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", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Huntington Woods is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Huntington Woods’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Even though Huntington Woods is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
If knowledge is power, Huntington Woods is a pretty powerful place. 81.01% of the adults in Huntington Woods 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 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.