Haslett, MI

Haslett profile

Living in Haslett

Haslett is a medium-sized town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 19,670 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Haslett is the 69th largest community in Michigan.

Haslett real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Haslett house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Haslett is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.96% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Haslett is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Haslett who work in management occupations (13.50%), teaching (11.64%), and office and administrative support (11.58%).

Also of interest is that Haslett has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.12% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Haslett, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the town.

If knowledge is power, Haslett is a pretty powerful place. 56.77% of the adults in Haslett have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Haslett in 2018 was $46,985, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,940 for a family of four. However, Haslett contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Haslett is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Haslett home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Haslett residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Haslett include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Haslett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Chinese.