Northville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,958 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Northville is the 173rd largest community in Michigan.
Northville real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Northville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Northville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Northville is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Northville who work in management occupations (17.20%), business and financial occupations (10.46%), and sales jobs (10.20%).
Also of interest is that Northville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Northville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Northville 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, Northville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Northville 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.
Northville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
If knowledge is power, Northville is a pretty powerful place. 65.87% of the adults in Northville 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 Northville in 2018 was $72,286, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $289,144 for a family of four.
The people who call Northville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Northville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Northville include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Northville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Polish.