Freeland is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,028 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Freeland is the 160th largest community in Michigan.
Freeland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Freeland is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Freeland who work in management occupations (11.38%), sales jobs (9.24%), and teaching (8.67%).
Freeland is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Freeland’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small town, Freeland doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Freeland citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.30% of adults in Freeland have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Freeland in 2010 was $35,055, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $140,220 for a family of four.
The people who call Freeland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Freeland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Freeland include German, Irish, Polish, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Freeland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.