Fennville is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,400 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fennville is the 426th largest community in Michigan.
When you are in Fennville, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 47.27% of Fennville’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Fennville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fennville who work in office and administrative support (14.55%), food service (8.43%), and maintenance occupations (5.95%).
The overall crime rate in Fennville is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Being a small city, Fennville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Fennville have a very low rate of college education: just 8.68% 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 Fennville in 2010 was $13,152, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $52,608 for a family of four. Fennville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.16% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Fennville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fennville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fennville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fennville also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 50.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fennville include Irish, Dutch, English, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Fennville's cultural character, accounting for 15.31% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Fennville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.