Birmingham, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 21,142 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.6%
 
Males: 9,983  (47.2%)
Females: 11,159  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Michigan median age:

39.7 years

Zip codes: 48009.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $115,880 (it was $80,861 in 2000)
Birmingham:

$115,880
MI:

$52,492

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $79,250 (it was $59,314 in 2000)

Birmingham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $514,421 (it was $300,700 in 2000)
Birmingham:

$514,421
MI:

$147,100

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $585,821; detached houses: $614,966; townhouses or other attached units: $428,021; in 2-unit structures: $346,029; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $413,347; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $343,669

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,384.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.7%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.6% for Black residents, 6.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Birmingham, MI (2016)
    • 18,20587.5%White alone
    • 6743.2%Two or more races
    • 6433.1%Black alone
    • 6303.0%Hispanic
    • 6112.9%Asian alone
    • 80.04%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Birmingham, Michigan as of August 21, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Birmingham is 2,971 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Birmingham by year

Type

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(15.8)
1
(5.2)
1
(5.3)
1
(5.3)
2
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
4
(19.5)
2
(9.7)
2
(9.6)
1
(4.8)
3
(14.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(20.7)
8
(41.6)
10
(52.0)
8
(42.0)
5
(26.1)
7
(36.8)
4
(21.2)
6
(31.9)
7
(34.8)
7
(34.6)
6
(29.2)
3
(14.6)
3
(14.3)
4
(19.0)
4
(18.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(51.7)
7
(36.4)
15
(78.0)
37
(194.4)
19
(99.2)
13
(68.4)
13
(68.8)
18
(95.6)
16
(79.6)
12
(59.3)
4
(19.5)
7
(34.0)
3
(14.3)
4
(19.0)
3
(14.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
58
(299.9)
57
(296.5)
63
(327.6)
81
(425.6)
65
(339.4)
70
(368.2)
70
(370.5)
44
(233.8)
48
(238.9)
62
(306.2)
31
(150.9)
26
(126.2)
22
(105.1)
19
(90.4)
10
(47.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
388
(2,007)
407
(2,117)
319
(1,659)
417
(2,191)
303
(1,582)
326
(1,715)
300
(1,588)
314
(1,668)
344
(1,712)
254
(1,254)
195
(949.2)
169
(820.1)
183
(874.6)
215
(1,023)
179
(845.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(222.4)
38
(197.7)
23
(119.6)
29
(152.4)
24
(125.3)
19
(99.9)
20
(105.8)
9
(47.8)
15
(74.7)
15
(74.1)
13
(63.3)
11
(53.4)
10
(47.8)
8
(38.1)
5
(23.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(15.5)
1
(5.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(10.5)
7
(36.6)
15
(78.9)
1
(5.3)
5
(26.6)
2
(10.0)
2
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6)144.6145.2130.0193.7128.9131.3122.3124.1117.6103.781.864.861.063.658.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Birmingham, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 43 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Michigan average:

1.64
March 2016 cost of living index in Birmingham: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (10.4%), Irish (8.8%), English (8.6%), American (6.8%), Polish (6.8%), Italian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 770 feet

Land area: 4.78 square miles.

Population density: 4,426 people per square mile   (average).

Birmingham,MI real estate house value index trend

Birmingham, Michigan map

1,885 residents are foreign born (3.8% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 1.0% North America, 1.0% Latin America).

This city:

9.1%
Michigan:

6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $8,366 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $7,693 (1.8%)

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 )
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Latitude: 42.54 N, Longitude: 83.22 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,040 (+29.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,466 (22.0%)

Area code: 248

Distribution of median household income in Birmingham, MI in 2016
Distribution of house value in Birmingham, MI in 2016
Birmingham satellite photo by USGS

Birmingham tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 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
  • 2013: 77 buildings, average cost: $448,000
  • 2014: 105 buildings, average cost: $446,300
  • 2015: 117 buildings, average cost: $403,500
  • 2016: 86 buildings, average cost: $477,000
  • 2017: 91 buildings, average cost: $524,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Birmingham, MI residents
Average permit cost in Birmingham, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Birmingham, MI
Historical housing units in Birmingham, MI
Most common industries in Birmingham, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (21.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.2%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (22.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (14.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.5%)
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Birmingham, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.7%)
  • Lawyers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Top executives (5.2%)
  • Engineers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.0%)
  • Lawyers (7.7%)
  • Top executives (7.3%)
  • Engineers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Teachers, preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Lawyers (3.9%)

Average climate in Birmingham, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Birmingham, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.4. This is worse than average.

City:

90.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.457. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.457
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.932. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.932
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00585. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00585
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Birmingham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 36% 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 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 162.2 miles away from Birmingham center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 124.0 miles away from Birmingham center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 130.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 151.2 miles away from Birmingham center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 302.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 374.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oakland County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birmingham topographic map

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 and 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)
  • FRIENDLY HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SOUTHFIELD, MI)
  • HEALING WHEEL, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SOUTHFIELD, MI)
  • MIRACLE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SOUTHFIELD, MI)
  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-GEORGIAN BLOOMFIELD (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Birmingham:

  • Lawrence Technological University (about 6 miles; Southfield, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,430)
  • Baker College of Auburn Hills (about 9 miles; Auburn Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Oakland University (about 9 miles; Rochester Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 16,449)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 10 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)
  • Oakland Community College (about 13 miles; Bloomfield Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 18,956)
  • Macomb Community College (about 13 miles; Warren, MI; FT enrollment: 15,669)
  • Schoolcraft College (about 15 miles; Livonia, MI; FT enrollment: 10,867)

Public high school in Birmingham:

Private high schools in Birmingham:

  • ROEPER SCHOOL (Students: 546, Location: 1051 OAKLAND AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • ETON ACADEMY (Students: 188, Location: 1755 E MELTON RD, Grades: 1-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Birmingham:

  • DERBY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 764, Location: 1300 DERBY RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • QUARTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 383, Location: 771 CHESTERFIELD AVE, Grades: KG-5)
  • PIERCE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1829 PIERCE ST, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Birmingham:

  • OUR SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL & PRESCHOOL (Students: 257, Location: 1658 E LINCOLN ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Birmingham

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Birmingham include: UNIPROP MANUFACTURED HOUSING COMMUNITIES INCOME FUND II /MI/ (A), UNIPROP MANUFACTURED HOUSING COMMUNITIES INCOME FUND (B). 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).

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.

Oakland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

ORCHARD LAKE COMMONS (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2013)
SPRINGDALE MAINTENANCE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-24-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2007)

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

  • BIRMINGHAM (Population served: 20,103, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • DUTCH HILLS (Population served: 316, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPRINGDALE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PARK PLACE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

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

For population 15 years and over in Birmingham:

Marital status in Birmingham, MI
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Birmingham:

  • High school or higher: 98.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 78.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 39.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Michigan average:

10.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016
Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Birmingham
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Birmingham:

(Birmingham, Michigan Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Birmingham, MI (based on Oakland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic289,11664
Evangelical Protestant155,826319
Mainline Protestant73,373159
Other58,590117
Black Protestant16,82635
Orthodox13,84423
None594,787-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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.
State:

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

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.6%
Michigan:

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

13.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Birmingham:

58.5%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

60.3%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Birmingham:

17.4%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.5%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Birmingham:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.5%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Birmingham:

65.0%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.3%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Birmingham, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$56,624$84,9360$0
Firefighters 8$55,397$83,0960$0
Other and Unallocable 5$32,743$78,5832$3,809
Financial Administration 4$22,110$66,3304$4,805
Local Libraries 4$17,389$52,16712$13,848
Parks and Recreation 3$17,918$71,6725$5,961
Streets and Highways 3$15,985$63,9401$1,027
Other Government Administration 2$14,406$86,4364$2,965
Water Supply 2$7,183$43,0980$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$3,933$47,1961$1,891
Sewerage 1$2,949$35,3880$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,808$33,6960$0
Police - Other 1$4,362$52,3445$8,456
Totals for Government 43$253,807$70,83034$42,762

Birmingham government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $10,695,000 ($505.87)
    General - Other: $6,431,000 ($304.18)
    Police Protection: $6,057,000 ($286.49)
    Regular Highways: $5,221,000 ($246.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,037,000 ($238.25)
    Libraries: $2,637,000 ($124.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,447,000 ($115.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,754,000 ($82.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,679,000 ($79.42)
    Financial Administration: $1,537,000 ($72.70)
    Central Staff Services: $1,168,000 ($55.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,020,000 ($48.25)
    General Public Buildings: $686,000 ($32.45)
    Housing and Community Development: $115,000 ($5.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $895,000 ($42.33)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $8,017,000 ($379.20)
    Other - General - Other: $3,813,000 ($180.35)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,427,000 ($67.50)
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $33,000 ($1.56)
    Other - Police Protection: $17,000 ($0.80)
    Other - Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $40,000 ($1.89)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($0.95)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($0.24)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,414,000 ($587.17)

Birmingham government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $15,963,000 ($755.04)
    Parking Facilities: $5,330,000 ($252.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $53,000 ($2.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $43,000 ($2.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,059,000 ($50.09)
    Highways: $125,000 ($5.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,475,000 ($69.77)
    Special Assessments: $991,000 ($46.87)
    Interest Earnings: $382,000 ($18.07)
    Donations From Private Sources: $249,000 ($11.78)
    General Revenue - Other: $218,000 ($10.31)
    Rents: $73,000 ($3.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,748,000 ($82.68)
    Highways: $1,531,000 ($72.42)
    Other: $217,000 ($10.26)
  • Tax - Property: $29,727,000 ($1406.06)
    Other License: $3,395,000 ($160.58)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $65,000 ($3.07)

Birmingham government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,557,000 ($1256.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,622,000 ($1070.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,288,000 ($202.82)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $353,000 ($16.70)

Birmingham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,635,000 ($1874.70)

5.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,525 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wayne County, MI  1.66% ($55,624 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  1.00% ($59,917)
from Genesee County, MI  0.21% ($52,122)


6.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,458 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.09%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wayne County, MI  1.36% ($53,755 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  1.03% ($48,295)
to Livingston County, MI  0.25% ($76,620)
Businesses in Birmingham, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ann Taylor1Kroger1
Audi1Little Caesars Pizza1
Blockbuster1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Budget Car Rental1Nike6
CVS1Panera Bread1
Cold Stone Creamery1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Ethan Allen1Rite Aid1
FedEx10Starbucks2
H&R Block1T.J.Maxx1
Holiday Inn1UPS13
JoS. A. Bank1Vans1
Jones New York1YMCA1
KFC2

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
See more detailed statistics of Birmingham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.4mTotal length
  • 95,500Total average daily traffic
  • 11,095Total average daily truck traffic
  • 132,413Total future (year 935) average daily traffic
New bridges in Birmingham, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
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 in Birmingham, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Birmingham, MI - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 83
  • Service Call: 5
Fire incident types in Birmingham, MI

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Birmingham, MI
  • 90.5%Utility gas
  • 8.3%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Birmingham, MI
  • 74.6%Utility gas
  • 22.9%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Birmingham compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Birmingham on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #47 (48009) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most beauty salons in 2005"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
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