Ravenna is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,350 people and just one neighborhood, Ravenna is the 432nd largest community in Michigan.
Ravenna is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ravenna is a village of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ravenna who work in healthcare (14.58%), office and administrative support (7.58%), and sales jobs (7.00%).
Because of many things, Ravenna is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Ravenna a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Ravenna has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Ravenna’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small village, Ravenna does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Ravenna is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.42% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Ravenna in 2018 was $27,030, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,120 for a family of four. However, Ravenna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ravenna is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. The people who call Ravenna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ravenna residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ravenna include German, English, Dutch, Irish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Ravenna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
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Did you know that the neighborhood has more Dutch and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 15.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 1.1% have Belgian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Ravenna are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.3% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 53.2% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 32.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.5%), and 16.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.6% of households. Some people also speak Polish (5.3%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Ravenna, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.4%). There are also a number of people of Dutch ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report English roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (86.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.