Utica is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,942 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Utica is the 206th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Utica is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Utica is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Utica who work in office and administrative support (20.69%), sales jobs (10.99%), and food service (7.51%).
The percentage of adults in Utica who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.05% of the adults in Utica have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Utica in 2010 was $26,584, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,336 for a family of four. However, Utica contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Utica home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Utica residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Utica include Polish, Italian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Utica is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Spanish.