Zeeland, MI

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 five constituent neighborhoods, Zeeland is the 185th 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, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Zeeland who work in office and administrative support (13.19%), sales jobs (9.82%), and healthcare suport services (8.25%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.66 minutes getting to work every day.

In terms of college education, Zeeland is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.15% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Zeeland in 2018 was $32,528, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,112 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Zeeland include Dutch, German, English, Irish, and French.

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