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 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.
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.