Olivet, MI

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Living in Olivet

Olivet is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,762 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Olivet is the 404th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Olivet is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Olivet is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Olivet who work in office and administrative support (10.92%), sales jobs (8.02%), and management occupations (7.55%).

In terms of college education, Olivet is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.76% of adults 25 and older in Olivet have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Olivet in 2018 was $24,623, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,492 for a family of four. However, Olivet contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Olivet home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Olivet residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Olivet include German, English, Irish, Polish, and French.

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