Newaygo is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,957 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Newaygo is the 358th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities, Newaygo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Newaygo are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Newaygo is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Newaygo who work in office and administrative support (16.80%), food service (9.56%), and sales jobs (9.02%).
Also of interest is that Newaygo has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of adults in Newaygo with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.73% of adults in Newaygo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Newaygo in 2010 was $17,192, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,768 for a family of four. However, Newaygo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Newaygo also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.83% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Newaygo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newaygo residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Newaygo include Irish, Dutch, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Newaygo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.