Grass Lake is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,164 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Grass Lake is the 457th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Grass Lake was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Grass Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Grass Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Grass Lake is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.35% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Grass Lake is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grass Lake who work in office and administrative support (14.14%), sales jobs (11.95%), and management occupations (9.76%).
Also of interest is that Grass Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Even though Grass Lake is a smaller village, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The percentage of people in Grass Lake who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.09% of adults in Grass Lake have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Grass Lake in 2010 was $27,729, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,916 for a family of four. However, Grass Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Grass Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Grass Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Grass Lake include Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Grass Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.