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Trenton, MI
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Living in Trenton


Trenton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 18,544 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Trenton is the 72nd largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities, Trenton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Trenton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Trenton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Trenton who work in office and administrative support (15.41%), sales jobs (11.55%), and management occupations (8.06%).

As is often the case in a small city, Trenton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Trenton are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.80% of adults in Trenton having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Trenton in 2018 was $39,492, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $157,968 for a family of four. However, Trenton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Trenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Trenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Trenton include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Trenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.