Newaygo is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,067 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Newaygo is the 358th largest community in Michigan.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Newaygo is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.66% of the Newaygo workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Newaygo is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Newaygo who work in office and administrative support (14.44%), sales jobs (8.06%), and maintenance occupations (6.78%).
Also of interest is that Newaygo has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
As is often the case in a small city, Newaygo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Newaygo are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.85% of adults in Newaygo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Newaygo in 2018 was $25,553, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,212 for a family of four. However, Newaygo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Newaygo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Newaygo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Newaygo include German, Irish, French, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Newaygo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.