Mohawk is a tiny town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 0 people and just one neighborhood, Mohawk is the 625th largest community in Michigan. Mohawk has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Mohawk is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 78.57% of the Mohawk workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Mohawk is a town of construction workers and builders, production and manufacturing workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mohawk who work in computer science and math (21.43%), art, media, and design (0.00%) and farm management occupations (0.00%).
Also of interest is that Mohawk has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Mohawk is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Overall, Mohawk’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The town 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, Mohawk has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mohawk a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 7.50 minutes getting to work every day.
Despite the fact that it is a small town, Mohawk has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.