Hanover is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 482 people and just one neighborhood, Hanover is the 576th largest community in Michigan. Hanover has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hanover is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hanover is a village of service providers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hanover who work in maintenance occupations (18.37%), office and administrative support (10.20%), and management occupations (8.67%).
Overall, Hanover’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
As is often the case in a small village, Hanover doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Hanover has a very low overall level of education: only 7.52% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Hanover in 2018 was $25,011, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,044 for a family of four. However, Hanover contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hanover home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hanover residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hanover include German, English, Irish, British, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hanover is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
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Did you know that the neighborhood has more Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Hanover are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 72.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 38.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.5%), and 12.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.2% of households. Some people also speak Polish (4.9%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Hanover, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.7%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (6.6%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.5% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (85.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.