Michigan Center is a town in Michigan with a population of 4,741. Michigan Center is in Jackson County. Living in Michigan Center offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Residents of Michigan Center tend to be conservative. The public schools in Michigan Center are above average.
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Michigan Center is a small town located just outside Jackson, MI. Despite its size, it has quite a diverse choice of restaurants to choose from. Everything from Chinese, to a locally owned Rudy's drive in. In July the Carp Carnival comes to town complete with greasy fair food, some rides for the kids, and a Beer Tent for the adults. If you live downtown just like me, you are 3 minutes or less from a gym, restaurants, car wash, schools, specialty stores, and the lake. It may be a small town, but it is an exceptional one.
I lived and went to school here, It's a small town where most everyone knows each other, which makes local football games and parties even more fun.
Michigan Center is a small dying town just minutes from Jackson, Michigan. Most businesses that start up close their doors within a couple years. We do have a Dollar General, Burger King, Dairy Queen and a Mcdonalds that see a huge turnover in help. The largest employer would be Menards which is between Jackson and Michigan Center off from the expressway. A lot of second-hand stores or resale clothing shops open but don't make it very long. We have a couple bars that seem to do ok. One is quite large, but it has been sold and resold many times. Now it's used for MMA Fights and does very well. Most of the mom and pop diners close their doors after a year. If you drive down our main street, you will see many empty buildings. We do have a good high school, but it is a school of choice and a lot of students from Jackson attend.