New Haven is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,694 people and two constituent neighborhoods, New Haven is the 212th largest community in Michigan. New Haven has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in New Haven, where the median household income is $51,686.00.
New Haven is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, New Haven is a village of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in New Haven who work in sales jobs (20.04%), office and administrative support (15.82%), and maintenance occupations (6.89%).
One downside of living in New Haven is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In New Haven, the average commute to work is 31.64 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, New Haven doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of New Haven rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.68% of adults 25 and older in New Haven have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in New Haven in 2010 was $19,334, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,336 for a family of four. However, New Haven contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
New Haven is a very ethnically-diverse village. The people who call New Haven home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Haven residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Haven include Italian, Polish, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in New Haven is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.