Delton is a tiny town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 878 people and just one neighborhood, Delton is the 491st largest community in Michigan.
Occupations and Workforce
Delton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Delton is a town of service providers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Delton who work in management occupations (11.11%), teaching (9.66%) and computer science and math (9.18%).
Also of interest is that Delton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Delton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.25% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Delton 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. Delton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Delton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Delton may be for you.
In Delton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.09 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Delton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.