Swartz Creek is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,501 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Swartz Creek is the 178th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Swartz Creek is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Swartz Creek is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Swartz Creek who work in office and administrative support (10.82%), management occupations (10.01%), and sales jobs (9.43%).
The percentage of adults in Swartz Creek with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.88% of adults in Swartz Creek have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Swartz Creek in 2018 was $27,151, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,604 for a family of four. However, Swartz Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Swartz Creek is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Swartz Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Swartz Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Swartz Creek include German, Polish, Irish, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Swartz Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.