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 real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although East China house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 office and administrative support (11.71%), sales jobs (11.48%), and management occupations (9.16%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, East China is worth considering.
One downside of living in East China, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.30 minutes every day commuting to work.
The percentage of adults in East China who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.54% of the adults in East China have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in East China in 2010 was $29,533, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,132 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 Serbo-Croatian and French.