Harbor Beach is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,644 people and just one neighborhood, Harbor Beach is the 392nd largest community in Michigan. Harbor Beach has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Harbor Beach is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Harbor Beach is a city of service providers, professionals and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harbor Beach who work in healthcare (9.96%), food service (9.81%) and sales jobs (8.77%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city 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, Harbor Beach is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Harbor Beach spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.00 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Harbor Beach is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.