Ray is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,928 people and just one neighborhood, Ray is the 252nd largest community in Michigan.
Real Estate Prices
Ray real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Ray house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ray is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ray is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ray who work in office and administrative support (16.16%), sales jobs (9.29%) and management occupations (8.03%).
Also of interest is that Ray has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Ray 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. Ray has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Ray than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Ray may be for you.
One downside of living in Ray is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ray, the average commute to work is 32.43 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Ray is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.