Eaton Rapids is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,225 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Eaton Rapids is the 190th largest community in Michigan.
Eaton Rapids is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Eaton Rapids is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eaton Rapids who work in office and administrative support (11.18%), healthcare (9.48%), and food service (9.11%).
As is often the case in a small city, Eaton Rapids doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Eaton Rapids with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.32% of adults in Eaton Rapids have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Eaton Rapids in 2010 was $19,394, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,576 for a family of four. However, Eaton Rapids contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Eaton Rapids home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eaton Rapids residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Eaton Rapids include English, Irish, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Eaton Rapids is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.