Lapeer, MI

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Living in Lapeer

Lapeer is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 8,535 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Lapeer is the 129th largest community in Michigan.

Lapeer is a blue-collar town, with 36.75% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Lapeer is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lapeer who work in sales jobs (9.61%), food service (9.04%), and management occupations (8.95%).

The citizens of Lapeer are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.93% of adults in Lapeer have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Lapeer in 2018 was $22,812, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,248 for a family of four. However, Lapeer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lapeer is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lapeer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lapeer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Lapeer include German, Irish, English, Polish, and French.

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