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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Davison is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Davison, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 87.81% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Davison is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
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.