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Farmington Hills is a town in Michigan with a population of 81,214. Farmington Hills is in Oakland County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Farmington Hills offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Farmington Hills there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Farmington Hills and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Farmington Hills are highly rated.

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About Farmington Hills...
Population
81,214

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$257,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,171
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    77.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    20.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    8.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    178.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    673.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    82.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

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