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.
Unlike some cities, Reed City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Reed City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Reed City is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Reed City who work in management occupations (12.63%), office and administrative support (10.08%), and sales jobs (8.86%).
The percentage of people in Reed City with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.98% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Reed City in 2010 was $15,323, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,292 for a family of four. Reed City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.61% 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 Black or African-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.