Harsens Island, MI

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Harsens Island Profile


Overview

Harsens Island is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,189 people and just one neighborhood, Harsens Island is the 446th largest community in Michigan.

Harsens Island home prices are not only among the most expensive in Michigan, but Harsens Island real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Harsens Island is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Harsens Island is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Harsens Island who work in management occupations (21.40%), office and administrative support (14.40%), and sales jobs (12.96%).

Of important note, Harsens Island is also a town of artists. Harsens Island has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Harsens Island’s character.


Setting & Lifestyle

Another notable thing is that Harsens Island is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Harsens Island has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Harsens Island has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Harsens Island than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Harsens Island may be for you.

One downside of living in Harsens Island is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Harsens Island, the average commute to work is 36.49 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Harsens Island does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Harsens Island Demographics

In terms of college education, Harsens Island is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.42% of adults in Harsens Island have a college degree.

The per capita income in Harsens Island in 2010 was $45,328, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $181,312 for a family of four.

The people who call Harsens Island home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harsens Island residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Harsens Island include English, Polish, Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Harsens Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Harsens Island 0.101011101001110
Michigan 4.16
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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Harsens Island 0.101011101001110
Michigan 18.86
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Michigan 28

Neighborhood Public School Data

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ALGONAC COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MI Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Millside Elementary School
1904 Mill St
Clay, MI, 48001
KG-05
Algonac Elementary School
1300 Saint Clair Blvd
Algonac, MI, 48001
PK-05
Algonac High School
5200 Taft Rd
Clay, MI, 48001
09-12
Algonquin Middle School
9185 Marsh Rd
Clay, MI, 48001
06-08
Fair Haven Elementary School
8361 Broadbridge Rd
Ira, MI, 48023
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.4% 46.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.0% 41.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.5% 5.6%

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