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Trenton, MI
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Trenton profile

Living in Trenton

Trenton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 18,202 people and 11 associated neighborhoods, Trenton is the 72nd largest community in Michigan.

Also of interest is that Trenton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.20% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The overall education level of Trenton is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.58% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Trenton in 2018 was $45,167, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $180,668 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.