Schoolcraft is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,555 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Schoolcraft is the 408th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Schoolcraft is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Schoolcraft is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Schoolcraft who work in office and administrative support (11.91%), management occupations (11.10%), and healthcare (9.46%).
Also of interest is that Schoolcraft has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Schoolcraft is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Schoolcraft a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Schoolcraft has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Schoolcraft’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The overall education level of Schoolcraft citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.29% of adults in Schoolcraft have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Schoolcraft in 2010 was $34,581, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,324 for a family of four. However, Schoolcraft contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Schoolcraft home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Schoolcraft residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Schoolcraft include German, Dutch, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Schoolcraft is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.