Stanton is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,414 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Stanton is the 424th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Stanton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stanton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stanton who work in office and administrative support (20.00%), maintenance occupations (10.65%), and sales jobs (9.13%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Stanton is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small city, Stanton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Stanton, just 9.28% 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 Stanton in 2010 was $14,613, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,452 for a family of four. Stanton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.65% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Stanton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stanton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Stanton include Irish, English, Dutch, and Danish.
The most common language spoken in Stanton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.