Eagle is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 124 people and just one neighborhood, Eagle is the 623rd largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Eagle was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Eagle real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Eagle house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Eagle is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 59.76% of the Eagle workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Eagle is a village of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Eagle who work in office and administrative support (18.29%), sales jobs (7.32%) and healthcare suport services (3.66%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.76% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
The overall crime rate in Eagle is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Eagle is a very car-oriented village. 97.30% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Eagle is a small village , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Eagle has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small village, Eagle does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.