Stockbridge is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 1,232 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Stockbridge is the 445th largest community in Michigan. Stockbridge has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Stockbridge is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Stockbridge is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Stockbridge who work in office and administrative support (18.71%), sales jobs (11.83%), and healthcare (7.10%).
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Stockbridge has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Stockbridge has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Stockbridge than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Stockbridge may be for you.
One downside of living in Stockbridge, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.56 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small village, Stockbridge does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Stockbridge citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.29% of adults in Stockbridge have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Stockbridge in 2010 was $24,421, 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 $97,684 for a family of four. However, Stockbridge contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Stockbridge home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Stockbridge residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Stockbridge include English, Irish, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Stockbridge is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.