Temperance, a small town in Michigan, has a population of approximately 9,000. At an average age of just under 41, the town's population is a bit older than other cities in the state, which has an average age of 38. Only 16% of residents rent in Temperance, as most own their homes. The average rent of $847 a month is roughly on par with the state average.
There are three primary industries in Temperance: manufacturing, healthcare, and retail. Together, these industries make up 25% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's residents work in transportation, making it the top field in the town. With an average annual income of just over $80K, Temperance workers bring in more than their peers elsewhere in Michigan. The town's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Temperance has a high number of residents over the age of 25 with an Associate's degree (9%) compared to the national average (5%). Additionally, 12% possess a Bachelor's degree and 5% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.
Temperance residents have an average commute of about 27 minutes. Driving is the prevailing means of commuting to work, chosen by 43% of residents, while public transportation is not used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.