Taylor is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 61,568 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Taylor is the 22nd largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Taylor is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Taylor is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Taylor who work in office and administrative support (16.47%), sales jobs (11.22%), and food service (7.25%).
The citizens of Taylor have a very low rate of college education: just 9.80% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Taylor in 2010 was $20,351, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,404 for a family of four. However, Taylor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Taylor is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Taylor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Taylor residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Taylor include Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Taylor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.