Swartz Creek, MI


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Swartz Creek is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,557 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Swartz Creek is the 178th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities, Swartz Creek isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Swartz Creek are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Swartz Creek is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Swartz Creek who work in office and administrative support (17.84%), healthcare (9.05%), and sales jobs (6.67%).

It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Swartz Creek 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. Swartz Creek has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Swartz Creek than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Swartz Creek may be for you.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Swartz Creek rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.12% of adults 25 and older in Swartz Creek have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Swartz Creek in 2010 was $23,334, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,336 for a family of four. However, Swartz Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 English, Irish, Polish, and Finnish.

The most common language spoken in Swartz Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Other Asian languages.