Huntington Woods, MI
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Huntington Woods is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 6,328 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Huntington Woods is the 167th largest community in Michigan.

Huntington Woods home prices are not only among the most expensive in Michigan, but Huntington Woods real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Huntington Woods is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 96.76% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Huntington Woods is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huntington Woods who work in management occupations (16.64%), business and financial occupations (11.53%), and sales jobs (10.75%).

Of important note, Huntington Woods is also a city of artists. Huntington Woods has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Huntington Woods’s character.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.48% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

In addition, Huntington Woods is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Because of many things, Huntington Woods is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Huntington Woods 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, Huntington Woods has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Huntington Woods’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

In Huntington Woods, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Huntington Woods is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Huntington Woods, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Huntington Woods is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 81.01% 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 Huntington Woods in 2010 was $63,600, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $254,400 for a family of four.

The people who call Huntington Woods home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huntington Woods residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Huntington Woods include Polish, Irish, Russian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Huntington Woods is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Spanish.



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