Livonia is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 94,105 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Livonia is the ninth largest community in Michigan.
Livonia real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Livonia house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Livonia isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Livonia are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Livonia is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Livonia who work in office and administrative support (15.24%), management occupations (10.35%), and sales jobs (9.43%).
Also of interest is that Livonia has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Livonia 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, Livonia really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Livonia 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.
The population of Livonia is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.54% of adults in Livonia have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Livonia in 2010 was $35,605, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,420 for a family of four. However, Livonia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Livonia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Livonia residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Livonia include German, Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Livonia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Arabic and Spanish.