Manchester is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,154 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Manchester is the 344th largest community in Michigan.
Manchester real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Manchester house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Manchester is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Manchester is a village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Manchester who work in management occupations (14.88%), office and administrative support (13.43%), and sales jobs (11.78%).
Of important note, Manchester is also a village of artists. Manchester has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Manchester’s character.
In Manchester, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.25 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Manchester are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.11% of adults in Manchester have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Manchester in 2018 was $38,253, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,012 for a family of four. However, Manchester contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Manchester home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Manchester residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Manchester include German, Irish, English, Polish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Manchester is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Portuguese.