Birmingham, MI

Population: 20,653

Key findings

  • Birmingham has a Livability Score of 88/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Birmingham crime rates are 68% lower than the Michigan average
  • Cost of living in Birmingham is 50% higher than the Michigan average
  • Birmingham real estate prices are 244% higher than the Michigan average
  • Rental prices in Birmingham are 66% higher than the Michigan average

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      Top Rated Schools in Birmingham

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Quarton ElementaryKG - 546173%
      Derby Middle School6 - 881072%
      Pierce Elementary SchoolKG - 557869%
      Ernest W. Seaholm High School9 - 121,35140%
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      An Affluent Option to Detroit

      Attractions8/10
      Community10/10
      Nightlife9/10
      Dining9/10
      Shopping9/10
      Birmingham, Michigan is a well-developed suburb to the northwest of Detroit. The city is commerce-driven with a booming downtown/shopping district. The city is kept safe by a fair and competent police force, and is seemingly always building something new. Birmingham is geared towards the upper middle-class lifestyle which is prevalent in the city's many neighborhoods. The housing market is great, with home prices staying low and property taxes remaining reasonable. The city is currently seeing a boom in property sales.

      Shopping, dining and nightlife in Birmingham is spectacular. There are many options for shopping at small or big stores and there are numerous ethnic and fusion restaurants that are becoming more popular in the region. Nightlife is excellent as well, with the city featuring many venues for a fun night on the town.

      Overall, Birmingham is a great choice for those looking to raise a family, or those just looking to settle in an economically stable and charming city, without the hassle and crime of Detroit.
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      Source: The Birmingham, MI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).