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Overview

Introduction to Huntington Woods, Michigan

Huntington Woods, Michigan, in Oakland county, is 1 miles SW of Royal Oak, Michigan (center to center) and 12 miles NW of Detroit, Michigan.

Huntington Woods History

A veteran of the 1812 war, J. Lockwood, received the first land grant in Huntington Woods. In 1916, part of the area was platted by Fred Remole and in 1926, Huntington Woods, which was named after Huntingdon, England, was incorporated as a village. In 1932, it was reincorporated as a city, and the indigenous people ceded the land rights to the government in 1821. It was then ceded to landowners in the 1830s. Huntington Woods is popularly referred to as the "City of Homes."

Huntington Woods and Nearby Attractions

  • Cranbrook Art Museum
  • Historic Fort Wayne
  • Ferndale Historical Museum
  • Proud Lake State Recreation Area
  • Detroit Zoo

Things To Do In Huntington Woods

Historic Fort Wayne, Fox Theater Building, Cranbrook, and Fair Lane are some of the historic sites close to Huntington Woods. A number of museums are located Within 10 miles of the city, including the Ferndale Historical Museum, the Museum of African American History, the Cranbrook Art Museum, the Detroit Historical Museum, the Troy Museum & Historic Village, and the Children's Museum. The Rackham Golf Course Historic District, which is situated upon 120 acres, includes an 18-hole golf course designed by Donald Ross. The Eastern Market features farmers market stalls and other shops. The 3,800-acre Pontiac Lake State Recreation Area, and the 4,700-acre Proud Lake State Recreation Area offer facilities for boating, swimming, fishing, camping, and picnicking. Skiing can also be enjoyed on the Alpine Valley.

Huntington Woods Transportation

Oakland County International Airport is the closest major airport.

Huntington Woods Higher Education

Colleges near Huntington Woods include the University of Phoenix, Oakland Community College, and Macomb Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,330
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+3,155
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married65.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher81%
Median Earnings25+$69,081
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,732

Wealth

Median Family Income$138,750
% Above Poverty Level98.6%
% Below Poverty Level1.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone21.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,944
Median House Value$298,800

Ancestry

German17.7%
Polish15.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.9%
Irish10%
Russian9.6%
English8.8%
Italian6.2%
French Except Basque4.9%
Scottish3.9%
Hungarian2%
African1.4%
Swedish1.3%
Ukrainian1.1%
Arab1.1%
Dutch1.1%
Latvian1.1%
Norwegian1%
Greek1%
Welsh0.9%
Belgian0.8%
Romanian0.7%
Nigerian0.7%
Austrian0.7%
Canadian0.7%
Czech0.6%
Lebanese0.5%
Croatian0.5%
Israeli0.5%
Iranian0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Swiss0.2%
US/American0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Palestinian0.2%
Brazilian0.2%
Maltese0.2%
Syrian0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
Albanian0.1%
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Huntington Woods Almanac

CategoryValue
County Oakland County
Standard Zip Codes48070
Phone Area Codes248
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.48
Approximate Longitude-83.16

Huntington Woods Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationDETROIT CITY AP
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip0 inches
StationDETROIT METRO AP
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp18 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches
StationMILFORD GM PROVING GR
Distance27.3 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp40 to 59 F
Annual Precip29.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Berkley15,239$89,672
Ferndale20,167$64,489
Oak Park29,751$56,789
Pleasant Ridge2,562$143,125
Royal Oak58,823$92,047
Southfield73,055$63,998

Huntington Woods Public Libraries

Huntington Woods Public Library
26415 SCOTIA ROAD
Huntington Woods, Michigan
(248) 543-9720

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Huntington Woods Public Schools

Burton Elementary School
26315 Scotia Rd
ZIP: 48070
(248) 837-8600
Primary
Total Enrollment 501
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