Niles, MI


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Living in Niles

Niles is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 11,332 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 (12.67%), sales jobs (10.68%), and food service (7.08%).

The percentage of people in Niles with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.82% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Niles in 2010 was $17,095, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,380 for a family of four.

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 Irish, English, Polish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Niles is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.