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Population in 2012: 20,437 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 

Males: 9,703  (47.5%)
Females: 10,734  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  41.1 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48009.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $97,270 (it was $80,861 in 2000)
Birmingham:

$97,270
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $68,187

Birmingham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $317,419 (it was $300,700 in 2000)
Birmingham:

$317,419
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $437,196; Detached houses: $463,589; Townhouses or other attached units: $301,784; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,078; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $208,608

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,158.

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  • White alone - 18,245 (90.5%)
  • Black alone - 663 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 468 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic - 404 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 321 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 33 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 19 (0.09%)

Races in Birmingham detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Birmingham: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (17.1%), Irish (11.2%), English (9.5%), Polish (7.8%), Italian (5.0%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 4.78 square miles.

Population density: 4,278 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Birmingham:

  • High school or higher: 98.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 38.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Birmingham city:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

1,524 residents are foreign born (4.4% Europe, 1.4% Asia, 0.9% North America).

This city:  7.6%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Birmingham, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Birmingham to the number of sex offenders is 10,219 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $7,214 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,118 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Royal Oak, MI (4.3 miles , pop. 60,062).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (12.3 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (233.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Beverly Hills, MI (1.3 miles ), Bloomfield Hills, MI (1.6 miles ), Clawson, MI (1.8 miles ), Bloomfield Township, MI (1.8 miles ), Berkley, MI (1.9 miles ), Lathrup Village, MI (1.9 miles ), Bingham Farms, MI (1.9 miles ), Royal Oak, MI (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 55 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 1999: 58 buildings, average cost: $338,200
  • 2000: 67 buildings, average cost: $277,600
  • 2001: 71 buildings, average cost: $306,300
  • 2002: 67 buildings, average cost: $288,600
  • 2003: 116 buildings, average cost: $264,900
  • 2004: 124 buildings, average cost: $288,400
  • 2005: 134 buildings, average cost: $281,600
  • 2006: 68 buildings, average cost: $318,600
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $354,300
  • 2008: 42 buildings, average cost: $250,400
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $444,800
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $397,000
  • 2011: 42 buildings, average cost: $446,300
  • 2012: 59 buildings, average cost: $419,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.54 N, Longitude: 83.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,823 (+23.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,964 (19.9%)

Area code: 248

Birmingham household income distribution Birmingham home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Birmingham by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0001000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.05.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 4140103111201
per 100,000 20.15.220.50.05.20.015.85.25.35.310.60.04.9
Robberies 35748108574677
per 100,000 15.025.835.920.741.652.042.026.136.821.231.934.834.6
Assaults 6951071537191313181612
per 100,000 30.146.425.651.736.478.0194.499.268.468.895.679.659.3
Burglaries 53657158576381657070444862
per 100,000 265.7335.2363.9299.9296.5327.6425.6339.4368.2370.5233.8238.9306.2
Thefts 379355322388407319417303326300314344254
per 100,000 1899.71830.61650.52006.52117.31658.62190.91582.31714.91587.71668.21712.51254.3
Auto thefts 3238344338232924192091515
per 100,000 160.4195.9174.3222.4197.7119.6152.4125.399.9105.847.874.774.1
Arson 41131027151522
per 100,000 20.15.25.115.55.20.010.536.678.95.326.610.09.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 132.5132.0136.2144.3143.6128.6191.5127.5129.8120.9122.7116.3102.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Birmingham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 39 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Michigan average:

1.74

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Birmingham, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -759 (-3.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Lawyers (8%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Birmingham-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Birmingham city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 tornado 5.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Birmingham-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oakland County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birmingham topographic map

Birthplace of: Alexi Lalas - Professional soccer player and executive, Christine Lahti - Actress, David Spade - comedian, Dan Dickerson - Radio sports announcer, Derek Rundell - Film producer, Scott Spiegel - Film director, Shane Battier - NBA player (Memphis Grizzlies, born: Sep 9, 1978), Sheila Young - Speed skater and racing cyclist, Elaine Crosby - Professional golfer, Gerald S. McGowan - Diplomat.

Main business address for: UNIPROP MANUFACTURED HOUSING COMMUNITIES INCOME FUND II /MI/ (REAL ESTATE), UNIPROP MANUFACTURED HOUSING COMMUNITIES INCOME FUND (REAL ESTATE), MALAN REALTY INVESTORS INC (REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Birmingham:

  • WOODWARD HILLS NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; TROY, MI)
  • NOVA HOME CARE, L L C (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ROYAL OAK, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in Birmingham, MI

Amtrak station:

BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.ci.birmingham.mi.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Birmingham:

  • Oakland Community College (about 4 miles; Bloomfield Hills, MI; Full-time enrollment: 10,032)
  • University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus (about 5 miles; Troy, MI; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • Baker College of Auburn Hills (about 9 miles; Auburn Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 2,247)
  • Oakland University (about 9 miles; Rochester Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 12,679)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 10 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,917)
  • Macomb Community College (about 13 miles; Warren, MI; FT enrollment: 9,599)
  • Schoolcraft College (about 15 miles; Livonia, MI; FT enrollment: 5,642)

Public high school in Birmingham:

Private high school in Birmingham:

  • ETON ACADEMY (Students: 167; Location: 1755 E MELTON RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Birmingham:

Private elementary/middle schools in Birmingham:

  • HOLY NAME ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 680 HARMON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 1658 E LINCOLN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • GATEWAY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 42; Location: 300 WILLITS ST; Grades: PK - TK)
  • BIRMINGHAM COMMUNITY MONTESSORI (Students: 36; Location: 2225 E 14 MILE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Birmingham, School District: BIRMINGHAM CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Birmingham:

  • BALDWIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,120,124; Location: 300 WEST MERRILL STREET; 135,420 books; 3,210 e-books; 13,778 audio materials; 15,214 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 66 other licensed databases; 437 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Birmingham: Lincoln Hills Golf Course (A), Beaumont Rehabilitation and Health Center (B), Birmingham Chamber of Commerce (C), Birmingham Fire Department Adams Station (D), Birmingham Fire Department Chesterfield Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Kroger Retail Center Shopping Center (1), Adams Square Shopping Center (2), The Plaza Picadilly Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (1), Clover Hill Park Cemetery (2), First United Methodist Church of Birmingham Columbarium (3), Saint James' Episcopal Church Columbarium (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sunken Bridge Drain (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Birmingham include: Springdale Park (1), Booth Park (2), Greenwood Cemetery Historical Marker (3), Crestview Park (4), Eton Park (5), Howarth Park (6), Linden Park (7), Manor Park (8), Pembroke Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Dumars Travel Management (344 North Old Woodward Avenue), Foreign Currency Exchange Services (251 E. Merrill Street Suite 238), Australia 2000 Travel (Tours & Charters; 139 West Maple Road Suite H), Downtown Birmingham (Tours & Charters; 798 N Old Woodward).

Hotel: Hamilton Hotel (35270 Woodward Avenue).

 
Oakland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 Pb  NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.3. This is about average.
City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.507. This is significantly worse than average. There were 55 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.507
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.90. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.90
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is better than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 25.1. This is about average. There were 83 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

9.4

Drinking water stations with addresses in Birmingham and their reported violations in the past:

BIRMINGHAM (Population served: 19293, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and SEP-04-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-04-2001)
COUNTRY ROADS MHP (Address: SUITE 300 , Serves FL, Population served: 783, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and AUG-10-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from APR-27-1994 to SEP-05-1995), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2001)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
FRANKLIN ESTATES M H COMMUNITY (Serves TN, Population served: 725, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-08-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2003)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2004)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
GREENBRIAR CAMPGROUND (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BALTIMORE TERRACE (Address: SUITE B-4 , Population served: 155, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAR-13-2000), St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-13-2000), St Public Notif received (MAR-15-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-26-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-21-1999), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-21-1999), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-1999), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-1999)
GREENBRIAR GOLF (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SPRINGDALE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2002), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-1999), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
STARBRIGHT DAYCARE/LISA SNYDER (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Birmingham that have no violations reported:

  • DUTCH HILLS (Population served: 695, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DEAL MOBILE HOME VILLAGE (Population served: 145, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPRINGDALE MAINTENANCE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.0%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 13.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Birmingham, MI


3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Birmingham compared to Michigan state average:

Birmingham, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Birmingham (2011 data):

  • Comerica Bank: Maple-Chesterfield Branch, Woodward-Hamilton Branch, Woodward-Fourteen Mile Road Branch. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • The Huntington National Bank: Birmingham Branch at 220 Park Avenue, branch established on 1994/11/21; Birmingham Branch at 1040 East Maple Road, branch established on 1971/02/16. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: South Old Woodward Avenue Branch at 210 South Old Woodward Avenue, branch established on 2006/12/21; Birmingham Kroger Banking Center Bra at 685 East Maple Road, branch established on 2006/11/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Birmingham Branch at 35238 Woodward Avenue, branch established on 2006/03/09. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Bank of Birmingham: Bank Of Birmingham at 33583 Woodward Avenue, branch established on 2006/07/26. Info updated 2006/07/26: Bank assets: $123.9 mil, Deposits: $109.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Birmingham Bloomfield Bancshares, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Birmingham at 1000 Haynes Road, branch established on 1934/05/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Level One Bank: Birmingham Branch at 1732 West Maple Road, branch established on 1998/06/01. Info updated 2010/12/13: Bank assets: $463.0 mil, Deposits: $380.7 mil, headquarters in Farmington Hills, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Level One Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Place Bank: 479 South Woodward Branch at 479 South Woodward, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,754.5 mil, Deposits: $2,219.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, OH, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • Beal Bank, SSB: Detroit Branch at 301 N Old Woodward Ave, branch established on 2009/08/03. Info updated 2011/10/26: Bank assets: $3,750.0 mil, Deposits: $2,445.6 mil, headquarters in Plano, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 38 total offices
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Birmingham, Michigan:

  • The Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend St, Birmingham, MI 48009 , Phone: (248) 642-7900, Fax: (248) 645-9061
  • Barclay Inn - Birmingham, 34952 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009 , Phone: (248) 646-7300, Fax: (248) 646-4501
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Birmingham, Michigan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Birmingham travel time to work - commute


Birmingham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Birmingham:

(Birmingham, Michigan Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Birmingham city (based on Oakland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.33%
Here48.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents52.4%13.4%5.1%4.5%3.0%
Congregations11.0%6.1%9.6%5.9%4.9%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMuslim EstimateEpiscopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.5%2.2%1.7%1.2%14.0%
Congregations4.9%1.2%4.0%0.9%51.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 293
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 22
Oakland County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 162
Oakland County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 292
This county:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 983
Oakland County:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.6%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Oakland County:

13.0%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$62,973$58,12913$22,158
Other Government Administration 7$45,677$78,3038$1,229
Police Protection - Officers 35$217,142$74,4490$0
Police - Other 16$64,948$48,71114$11,637
Firefighters 37$210,476$68,2620$0
Fire - Other 1$3,580$42,9600$0
Streets and Highways 11$46,284$50,4920$0
Solid Waste Management 13$66,730$61,5972$3,215
Parks and Recreation 15$83,970$67,17628$30,285
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11$58,253$63,54910$17,344
Natural Resources 1$3,813$45,7560$0
Water Supply 4$17,008$51,0240$0
Local Libraries 25$95,740$45,95546$33,048
Other and Unallocable 11$55,133$60,1454$4,178
Totals for Government 200$1,031,727$61,904125$123,094

Birmingham government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,741,000 ($231.98)
    Sewerage: $1,378,000 ($67.43)
    Water Utilities: $1,336,000 ($65.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $450,000 ($22.02)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($0.20)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,736,000 ($280.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,310,000 ($210.89)
    Sewerage: $3,929,000 ($192.25)
    Regular Highways: $3,924,000 ($192.00)
    General - Other: $2,871,000 ($140.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,845,000 ($139.21)
    Libraries: $2,680,000 ($131.13)
    Water Utilities: $2,569,000 ($125.70)
    Parking Facilities: $2,391,000 ($116.99)
    Financial Administration: $1,687,000 ($82.55)
    Central Staff Services: $1,224,000 ($59.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,115,000 ($54.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,070,000 ($52.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $869,000 ($42.52)
    Housing and Community Development: $672,000 ($32.88)
    General Public Buildings: $538,000 ($26.32)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $39,065,000 ($1911.48)
    Other Investments - Other: $27,401,000 ($1340.75)
    Corporate Bonds: $9,865,000 ($482.70)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $3,505,000 ($171.50)
    Benefit Payments: $3,095,000 ($151.44)
    Withdrawals: $270,000 ($13.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,199,000 ($107.60)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,060,000 ($149.73)
    Sewerage: $1,013,000 ($49.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $497,000 ($24.32)
    Regular Highways: $157,000 ($7.68)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($1.22)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $406,000 ($19.87)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($0.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $2,859,000 ($139.89)
    Parking Facilities: $774,000 ($37.87)
    Libraries: $515,000 ($25.20)
    General - Other: $242,000 ($11.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $209,000 ($10.23)
    Police Protection: $117,000 ($5.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($0.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,659,000 ($619.42)

Birmingham government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,875,000 ($238.54)
    Parking Facilities: $3,754,000 ($183.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,070,000 ($101.29)
    All Other: $1,515,000 ($74.13)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $8,173,000 ($399.91)
    Local Employee Contribution: $365,000 ($17.86)
    From Parent Local Government: $28,000 ($1.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $275,000 ($13.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $23,000 ($1.13)
    Highways: $7,000 ($0.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $667,000 ($32.64)
    Highways: $129,000 ($6.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,480,000 ($72.42)
    Interest Earnings: $1,374,000 ($67.23)
    Special Assessments: $1,057,000 ($51.72)
    Donations From Private Sources: $742,000 ($36.31)
    General Revenue, NEC: $416,000 ($20.36)
    Rents: $22,000 ($1.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,984,000 ($146.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,791,000 ($87.64)
    Highways: $1,279,000 ($62.58)
    All Other: $116,000 ($5.68)
  • Tax - Property: $27,757,000 ($1358.17)
    Other License: $2,049,000 ($100.26)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $34,000 ($1.66)

Birmingham government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,397,000 ($2906.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,065,000 ($2743.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,632,000 ($177.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,000 ($14.68)

Birmingham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,976,000 ($292.41)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $12,819,000 ($627.24)
    Total Other Securities: $2,258,000 ($110.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,597,000 ($1643.93)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $102,000 ($4.99)

5.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,316 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.13%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wayne County, MI  1.88% ($44,191 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.97% ($50,153)
from Genesee County, MI  0.21% ($41,786)


6.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Michigan average:

5.98%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,119 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.10%
Michigan average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wayne County, MI  1.35% ($44,508 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  1.04% ($43,477)
to Genesee County, MI  0.29% ($43,511)

Strongest AM radio stations in Birmingham:

  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Birmingham:

  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WBFH (88.1 FM; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; Owner: BLOOMFIELD HILLS SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAHS (89.5 FM; AUBURN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: AVONDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Birmingham:

  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Birmingham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total average daily traffic: 72,107
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,833
Total future (year 935) average daily traffic: 98,731

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Birmingham, MI



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED70$183,736213$314,568578$296,0569$97,7783$744,33347$191,297
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$157,95718$319,92566$335,6622$8,0000$03$249,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$149,72351$324,790176$364,3399$48,9870$012$184,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$120,50019$269,42189$301,6611$25,0000$09$307,111
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$145,0008$484,50051$379,6432$95,0000$05$289,400

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1526.00 , 1527.00, 1529.00, 1530.00, 1531.00, 1532.00, 1533.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$254,2399$307,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$229,4009$268,111
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$273,2505$359,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$320,6632$351,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$437,6671$267,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1526.00 , 1527.00, 1529.00, 1530.00, 1531.00, 1532.00, 1533.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 83
  • Service Call: 5

Incident types - Birmingham


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Birmingham, MI

Most common first names in Birmingham, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17275.3 years
Mary15381.6 years
William14878.4 years
Robert12574.5 years
Helen12082.4 years
James10574.1 years
George9777.9 years
Margaret8979.5 years
Charles8779.7 years
Joseph8379.2 years
Most common last names in Birmingham, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5480.9 years
Johnson3979.0 years
Brown2582.2 years
Wilson2176.6 years
Anderson2083.2 years
Miller1980.0 years
Moore1981.9 years
Williams1883.3 years
Martin1780.5 years
Jones1681.6 years
Businesses in Birmingham, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ann Taylor1Kroger1
Blockbuster1Little Caesars Pizza1
Budget Car Rental1MasterBrand Cabinets4
CVS1Nike6
Cold Stone Creamery1Panera Bread1
Curves1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Domino's Pizza1Quiznos1
Ethan Allen1RadioShack1
FedEx10Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Starbucks2
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
JoS. A. Bank1UPS13
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC2YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Birmingham, MI

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Top Patent Applicants
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  • William C. Lin (39)
  • Scott P. Charnesky (32)
  • Gregory P. Prior (28)
  • Diana Yanakiev (28)
  • Mrdjan J. Jankovic (27)
  • Hong Jiang (25)
  • Arik Anderson (21)
  • Jeffrey Scott Hepburn (21)
  • Charles W. Wampler, Ii (17)
  • Stephan R. Biller (16)

Total of 770 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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