Farmington Hills, MI
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Living in Farmington Hills


Farmington Hills is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 83,986 people and 24 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 88.38% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Farmington Hills is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Farmington Hills who work in management occupations (14.13%), sales jobs (9.77%), and office and administrative support (9.29%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Farmington Hills telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.11% 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.

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.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Farmington Hills, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Farmington Hills is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.24% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Farmington Hills in 2018 was $50,082, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $200,328 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: 21.11%.

The most common language spoken in Farmington Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Arabic.