Onaway is a tiny city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 852 people and just one neighborhood, Onaway is the 489th largest community in Michigan. Onaway has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Onaway is a blue-collar town, with 40.26% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Onaway is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Onaway who work in office and administrative support (13.74%), sales jobs (11.18%) and maintenance occupations (9.27%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Onaway has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Onaway has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Onaway than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Onaway may be for you.
Being a small city, Onaway does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.