Farmington Hills, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Farmington Hills, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Farmington Hills had a population of 81,879 as of July 1, 2018. Farmington Hills ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Farmington Hills is located at latitude 42.4856 and longitude -83.376 in Oakland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Farmington Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Oakland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The City of Farmington Hills (GNIS ID: 1626270) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Farmington Hills, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 81,879
Population in Households 81,138
Population in Familes 64,552
Population in Group Qrtrs 741
Population Density2 2,460
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $78,530
Average Household Income $105,948
Per Capita Income $45,023


Total Housing Units 37,210 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,570 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,033 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,608 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $246,326
Average Home Value $269,855


Total Households 34,602
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 21,610
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.32% 0.36%
Households 0.37% 0.4%
Families 0.11% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Farmington Hills, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farmington Hills to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 98th
Population Density # 106 85th
Diversity Index # 41 94th
Median Household Income # 36 95th
Per Capita Income # 37 95th

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