Imlay City is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,573 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Imlay City is the 255th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Imlay City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Imlay City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Imlay City who work in food service (12.39%), sales jobs (10.31%), and office and administrative support (8.90%).
Also of interest is that Imlay City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
As is often the case in a small city, Imlay City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Imlay City with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.53% of adults in Imlay City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Imlay City in 2010 was $17,706, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,824 for a family of four.
Imlay City is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Imlay City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Imlay City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Imlay City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.85% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Imlay City include English, Irish, Polish, and French .
Imlay City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.64%.
The most common language spoken in Imlay City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.