Saline is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 9,363 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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Saline is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (12.83%), office and administrative support (12.82%), and healthcare (7.90%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.64% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Because of many things, Saline is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Saline really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Saline perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Saline. 50.82% 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 $42,683, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $170,732 for a family of four. However, Saline contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Saline is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Saline include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Saline is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Chinese.