East China is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,232 people and two constituent neighborhoods, East China is the 156th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some towns, East China isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in East China are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East China is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in East China who work in management occupations (13.65%), sales jobs (11.91%), and office and administrative support (9.75%).
East China is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, East China’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In East China, the average commute to work is 31.15 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of East China citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.84% of adults in East China have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in East China in 2018 was $36,972, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,888 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 German, Irish, Polish, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in East China is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.