Kingsford is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,069 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kingsford is the 194th largest community in Michigan.
Kingsford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kingsford is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kingsford who work in office and administrative support (15.03%), sales jobs (10.50%), and management occupations (7.29%).
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Kingsford 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. Kingsford has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Kingsford than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Kingsford may be for you.
One of the benefits of Kingsford is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.08 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 Kingsford who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.14% of the adults in Kingsford have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kingsford in 2010 was $22,983, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,932 for a family of four. However, Kingsford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Kingsford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kingsford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Kingsford include Irish, Italian, Swedish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Kingsford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Urdu and French.