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Income/capita 42%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 34%
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IndexFarmington HillsMichiganNational
Income per capita$42,386$27,549$29,829
Median household income$71,463$50,803$55,322
Median income owner occupied$96,879$62,251$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,154$28,598$35,192
Median earnings male$58,477$35,730$36,919
Median earnings female$35,448$22,948$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level8.5%16.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Farmington Hills is 42% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Farmington Hills is 29% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Farmington Hills is 34% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Farmington Hills is 44% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $47,637$71,463$142,926
      City
      $33,865$50,803$101,606
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Farmington Hills median earnings by income bracket

      Farmington Hills employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.4%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector23.7%0.1%
      Financial & insurance services4.6%9.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.8%10.8%
      Public administration2.4%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%1.5%
      Education, health & social services13.7%34.1%
      Other30.9%27.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Bloomfield Hills, MI3,984$169,265206.0%
      Franklin, MI3,262$150,250171.6%
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,517$141,250155.3%
      Lake Angelus, MI260$127,083129.7%
      Huntington Woods, MI6,330$121,528119.7%
      Farmington Hills, MI81,154$71,46329.2%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lakewood, CA81,054$82,17548.5%
      Palm Coast, FL80,948$49,20711.1%
      Cranston, RI80,882$61,64611.4%
      Merced, CA81,461$39,30728.9%
      Largo, FL80,678$39,63628.4%
      Farmington Hills, MI81,154$71,46329.2%
      Source: The Farmington Hills, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).