%), and teaching (9.06%).
Also of interest is that Davison has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Davison is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Davison isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 87.81% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
As is often the case in a small city, Davison doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Davison 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 Davison, 21.35% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Davison in 2010 was $24,365, 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 $97,460 for a family of four. However, Davison contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Davison home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Davison residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Davison include English, Polish, Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Davison is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Russian.