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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Eagle, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 59.76% of Eagle’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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
Eagle’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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.