Taylor, MI


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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 transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Taylor who work in office and administrative support (15.74%), sales jobs (11.20%), and food service (8.99%).

The citizens of Taylor have a very low rate of college education: just 9.63% 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 $20,246, which is middle income relative to Michigan, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,984 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 Other Indo-European.