Zeeland, MI
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Zeeland profile

Living in Zeeland

Zeeland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,719 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Zeeland is the 176th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some cities, Zeeland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Zeeland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Zeeland is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Zeeland who work in office and administrative support (13.04%), healthcare suport services (7.88%), and architecture and engineering (7.40%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Zeeland spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.14 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The overall education level of Zeeland citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.27% of adults in Zeeland have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Zeeland in 2018 was $35,213, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $140,852 for a family of four. However, Zeeland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Zeeland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Zeeland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Zeeland include Dutch, German, English, French, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Zeeland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and German/Yiddish.