Fort Gratiot is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 12,859 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Fort Gratiot is the 88th largest community in Michigan.
Fort Gratiot is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Gratiot is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Gratiot who work in office and administrative support (11.90%), management occupations (9.80%), and sales jobs (8.91%).
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!) Fort Gratiot 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. Fort Gratiot has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Fort Gratiot than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Fort Gratiot may be for you.
The citizens of Fort Gratiot are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.33% of adults in Fort Gratiot having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort Gratiot in 2018 was $33,391, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,564 for a family of four. However, Fort Gratiot contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Fort Gratiot home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Gratiot residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fort Gratiot include German, Polish, Irish, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Fort Gratiot is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.