Eagle is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 125 people and just one neighborhood, Eagle is the 623rd largest community in Michigan. Eagle has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
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%).
A relatively large number of people in Eagle telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.76% 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
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 small village, 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 Eagle, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 97.30% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
As is often the case in a small village, Eagle doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.