Laingsburg is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,277 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Laingsburg is the 438th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Laingsburg was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Laingsburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Laingsburg is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Laingsburg who work in office and administrative support (19.68%), sales jobs (13.77%), and healthcare (9.12%).
Also of interest is that Laingsburg has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Laingsburg, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.59 minutes every day commuting to work.
Laingsburg is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Laingsburg who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.94% of the adults in Laingsburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Laingsburg in 2010 was $22,714, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,856 for a family of four. However, Laingsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Laingsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Laingsburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Laingsburg include English, Irish, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Laingsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.