Fort Gratiot is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 12,836 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Fort Gratiot is the 88th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fort Gratiot is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Gratiot is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Gratiot who work in sales jobs (13.82%), office and administrative support (13.45%), and management occupations (9.12%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Fort Gratiot is worth considering.
The citizens of Fort Gratiot are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.09% of adults in Fort Gratiot having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort Gratiot in 2010 was $26,280, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,120 for a family of four. However, Fort Gratiot contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Fort Gratiot home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Gratiot residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fort Gratiot include English, Irish, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Fort Gratiot is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.