Waldron is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 530 people and just one neighborhood, Waldron is the 550th largest community in Michigan. Much of the housing stock in Waldron was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Waldron is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.96% of the Waldron workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Waldron is a village of production and manufacturing workers, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waldron who work in healthcare suport services (9.24%), maintenance occupations (9.24%) and office and administrative support (7.56%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Waldron’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet village because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Waldron has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Waldron has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Waldron than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Waldron may be for you.
Being a small village, Waldron does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.