Farmington Hills is an affluent community in southeastern Michigan. It is the second largest city in Oakland County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population was 79,740 at the 2010 census. It is part of the upscale northwestern suburbs of Metropolitan Detroit and is also 33 miles northeast of downtown Ann Arbor.
Oakland County is touted as one of the wealthiest counties in the Midwestern United States, with Farmington Hills being one of the county's top family income areas. In 2007, CNNMoney.com listed the Farmington Hills area as number 55 in their Best Places to Live survey. Farmington Hills consistently ranks as one of the safest cities in the United States, as well as in the State of Michigan. In 2010, the area ranked as the 30th safest city in America.
The Mayor's Youth Council is an active teen committee/council who work under the city to help address teen problems and issues. This council is run by the youth, for the youth, and is helping to build the Riley Skate Park (the largest skate park in the midwest), sends delegates to the National League of Cities (NLC) conferences, has articles published in the local newspaper, helps run city wide events, organizes battle of the bands, and hosts their own talk show. The Commission for Children, Youth and Families - operated in partnership with neighboring Farmington - is dedicated to creating a welcoming community for individuals of all ages and backgrounds.
The median income for a household in the city was $73,274, and the median income for a family was $93,136. Males had a median income of $61,757 versus $39,540 for females. The per capita income for the city was $36,134. About 2.4% of families and 4.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.
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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL
Salon Spargo - Category: Black Hair Salons - 32512 Northwestern Hwy Farmington Hills, Michigan (248) 539-9460
DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD
Sugar Momma's - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - Soul Food Prepared with Love & Care
We Bring You the Freshest Food Possible. - 24361 Halstead Road - Farmington, MI (248) 987-2011 - (visit website)
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Wize Guyz Comedy Club - Category: Comedy Club - National and local stand-up comedians provide laughs galore at this new Farmington Hills location located inside the Holiday Inn. - 37529 Grand River, - Farmington Hills, MI (734) 674-9362
Multicultural/Multiracial Heritage Festival October Held at the Costick Activities Center - Free to the public
- (visit website)
The "Main Festival" is a full day featuring delicious ethnic foods, fine arts, cultural displays and live entertainment.
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