Three Rivers is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,752 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Three Rivers is the 147th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Three Rivers is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Three Rivers is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Three Rivers who work in sales jobs (13.24%), office and administrative support (11.03%), and food service (9.45%).
The rate of college-level education in Three Rivers is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.94% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Three Rivers in 2010 was $16,695, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,780 for a family of four. Three Rivers also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.32% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Three Rivers is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Three Rivers home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Three Rivers residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Three Rivers include English, Irish, Dutch, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Three Rivers is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.