Bloomfield Hills is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,004 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 97.67% 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 management occupations (21.27%), healthcare (20.94%), and office and administrative support (10.21%).
Of important note, Bloomfield Hills is also a city of artists. Bloomfield Hills has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bloomfield Hills’s character.
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.20% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 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, Bloomfield Hills really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bloomfield 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.
If knowledge is power, Bloomfield Hills is a pretty powerful place. 78.72% 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 $93,648, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $374,592 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 English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Bloomfield Hills's cultural character, accounting for 19.18% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Bloomfield Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and German.