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Birmingham is a suburb in the Detroit Metro Area and in the Oakland County. It has a population of 21,738 and a population density of 4,534, which is 98% above the national average. It has a median age of 42, which is 2 years above the Detroit Metro median age and 3 years above the national average.


Birmingham has a median home value of $549,500, which is 55% above the Metro average.The average rent of $3,348 is 59% above the metro average rent and 38% above the national average rent. The average household income in Birmingham is $151,556 , which is 53% above the Metro average household income and 51% above the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Birmingham is 8. Birmingham also has a crime index 43 that is below the Metro average and below the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Detroit.


$549,500Median Home Value
$245,800 Detroit Metro Area
$3,348Median Rent
$1,388 Detroit Metro Area
6 /10 - 9 /10
School Rating
39
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
32 mins To Detroit Metro Area

Birmingham Zip Code

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Birmingham's population is made up of 58% married, 26% single, 12% divorced and 5% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 39%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 19%. Homeowners make up 76% of the population in Birmingham.

21,738Population
4,345,761 Detroit Metro Area
4,534Population Density
  • 49% Male
  • 51% Female
42 Median Age
40 Detroit Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Birmingham is $101,884. The Median Household Income is $151,556 and the Birmingham Unemployment Rate is 4%.

$101,884Income Per Capita
$40,496 Detroit Metro Area
$151,556Median Household Income
$71,265 Detroit Metro Area
6% Poverty Rate
14% Detroit Metro Area
4% Unemployment Rate
5% Detroit Metro Area
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$549,500Median Home Value
$245,800 Detroit Metro Area
$3,348Median Rent
$1,388 Detroit Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Detroit Metro Area

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Renters
24%
Home Owners
76%
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6 /10 - 9 /10
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Top Schools in Birmingham

Troy School District
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3541 Jack Drive, Troy, MI, 48084
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Birmingham Public Schools School District
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1525 COVINGTON RD, BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI, 48301
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Birmingham Public Schools School District
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1829 Pierce Street, Birmingham, MI, 48009
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Birmingham Public Schools School District
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6275 Inkster Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48301
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Birmingham Public Schools School District
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3595 North Adams Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48304
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32 mins
Detroit Metro Area
Commute To
Detroit Metropolitan Airport
42 mins
Warren, MI
24 mins
Baker College Flint
56 mins
Northwood University Michigan
56 mins
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Birmingham crime index is 39 which is lower than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Birmingham.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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