Population: 5,004

Male 48% Female 52%
Married 72%
Single 28%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Byron Center has a very low population density. Byron Center is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

996 Byron Center
27,441 New York

City Info

Byron Center, MI is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Byron Center has a population density of 996, with 5,004 current residents.

Out of the 5,004 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 72% of the residents are married and 28% are single.



Air quality

Bad air quality


  • 44% Sun
  • 37% Rain
  • 73% Snow


49°F average temperature

  • 13 years Median home age
  • $161,170 Median home price
  • -5.11% Home appreciation rate
  • 12.38% Annual property tax
  • 87.1%
    Homes owned
  • 8.1%
    Homes rented
  • 4.8%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Byron Center, the air quality is 23% and the weather, on average, is 44% sunny, 37% rainy, and 73% snowy. The average temperature is 49°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Byron Center, you should know that 87.1% of homes are owned while 8.1% of homes are rented, and 4.8% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $161,170, the median age of homes is 13 years, the annual home appreciation is -5.11% and the annual property tax is 12.38%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Byron Center, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Byron Center’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Byron Center is 34 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 49.44% Democratic, 48.92% Republican, and 1.65% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:18


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 86%
    High school diploma
  • 9%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 24%
    Bachelors degree
  • 11%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Byron Center, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 11.30% of residents are unemployed in Byron Center (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Byron Center residents: 15.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 18.10% are in the arts and sciences field, 10% are in the customer service field, 28.5% are in the sales field, 0.52% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.1% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 19.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:18. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 86.37%, 8.63% of residents have an associate’s degree, 24.08% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 11.25% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Byron Center, you should be aware that the average commute time is 20 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Byron Center have a few different options. 86% of commuters use their own cars, 6% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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