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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lapeer is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 31.28% of the Lapeer workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lapeer is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lapeer who work in office and administrative support (10.44%), sales jobs (9.52%), and management occupations (7.29%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Lapeer has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Lapeer a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The percentage of adults in Lapeer who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.86% of the adults in Lapeer have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Lapeer in 2018 was $27,926, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,704 for a family of four. However, Lapeer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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.