East Tawas is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,747 people and two constituent neighborhoods, East Tawas is the 298th largest community in Michigan.
East Tawas is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, East Tawas is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in East Tawas who work in sales jobs (19.63%), office and administrative support (14.33%), and teaching (6.44%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, East Tawas has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes East Tawas a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of East Tawas spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.25 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
East Tawas 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 percentage of people in East Tawas who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.43% of adults in East Tawas have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in East Tawas in 2010 was $28,867, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,468 for a family of four. However, East Tawas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call East Tawas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Tawas residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in East Tawas include Irish, French , English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in East Tawas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and West Germanic languages.