Bloomfield Hills is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,009 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Bloomfield Hills is the 244th largest community in Michigan.
Bloomfield Hills home prices are not only among the most expensive in Michigan, but Bloomfield Hills real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Bloomfield Hills is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.54% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bloomfield Hills is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bloomfield Hills who work in healthcare (21.56%), management occupations (18.74%), and teaching (10.16%).
Also of interest is that Bloomfield Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Bloomfield Hills telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.13% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Because of many things, Bloomfield Hills is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bloomfield Hills a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bloomfield Hills has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bloomfield Hills’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Bloomfield Hills is a pretty powerful place. 70.70% of the adults in Bloomfield Hills have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Bloomfield Hills in 2010 was $89,205, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $356,820 for a family of four.
Bloomfield Hills is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bloomfield Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bloomfield Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bloomfield Hills include German, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Bloomfield Hills's cultural character, accounting for 18.86% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Bloomfield Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and German/Yiddish.