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Huntington Woods, Michigan

Huntington Woods, Michigan
City of Huntington Woods
Official seal of Huntington Woods, Michigan
Seal
Nickname(s): 
The City of Homes
Location within Oakland County
Location within Oakland County
Huntington Woods is located in Michigan
Huntington Woods
Huntington Woods
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 42°28′50″N 83°10′01″W / 42.48056°N 83.16694°W / 42.48056; -83.16694
CountryUnited States
StateMichigan
CountyOakland
Incorporated1926 (village)
1932 (city)
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • MayorBob Paul
 • City managerAmy Sullivan
Area
 • City1.49 sq mi (3.86 km2)
 • Land1.49 sq mi (3.86 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
663 ft (202 m)
Population
 • City6,238
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
6,312
 • Density4,239.60/sq mi (1,637.34/km2)
 • Metro
4,296,250 (Metro Detroit)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48070
Area code(s)248
FIPS code26-40000[4]
GNIS feature ID0628842[5]
WebsiteOfficial website

Huntington Woods is a suburb of Detroit, located in southeastern Oakland County, Michigan. The population was 6,238 at the 2010 census.[6] Huntington Woods is situated along the Woodward Corridor and is bounded by Ten and Eleven Mile Roads to the north and south, and by Woodward Avenue and Coolidge Highway to the east and west. The city is widely known as the "City of Homes", as it consists mostly of residences.[7] Rackham Golf Course is located along the southern end of the city. The western portion of the Detroit Zoo is located within the city limits and is a contributor to its tax base.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.47 square miles (3.81 km2), all land.[8] Rackham Golf Course, owned by the city of Detroit, makes up 20% (0.3 square miles) of the total area of the city.[9]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930655
19401,705160.3%
19504,949190.3%
19608,74676.7%
19708,536−2.4%
19806,937−18.7%
19906,419−7.5%
20006,151−4.2%
20106,2381.4%
Est. 20186,312[3]1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 6,238 people, 2,354 households, and 1,784 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,243.5 inhabitants per square mile (1,638.4/km2). There were 2,429 housing units at an average density of 1,652.4 per square mile (638.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.0% White, 1.0% African American, 0.2% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 2,354 households of which 38.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.9% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.2% were non-families. 19.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.08.

The median age in the city was 42 years. 27.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 31.6% were from 45 to 64; and 13.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

2000 census

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 6,151 people, 2,381 households, and 1,802 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,196.0 people per square mile (1,615.6/km²). There were 2,416 housing units at an average density of 1,648.1 per square mile (634.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.96% White, 0.68% African American, 0.05% Native American, 1.41% Asian, 0.26% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.88% of the population.

There were 2,381 households out of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the city, the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 29.7% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $87,086, and the median income for a family was $97,055. Males had a median income of $73,750 versus $43,565 for females. The per capita income for the city was $45,264. About 1.8% of families and 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 2.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education

All residents live within Berkley School District boundaries.

A portion of land in the city is zoned to Ferndale Public Schools.[11]

Many residents also attend local private schools, such as University of Detroit Jesuit High School, Detroit Country Day School, Shrine Catholic High School, The Roeper School, Farber Hebrew Day School, Hillel Day School, Cranbrook-Kingswood School, Brother Rice High School, and Mercy High School.[citation needed]

Notable people

See also

References

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 3, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 22, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Huntington Woods, Michigan
  6. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Huntington Woods city, Michigan". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved August 19, 2011.
  7. ^ Ballard, C. Ray (1993). The history of Huntington Woods: The city of homes. Huntington Woods Study Club.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-25.
  9. ^ Detroit updates Huntington Woods on Rackham status, Micki Steele / The Detroit News, 19 January 2011
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  11. ^ "SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP (2010 CENSUS): Oakland County, MI" ( Archived 2016-01-13 at the Wayback Machine). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on June 29, 2015.
  12. ^ "Kristen Bell's yard gets a makeover." The Detroit News. March 24, 2007. Retrieved on October 28, 2009.

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