Rogers City is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,712 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rogers City is the 297th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Rogers City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rogers City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rogers City who work in office and administrative support (12.90%), sales jobs (10.10%), and healthcare suport services (8.90%).
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Rogers City 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. Rogers City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rogers City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rogers City may be for you.
One of the benefits of Rogers City is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.01 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Rogers City is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Rogers City citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.35% of adults 25 and older in Rogers City have a college degree.
The per capita income in Rogers City in 2010 was $22,564, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,256 for a family of four.
The people who call Rogers City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rogers City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rogers City include Polish, Irish, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Rogers City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Tagalog.