Saline is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 9,100 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Saline is the 130th largest community in Michigan.
Saline real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Saline house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Saline is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Saline is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Saline who work in management occupations (13.58%), office and administrative support (11.21%), and healthcare (10.25%).
Of important note, Saline is also a city of artists. Saline has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Saline’s character.
Also of interest is that Saline has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.48% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Saline 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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Saline. 51.03% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Saline in 2010 was $36,690, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,760 for a family of four.
The people who call Saline home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Saline residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Saline include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Saline is English. Other important languages spoken here include Portuguese and Tagalog.