Jerome is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,416 people and just one neighborhood, Jerome is the 316th largest community in Michigan.
Jerome real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Jerome house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
When you are in Jerome, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 40.02% of Jerome’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Jerome is a town of professionals, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jerome who work in healthcare (13.73%), office and administrative support (7.83%), and sales jobs (6.44%).
Residents will find that the town 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, Jerome is worth considering.
One downside of living in Jerome, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 40.47 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Jerome does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Jerome are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.95% of adults in Jerome having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jerome in 2018 was $41,054, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,216 for a family of four. However, Jerome contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Jerome home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jerome residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jerome include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Hungarian.
The most common language spoken in Jerome is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Arabic.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
Our research reveals that 91.7% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Hungarian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 2.7% have Lebanese ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Jerome are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 64.5% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 40.0% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.5%), and 12.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.8% of households. Some people also speak Italian (4.9%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Jerome, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (19.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (19.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.7%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.9%), along with some Hungarian ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (37.0% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (91.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.