Ishpeming, MI


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Ishpeming is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 6,483 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Ishpeming is the 164th largest community in Michigan. Ishpeming has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Unlike some cities, Ishpeming isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ishpeming are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ishpeming is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Ishpeming who work in office and administrative support (16.89%), sales jobs (7.95%), and healthcare (7.91%).

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, Ishpeming is worth considering.

One of the benefits of Ishpeming is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.90 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The percentage of adults in Ishpeming who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.39% of the adults in Ishpeming have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ishpeming in 2010 was $18,991, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,964 for a family of four.

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

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

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