White Lake is a medium-sized town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 31,400 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, White Lake is the 44th largest community in Michigan.
White Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, White Lake is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in White Lake who work in sales jobs (13.07%), management occupations (11.11%), and office and administrative support (9.33%).
Also of interest is that White Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
White Lake is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, White Lake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in White Lake, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.64 minutes every day commuting to work.
Even though White Lake is not a small town, it doesn't have a public transportation system that anybody uses for their daily commute to work.
The overall education level of White Lake citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.77% of adults in White Lake have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in White Lake in 2018 was $36,754, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,016 for a family of four. However, White Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call White Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of White Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in White Lake include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in White Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.