Huntington Woods is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 6,317 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 97.23% 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 (17.09%), healthcare (11.71%), and business and financial occupations (11.08%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.33% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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 79.80% 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 $63,891, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $255,564 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 Russian.
The most common language spoken in Huntington Woods is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Indo-European and Spanish.