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Places With The Best Employment In Michigan 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • East Grand Rapids, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,297
78
  • Forest Hills, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,667
80
  • Beverly Hills, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,450
83
  • Huntington Woods, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,330
83
  • Birmingham, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,653
80
  • Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,265
  • We moved here a year ago from Northern California and love it! Why? 1) It's beautiful. It's like "The Truman Show" - a ton of Tree-lined trees. Everyone takes really good care of their historic homes
81
  • Novi, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 58,233
  • I truly love Novi! I've lived in Michigan for most of my life but moved to Novi in 2008. I live in a cul-de-sac community that is beautiful and the neighborhood is a bonded family. Living in a city
76
  • Grosse Pointe Park, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,276
84
  • Plymouth, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,956
  • Darling little town in W Wayne County. Streets need improvement, but cute place. Lots of nice shoppes. Cantoro's on the outskirts is a wonderful market. Many great homes. Expensive.
82
  • Northville, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,986
75
  • Rochester Hills, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 72,987
  • Rochester Hills is like the Northern vibe of Oakland county. Its a fine place for Families and wealthy people. I wouldn't recommend it for the poor and the disabled people who dont have transportation.
74
  • Troy, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 82,982
  • Schools, recreation, shopping, dining, city services, neighborhoods, parks...it’s all in Troy with access to expressways for easy drives to Detroit for sports, night life, culture, and Canada as well as
69
  • Temperance, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,705
80
  • Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,785
82
  • Grosse Pointe, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,256
69
  • Lake Fenton, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,386
80
  • Saline, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,082
  • Small town. Longtime locals plus many commuters. Small homes, McMansions, big box stores on the outskirts. More high school kids drive to school than any other district in the region. Drugs are a
71
  • Farmington Hills, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 81,154
  • In Michigan, when you hear someone say he or she lives in Farmington Hills then one automatically assumes that person is rich, affluent, or important in some way. Farmington Hills is a very affluent and
80
  • Berkley, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,239
76
  • New Baltimore, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,266
78
  • Milford, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,434
69
  • Freeland, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,141
78
  • Brighton, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,550
  • Charming mill pond. Tiny downtown that is adorable. Problem is, there is not much to it. Edge of town has many retail stores. Not diverse. Twenty minutes to Novi or Ann
75
  • Royal Oak, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 58,823
  • Two suggestions: 1. There needs to be lighting at the kiosks to pay for parking in Royal Oak. Too dark so see what to do. 2. Don't understand why you can't prepay at the parking machines in the
79
  • South Lyon, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,672
75
  • Livonia, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 94,849
  • Metro Detroit offers many great suburbs for business professionals relocating to Michigan. I have lived in Michigan for 21 years, and have enjoyed visiting the various suburbs of Michigan. Overall, they
70
  • Grandville, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,842
83
  • Rochester, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,969
76
  • Trenton, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,426
80
  • Farmington, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,526
72
  • Lambertville, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,528
63
  • Westwood, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,604
75
  • Marysville, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,775
74
  • Allen Park, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,519
68
  • Jenison, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,461
69
  • Walker, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,458
68
  • Rockford, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,044
76
  • St. Joseph, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,307
74
  • Byron Center, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,840
74
  • Tecumseh, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,370
  • Nice village. Some lovely old homes. Small downtown. One great restaurant. Safe place. Not much to do, and it is 45 minutes to Toledo or Ann
79
  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 118,087
  • This is a town and gown world. The campus area is bustling. U-M is expensive and selective. Lots of grad students, lots of folks born in other countries. Great grocery options with 2 whole foods stores,
70
  • Haslett, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,951
79
  • Okemos, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,493
64
  • Shields, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,088
66
  • Comstock Northwest, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,728
75
  • Portage, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 47,854
  • I have lived in Portage for the last two years. I relocated here a few years after college from the suburbs of Detroit and own a home here. I would say it is similar here to other suburbs, and would be
74
  • Mason, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,334
68
  • Riverview, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,208
78
  • Clawson, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,008
71
  • Sterling Heights, MI
  • (City)
  • Population: 131,674
  • The overall citizens are okay however the corruption within the city officials is insane. There is corruption in the police department,city council,Mayor and from city workers lowest to the top. The

Employment is a key factor when considering your relocation options in Michigan. Ensuring that there are plenty of high paying jobs in your new city plays an important part in deciding where you want to relocate to. Using our unique algorithm and multiple data points, we came up with the best cities in Michigan for employment and jobs. Relocating is stressful enough, knowing that you are choosing a city with good job opportunities should at least alleviate some of that stress!

Listed above are Michigan cities with the best employment and job opportunities with a population over 5,000. These cities have a mix of low unemployment rates as well as high median income and income per capita. Unemployment rates continue to fall and hiring is up, so the rest will depend on which city you choose to relocate to. This list will help to ensure that the city you select has strong job opportunities.

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