East Jordan is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,371 people and four constituent neighborhoods, East Jordan is the 325th largest community in Michigan.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, East Jordan is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.68% of the East Jordan workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, East Jordan is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in East Jordan who work in office and administrative support (14.81%), sales jobs (10.26%), and food service (7.09%).
Residents will find that the city 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 Jordan is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.51 minutes getting to work every day.
East Jordan is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in East Jordan is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.28% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in East Jordan in 2010 was $18,826, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,304 for a family of four. However, East Jordan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call East Jordan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Jordan residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in East Jordan include Irish, Polish, English, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in East Jordan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.