Northville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 6,074 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Northville is the 166th largest community in Michigan.
Northville real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Northville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Northville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Northville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 21.73% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Northville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Northville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Northville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Northville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Northville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Northville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Northville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 63.79% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Northville in 2018 was $70,463, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $281,852 for a family of four.
The people who call Northville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Northville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Northville include German, English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Northville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Polish.