Springport is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 834 people and just one neighborhood, Springport is the 522nd largest community in Michigan. Springport has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Springport is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 50.45% of the Springport workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Springport is a village of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Springport who work in maintenance occupations (8.36%), office and administrative support (8.06%), and management occupations (7.16%).
The village 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, Springport has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Springport a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Springport is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Springport, just 7.12% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Springport in 2018 was $22,665, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,660 for a family of four. However, Springport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Springport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Springport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Springport include English, Irish, German, Polish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Springport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Springport, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the neighborhood than in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.
Our research reveals that 90.0% of commuters who live in the neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.0% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Springport are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 12.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 46.3% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 21.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.5%), and 13.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Springport, MI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (23.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (19.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (18.4%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (5.8%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (2.3%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.