Fife Lake is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 456 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fife Lake is the 565th largest community in Michigan.
Fife Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Fife Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Fife Lake is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 46.10% of the Fife Lake workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Fife Lake is a village of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Fife Lake who work in healthcare (11.04%), office and administrative support (9.74%), and maintenance occupations (7.14%).
The village 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, Fife Lake has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Fife Lake a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Fife Lake, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.08 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In Fife Lake, just 9.89% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Fife Lake in 2010 was $23,916, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,664 for a family of four. However, Fife Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Fife Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fife Lake residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Fife Lake include Irish, Dutch, French , and English.
The most common language spoken in Fife Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and French.