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Statistics and Facts of Farmington Hills Michigan

History
The first white settlers in Farmington Township were Quakers.

Before it was formed as a city two incorporated places existed in what is now Farmington Hills. These were Quakertown, Michigan and Wood Creek Farms. There was also the unincorporated place of Quakertown North.

Population (year 2000): 82,111. Estimated population in July 2006: 79,793 (-2.8% change)
Males: 39,733 (48.4%)
Females: 42,378 (51.6%)

Oakland County

Median resident age: 38.6 years
Michigan median age: 35.5 years

Zip codes: 48334.

Estimated median household income in 2005: $70,133 (it was $67,493 in 2000)
Farmington Hills $70,133
Michigan: $46,039

Estimated median house/condo value in 2005: $274,100 (it was $227,300 in 2000)
Farmington Hills $274,100
Michigan: $149,300

Median gross rent in 2005: $897.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2005: 4.1%

Ancestries: German (17.3%), Irish (12.1%), Polish (11.0%), English (10.1%), Italian (6.0%), Russian (4.6%).

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 33.3 square miles. Population density: 2409 people per square mile (low).

For population 25 years and over in Farmington Hills
High school or higher: 91.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.9%
Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
Unemployed: 2.9%

Mean travel time to work: 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farmington Hills city
Never married: 25.0%
Now married: 58.8%
Separated: 0.6%
Widowed: 6.9%
Divorced: 8.7%

12,902 residents are foreign born.
This city: 15.7%
Michigan: 5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2005: $4,393 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2005: $3,614 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (20.0 miles, pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (299.1 miles, pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Farmington, MI (1.7 miles), Franklin, MI (5.4 miles), West Bloomfield Township, MI (5.8 miles), Livonia, MI (6.3 miles), Orchard Lake Village, MI (6.7 miles), Bingham Farms, MI (7.0 miles), Novi, MI (7.0 miles), Walled Lake, MI (7.7 miles).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,304 (+9.8%).

Unemployment in September 2007:
Here: 5.4%
Michigan: 7.0%

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in 2006: 171 (120 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here: 1.50
US city average: 3.00

Hospitals/medical centers near Farmington Hills:
STRAITH HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY (about 6 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI)
ST MARY MERCY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; LIVONIA, MI)
NORTHVILLE REGIONAL PSYCHIATRIC HOSP (about 9 miles; NORTHVILLE, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Farmington Hills:
OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 12 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 20 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
WILLOW RUN (about 20 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: YIP)

Other public-use airports nearest to Farmington Hills:
CANTON-PLYMOUTH-METTETAL (about 11 miles; PLYMOUTH, MI; ID: 1D2)
OAKLAND/TROY (about 15 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)
OAKLAND SOUTHWEST (about 17 miles; NEW HUDSON, MI; ID: Y47)

Amtrak stations near Farmington Hills:
12 miles: PONTIAC (1600 WIDE TRACK DR.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
14 miles: BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
16 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)

Local government website: www.ci.farmington-hills.mi.us

College/University in Farmington Hills:
WILLIAM TYNDALE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 498; Location: 35700 W TWELVE MILE RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.williamtyndale.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farmington Hills:
SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE (about 5 miles; LIVONIA, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
MADONNA UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 2,431)
LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-BLOOMFIELD HILLS CAMPUS (about 13 miles; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,634)
HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 6,572)
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN (about 15 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 5,574)
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 18 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)

Public high schools in Farmington Hills:
NORTH FARMINGTON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,364; Location: 32900 W. 13 MILE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,091; Location: 29995 W. 12 MILE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Farmington Hills:
EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 803; Location: 25000 MIDDLEBELT ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
POWER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 778; Location: 34740 RHONSWOOD STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
O.E. DUNCKEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 718; Location: 32800 W. 12 MILE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
WARNER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 629; Location: 30303 W. 14 MILE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
HILLSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 566; Location: 36801 W. 11 MILE ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
GILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 522; Location: 21195 GILL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
KENBROOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 465; Location: 32130 BONNET HILL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
J.A. LANIGAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 461; Location: 23800 TUCK ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
BEECHVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 432; Location: 26850 WESTMEATH ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
FOREST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 34545 OLD TIMBER ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)

Library in Farmington Hills:
FARMINGTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,705,002; Location: 32737 WEST TWELVE MILE ROAD; 221,611 books; 9,830 audio materials; 12,042 video materials; 800 serial subscriptions)

Average household size:
This city: 2.4 people
Michigan: 2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city: 65.0%
Whole state: 68.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city: 3.5%
Whole state: 5.3%

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,446 (+17.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,399 (20.2%)

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