Northville, MI
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Living in Northville


Northville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,970 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Northville is the 173rd largest community in Michigan.

Northville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Michigan, but Northville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Northville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.18% 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 (19.03%), sales jobs (10.29%), and business and financial occupations (9.99%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Northville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.28% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

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.

In Northville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.22 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Northville. 61.98% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Northville in 2018 was $58,498, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $233,992 for a family of four.

Northville is a very 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, Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Northville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.