Swartz Creek is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,567 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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Swartz Creek who work in office and administrative support (17.76%), healthcare (10.16%), and teaching (7.06%).
In terms of college education, Swartz Creek is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.97% of adults 25 and older in Swartz Creek have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Swartz Creek in 2010 was $24,354, 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 $97,416 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 Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Swartz Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Other Asian languages.