Reed City is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,390 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Reed City is the 317th largest community in Michigan.
Reed City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Reed City is a city of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Reed City who work in management occupations (12.49%), sales jobs (8.90%), and office and administrative support (8.58%).
As is often the case in a small city, Reed City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The rate of college-level education in Reed City is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.23% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Reed City in 2010 was $14,634, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,536 for a family of four. Reed City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 39.99% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Reed City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Reed City residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Reed City include English, Irish, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Reed City is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.