Farmington Hills, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Farmington Hills, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Farmington Hills had a population of 82,569 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Farmington Hills population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Farmington Hills, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 82,569
Daytime Population: Workers 65,416
Daytime Population: Residents 38,487
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 103,903
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 81,844
Population in Familes 65,661
Population in Group Qrtrs 725
Population Density2 2,481
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $76,039
Average Household Income $102,565
Per Capita Income $43,629


Total Housing Units 37,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,688 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,241 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,372 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $239,895
Average Home Value $258,389


Total Households 34,929
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 21,880
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.48% 0.49%
Households 0.55% 0.54%
Families 0.3% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

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, 2017 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 # 11 99th
Population Density # 104 85th
Diversity Index # 43 94th
Median Household Income # 36 95th
Per Capita Income # 35 95th

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