Barton Hills is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 303 people and just one neighborhood, Barton Hills is the 596th largest community in Michigan.
Real Estate Prices
Barton Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in Michigan, but Barton Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Barton Hills is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 96.69% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Barton Hills is a village of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Barton Hills who work in healthcare (19.87%), management occupations (17.22%) and teaching (17.22%).
Of important note, Barton Hills is also a village of artists. Barton Hills has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Barton Hills’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.99% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Barton Hills is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Barton Hills really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Barton Hills perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Barton Hills is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.