Farmington Hills is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 81,050 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Farmington Hills is the 14th largest community in Michigan.
Farmington Hills real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Farmington Hills house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Farmington Hills is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.12% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Farmington Hills is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmington Hills who work in management occupations (13.98%), sales jobs (11.18%), and office and administrative support (10.93%).
Also of interest is that Farmington Hills has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing noticeable about Farmington Hills, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Farmington Hills is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Farmington Hills a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
If knowledge is power, Farmington Hills is a pretty powerful place. 53.56% of the adults in Farmington 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 Farmington Hills in 2010 was $43,545, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $174,180 for a family of four. However, Farmington Hills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Farmington Hills is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Farmington Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Farmington Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Farmington Hills include German, Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.
Farmington Hills also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.80%.
The most common language spoken in Farmington Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.