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    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B-
Novi is a town in Michigan with a population of 58,835. Novi is in Oakland County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Novi offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Novi there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Novi and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Novi are highly rated.
About Novi...
Population
58,835

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$290,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,227
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Novi Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    43.4
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    18.4
    40.7
  • Robbery
    10
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    70.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    906.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    53.4
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%

Working in Novi

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$88,667
National
$55,322
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Novi Reviews

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Novi has been an amazing place to grow up. Although I attended Mercy High for high school, I went to Novi Public Schools K-8 and received an incredible elementary education. Crime is very low; I feel extremely safe at all hours of the day indoors and outdoors. I do, however, wish the overdevelopment of Novi would slow, as we are quickly seeing our remaining woodlands disappear into new neighborhood complexes. Traffic is growing worse, and the schools are growing overcrowded, I have been told by my three younger brothers who attend Novi Schools currently. Overall, I feel blessed to have grown up in such a wonderful, diverse community.
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I have lived in Novi my whole life and love it! It is a fairly diverse city with lots of fun for all ages lots of shopping, has a great movie theater, dog park, kid attractions like airtime, bars and tons more. The schools are fantastic with real knowledgable teachers always willing to help as well as have fun learning too. Novi has fun deals around town with food and shopping and is always looking to continue this thriving city. The police do a great job watching over the city.
Great public school system. Nice neighborhoods. Some of the communities even have public pools. Diverse community, rich in many cultures. Close to lots of shopping whether it's a mall or something smaller it's all here. Parks and rec does a good job with lots of events for families and kids. Small lake accessible to all residents. Great place to live!