Huntington Woods, Michigan
|City of Huntington Woods|
|• Mayor||Ronald Gillham|
|• City Manager||Alex Allie|
|• Total||1.47 sq mi (3.81 km2)|
|• Land||1.47 sq mi (3.81 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||663 ft (202 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||6,288|
|• Density||4,243.5/sq mi (1,638.4/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||248, 313|
|GNIS feature ID||0628842|
|Website||City of Huntington Woods|
Huntington Woods is a city in southeastern Oakland County, Michigan. The population was 6,238 at the 2010 census. Huntington Woods is an inner suburb of Detroit and is bounded by Ten Mile and Eleven Mile Roads to the north and south, and by Coolidge Highway and Woodward Avenue to the west and east. The city has adopted the nickname of "City of Homes". The western portion of the Detroit Zoo is located in the city and contributes to its tax base.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.47 square miles (3.81 km2), all of it land. Rackham Golf Course, owned by the city of Detroit, makes up 20% (0.3 square miles) of the total area of the city.
As of the census 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.
As of the census 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.
Many residents also opt to attend local private schools, such as Detroit Country Day School, Shrine Catholic High School, The Roeper School, Brother Rice High School, University of Detroit Jesuit High School, and Cranbrook-Kingswood School.
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