Willis is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 3,485 people and just one neighborhood, Willis is the 267th largest community in Michigan. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Willis, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Willis, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Willis’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Willis does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $74,924.
Real Estate Prices
Willis real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Willis house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Willis is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Willis is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Willis who work in management occupations (15.97%), office and administrative support (13.47%) and teaching (7.72%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Willis’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Willis 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. Willis has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Willis than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Willis may be for you.
One downside of living in Willis is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Willis, the average commute to work is 32.64 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Willis does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.