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201309_BPL_FARMINGTONMI
Farmington, MI
City of Farmington

Top 50 rank: 27

Population: 10,378

Farmington is largely residential, with most residents commuting to other Detroit metro towns for jobs in information technology, engineering or the auto industry. Homes are extremely affordable, with a median sale price just over $100,000. Farmington boasts a historical downtown, alongside some more modern shops and restaurants. The area is currently being renovated, with over $3 million invested toward increasing retail opportunities and walkability. --H.L.

Farmington, MI

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Median family income (per year) $81,117
Job growth % (2010-2012) 3.32%
Median home price (2012) $118,525
Reading test scores (% above/below average) 19.9%
Math test scores (% above/below average) 53.4%
Personal crime incidents (per 1,000) 1
Property crime incidents (per 1,000) 15

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