Napoleon is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,131 people and just one neighborhood, Napoleon is the 459th largest community in Michigan.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Napoleon is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.31% of the Napoleon workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Napoleon is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Napoleon who work in personal care services (13.71%), management occupations (13.71%), and sales jobs (11.69%).
Napoleon’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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, Napoleon has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Napoleon a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Napoleon is a small town, 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 people in Napoleon with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.30% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Napoleon in 2018 was $30,273, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,092 for a family of four. However, Napoleon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Napoleon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Napoleon residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Napoleon include English, Polish, German, Romanian, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Napoleon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
If you are planning to retire in Michigan, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Michigan, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 95.1% of neighborhoods in MI. If a Michigan retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Canadian and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 6.7% have Scottish ancestry.
is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 9.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Napoleon are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 12.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 53.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 33.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 24.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.7%), and 18.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Napoleon, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (26.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.5%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (8.9%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.7%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.