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Farmington
  • Suburb of Detroit, MI

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    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Farmington is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 10,563. Farmington is in Oakland County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Farmington offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Farmington there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Farmington and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Farmington are highly rated.

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About Farmington...
Population
10,563

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$210,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,053
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    37.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    18.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    141.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    604.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    37.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    21%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Farmington

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$76,102
National
$62,843

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