Population

Total Population – 160,644  (61% urban, 39% rural)
Total Households – 64,083
Under 5 years – 5.4%
Under 18 years – 22.7%
18-64 years – 56.3%
65 years and over – 15.6% 

Race/Ethnicity

White - 91.2%
Black or African American – 2.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native – 0.5%
Asian – 0.5%
Hispanic or Latino – 3.0%
Language other than English spoken at home – 4%

Housing/Income/Cost of Living

Median value of owner-occupied housing - $131,900
Home ownership rate – 77.6%
Persons per household – 2.52
Median household income - $47,877
Cost of Living – 88% or 12% less than U.S. average

Education

High school graduate or higher (age 25+) – 88.5%
Bachelor’s degree or higher (age 25+) – 15.5%*
*St. Clair County, MI, has made educational attainment a top priority, implementing new programs including a FREE community college- dual enrollment program for juniors/seniors in high school. 

Workforce Demographics

Workers age 16+ within a 40 minute drive time – 172,966
Mean travel time for work – 28.1 Minutes
Production, Transportation & Material movers 24.5% of population by occupation


Sources: U.S. Census Bureau & City-Data.com