Huntington Woods is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 6,265 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 96.12% 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 (14.49%), business and financial occupations (11.49%), and healthcare (11.11%).
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.
Also of interest is that Huntington Woods 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 Huntington Woods telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.38% 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.
In addition, Huntington Woods is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Huntington Woods is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Huntington Woods really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Huntington Woods perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Huntington Woods doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Huntington Woods. 77.10% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Huntington Woods in 2018 was $64,090, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $256,360 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 German, Polish, Irish, English, and Eastern European.
The most common language spoken in Huntington Woods is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.