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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Three Rivers is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.49% of the Three Rivers workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Three Rivers is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Three Rivers who work in office and administrative support (10.98%), sales jobs (10.44%), and food service (10.38%).
The percentage of people in Three Rivers with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.73% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Three Rivers in 2010 was $16,750, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,000 for a family of four.
Three Rivers is a very 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 German.