Ecorse, MI


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Ecorse is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 9,257 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Ecorse is the 121st largest community in Michigan.

Ecorse is a blue-collar town, with 37.36% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Ecorse is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ecorse who work in office and administrative support (17.50%), sales jobs (7.91%), and food service (6.49%).

The citizens of Ecorse have a very low rate of college education: just 9.16% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Ecorse in 2010 was $16,132, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $64,528 for a family of four.

Ecorse is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ecorse home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ecorse residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ecorse also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.54% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ecorse include Polish, Irish, French , and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Ecorse is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.