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Demographics and Other Data

Community Information

Tax Rates

(Per $1,000 of State Equalized Valuation - in Farmington School District)

2009 Primary residence exemption $38.0409
2009 Non-primary residence exemption $47.6967

 2009 Local Unit Tax Rates For All Cities and Major Townships in Oakland County

 2009 Tax Comparison For All Local Units of Government in Oakland County

State Equalized Value

2008 $4,743,497,740
2009 $4,297,748,050
2010 $3,696,814,750

Land Use 2007

Type Subtotals Acres Total Acres Percent of Developed Percent of Total
Residential   11145 53.7 52
  Single-Family 9211   44.4 42.9
  Single-Family Cluster 527   2.5 2.5
  Two-Family 8   0 0
  Multiple Family 1359   6.6 6.3
  Mobile Home 40   0.1 0.1
Business   576 2.8 2.7
Office   710 3.4 3.3
IRO   258 1.2 1.2
Industrial   644 3.1 3
Utility   40 0.1 0.1
Public   980 4.7 4.6
  Buildings 110   0.5 0.5
  Parks 405   2 1.9
  School-Owned 465   2.2 2.2
Quasi-Public   2077 10 9.7
  Institutional 793   3.8 3.7
  Private Recreation 1284   6.2 6
Golf Course   573 2.8 2.7
Street R.O.W.   3740 18 17.4
Total Developed   20743 100.00% 96.7
Vacant   703   3.3

Transportation Access

By Road

Major Expressways located within or near Farmington Hills include: I-96, I-696, I-275, and the M-5 Connector.

Public Transportation is available along major thoroughfares via bus routes from SMART (Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation)

By Air

Farmington Hills is conveniently located within a short drive of five airports:

Detroit Metropolitan Airport  30 Minutes
Oakland County International Airport 30 Minutes
Detroit City Airport 35 Minutes
Lansing International Airport  75 Minutes
Bishop International Airport 55 Minutes

By Train

Travel by train is available at these nearby stations:

Ann Arbor 33 Minutes
Birmingham 27 Minutes
Dearborn 26 Minutes
Detroit 27 Minutes
Pontiac 27 Minutes
Royal Oak 20 Minutes

Major Medical

Botsford Hospital (Farmington Hills) 11 Minutes
Providence Park Hospital (Novi) 14 Minutes
Providence Hospital (Southfield) 16 Minutes
Beaumont Hospital (Royal Oak) 21 Minutes
St. Joseph Hospital (Ann Arbor) 22 Minutes
Detroit Medical Center (Detroit) 27 Minutes
University of Michigan Medical Center (Ann Arbor) 36 Minutes

Major Universities

Wayne State University (Detroit) 26 Minutes
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) 37 Minutes
Oakland University (Rochester) 38 Minutes
Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti) 40 Minutes
Michigan State University (Lansing) 65 Minutes

Business Information

Employment

(Source: November 2007 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Farmington Hills Civilian Unemployment 6.4%
(Based on Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills Statistical Area)  
State of Michigan Civilian Unemployment 7.6%

2009 Employment by Industrial Class

 (Source: ESRI Forecast for 2009)

2009 Employed Population Age 16+ by Industry

2009 Employment by Occupation

(Source: ESRI Forecast for 2009)

2009 Employed Population Age 16+ by Occupation

Major Employers

The Top Five Employers in Farmington Hills are:

Firm Name Product/Service Approximate Number of Employees
Botsford Hospital Health care provider 2000
Robert Bosch Corporation Automotive engineering/testing 1600
Quicken Loans Lending services 1000
Cengage Learning Gale Database information providers 850
Chrysler Financial Services Financial services 800

Average Rent

(Source: Colliers International, 4Q2009)

Class A $21.55
Class B $17.89
Class C $15.79
Overall Average $18.01

Vacancy Rate

(Source: Colliers International, 4Q2009)

Percent Vacant Office Space 15.6%

Demographics

Population and Households (Source: ESRI Forecast for 2009)

Total Population 80,910
Total Households 33,805

2009 Population by Age

(Source: ESRI Forecast for 2009)

2009 Population by Age

2009 Population by Race/Ethnicity

(Source: ESRI Forecast for 2009)

2009 Population by Race/Ethnicity

2009 Population 25+ by Educational Attainment

(Source: ESRI Forecast for 2009)

2009 Population 25+ by Educational Attainment

2009 Households By Income

(Source: ESRI Forecast for 2009)

Median Household Income $82,318
Per Capita Income $46,024
Median Home Value $202,899

2009 Households by Income

 

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