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 8,790 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Lapeer is the 129th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities, Lapeer isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lapeer are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lapeer is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lapeer who work in office and administrative support (11.11%), sales jobs (9.81%), and food service (9.00%).

The percentage of adults in Lapeer with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.55% of adults in Lapeer have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lapeer in 2010 was $17,738, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,952 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 Irish, English, Polish, and French .

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