Zeeland, MI


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Zeeland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,626 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Zeeland who work in sales jobs (10.09%), management occupations (8.08%), and business and financial occupations (8.08%).

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 18.00 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The percentage of people in Zeeland who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.90% of adults in Zeeland have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Zeeland in 2010 was $22,217, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,868 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 German, Irish, English, and French .

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