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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.48% 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.
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.
Despite being a small city, Huntington Woods has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other 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.