Niles is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 11,149 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Niles is the 97th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities, Niles isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Niles are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Niles is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Niles who work in office and administrative support (12.12%), sales jobs (9.80%), and food service (7.51%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Niles rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.69% of adults 25 and older in Niles 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 Niles in 2018 was $23,846, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,384 for a family of four. However, Niles contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Niles is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Niles home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Niles residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Niles include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Niles is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.