Carleton, MI

Carleton profile

Living in Carleton

Carleton is a very small village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,354 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Carleton is the 327th largest community in Michigan.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Carleton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carleton is a village of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Carleton who work in management occupations (13.51%), office and administrative support (10.81%), and sales jobs (9.36%).

Also of interest is that Carleton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Being a small village, Carleton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Carleton with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.10% of adults in Carleton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Carleton in 2018 was $27,514, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,056 for a family of four. However, Carleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Carleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Carleton include German, Irish, Polish, French, and English.

The most common language spoken in Carleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.