North Branch is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,029 people and two constituent neighborhoods, North Branch is the 471st largest community in Michigan.
North Branch is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, North Branch is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Branch who work in office and administrative support (31.36%), sales jobs (7.99%), and management occupations (6.51%).
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, North Branch is worth considering.
One downside of living in North Branch is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In North Branch, the average commute to work is 32.17 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
North Branch is a small village, 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 North Branch with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.30% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in North Branch in 2010 was $17,619, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,476 for a family of four.
The people who call North Branch home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Branch residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in North Branch include Irish, English, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in North Branch is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.