Northville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 6,119 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Northville is the 166th 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 87.30% 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 (13.92%), sales jobs (11.53%), and business and financial occupations (11.32%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.85% 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, 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.
Northville 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, Northville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Northville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Northville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Northville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 68.47% 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 Northville in 2018 was $65,067, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $260,268 for a family of four.
Northville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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, Italian, Polish, and English.
In addition, Northville has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.57%).
The most common language spoken in Northville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.