Forestville is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 132 people and just one neighborhood, Forestville is the 622nd largest community in Michigan.
Occupations and Workforce
Forestville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Forestville is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forestville who work in office and administrative support (13.33%), maintenance occupations (13.33%) and sales jobs (13.33%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Forestville is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the village’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Because of many things, Forestville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Forestville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Forestville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Forestville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Forestville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Forestville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Forestville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Forestville may be for you.
In Forestville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 43.17 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Forestville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.