Smiths Creek is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 9,209 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Smiths Creek is the 125th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Smiths Creek is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Smiths Creek is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Smiths Creek who work in sales jobs (12.34%), office and administrative support (10.03%), and management occupations (7.42%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Smiths Creek has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Smiths Creek a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
The percentage of adults in Smiths Creek with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.31% of adults in Smiths Creek have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Smiths Creek in 2010 was $23,156, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,624 for a family of four. However, Smiths Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Smiths Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Smiths Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Smiths Creek include Irish, English, French , and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Smiths Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.