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Who Lives Here

Bad Axe Demographics

Education

High School

51%

Associate's

35%

Bachelor's

11%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

52%

3 people

15%

4 people

18%

5 people

8%

6+ people

7%

Household Income

0-50k

62%

50-100k

27%

100-150k

9%

150-200k

1%

200k+

1%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

10%

20-45

30%

45-65

22%

65+

23%

Getting Around Bad Axe

Bad Axe Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

54%

15-30 Mins

25%

30-40 Mins

8%

40-60 Mins

3%

60+ Mins

11%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4040

Walk Score®

Percentage: 4747

Bike Score®

Bad Axe Education

Schools

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Living in Bad Axe, MI

The small town of Bad Axe, Michigan is home to just over 3,000 people. Families with young children are common, as kids under 5 account for an above-average 8% of the community, while young professionals account for a smaller percentage of the town. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just over 42, skew older than most cities in Michigan. Just 31% of residents rent in Bad Axe, as most own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $582 per month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Michigan. Each month, renters in Bad Axe will save around $292 compared to the state average.

There are three primary industries in Bad Axe: healthcare, retail, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 23% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's workers are in sales, which ranks as the top field in the town. With an average annual income of around $48,000, Bad Axe workers earn around $13,000 less than their peers elsewhere in Michigan. Bad Axe's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Among Bad Axe residents over the age of 25, 14% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.

Bad Axe residents have an average commute of about 19 minutes, shorter than the Michigan average of about 25 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing mode of getting to work, opted for by 39% of residents, while public transit isn't used. Cycling is the second-most common method of commuting to work, selected by 1% of residents. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.