Harper Woods, MI

Harper Woods profile

Living in Harper Woods

Harper Woods is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 13,746 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Harper Woods is the 85th largest community in Michigan.

Harper Woods is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Harper Woods is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Harper Woods who work in office and administrative support (14.96%), sales jobs (8.20%), and healthcare (8.04%).

The education level of Harper Woods citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.79% of adults in Harper Woods have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Harper Woods in 2018 was $23,454, which is lower middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,816 for a family of four. However, Harper Woods contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Harper Woods is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Harper Woods home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Harper Woods residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Harper Woods include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Harper Woods is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.