Port Huron, MI

Port Huron profile

Living in Port Huron

Port Huron is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 28,749 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Port Huron is the 42nd largest community in Michigan.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Port Huron is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.36% of the Port Huron workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Port Huron is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Port Huron who work in sales jobs (10.79%), office and administrative support (9.40%), and food service (8.77%).

In terms of college education, the citizens of Port Huron rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.63% of adults 25 and older in Port Huron 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 Port Huron in 2018 was $22,647, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,588 for a family of four. However, Port Huron contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Port Huron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.