East China is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,220 people and two constituent neighborhoods, East China is the 156th largest community in Michigan.
East China is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, East China is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in East China who work in sales jobs (12.57%), office and administrative support (9.88%), and management occupations (9.74%).
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!) East China 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. East China has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in East China than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, East China may be for you.
One downside of living in East China, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.56 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of East China citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.55% of adults in East China have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in East China in 2010 was $30,082, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $120,328 for a family of four. However, East China contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call East China home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East China residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in East China include Polish, Irish, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in East China is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.