Living in Farmington
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With its elegant Victorian architecture, vibrant downtown area and top-rated public school system, it?s easy to see why Farmington, Michigan was ranked 27th on CNNMoney.com?s 2013 Best Places to Live list.
The city of approximately 10,400 residents is located in Oakland County and makes up one of Metro Detroit?s affluent northern suburbs. Since 2009, Farmington has been committed to extensive renovations and development to enhance its historic downtown area. The family friendly community includes 160 businesses (a mix of national retailers and small boutiques), a civic theatre, a weekly farmers market, and a free summer concert series. Farmington also includes a number of neighborhood and regional shopping centers to meet residents? every need. Its public school system is consistently ranked as one of the state?s best.
Working in Farmington
Located approximately 25 miles from Detroit's city center, Farmington offers commuters a seamless trip to downtown and surrounding areas. Several major thoroughfares surround the community, including M-5, M-10, I-275 and I-96. Farmington is also just 30 minutes from downtown Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan?s campuses and medical centers. Detroit Metro airport is approximately 30 minutes away.