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Beverly Hills, Michigan
|Village of Beverly Hills|
Location within Oakland County
|• Type||Village council|
|• Village||4.04 sq mi (10.47 km2)|
|• Land||4.02 sq mi (10.42 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)|
|Elevation||728 ft (222 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||2,572.56/sq mi (993.23/km2)|
|• Metro||4,296,250 (Metro Detroit)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||2398116|
Beverly Hills is a village in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a northern suburb of Metro Detroit and is about 5 miles (8.0 km) north of the city of Detroit. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,267. Located within Southfield Township, Beverly Hills is by far the most populated village in the state.
Beverly Hills was established in 1958 as Westwood, indicating it was west of Woodward Avenue. It was renamed as Beverly Hills in 1959.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.02 square miles (10.41 km2), of which 4.00 square miles (10.36 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water, most of which is the main branch of the Rouge River.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 10,267 people, 4,038 households, and 2,888 families living in the village. The population density was 2,566.8 inhabitants per square mile (991.0/km2). There were 4,212 housing units at an average density of 1,053.0 per square mile (406.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 89.2% White, 6.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 2.0% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.
There were 4,038 households, of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.5% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.04.
The median age in the village was 44.7 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.5% were from 25 to 44; 32.1% were from 45 to 64; and 17.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
- Beverly Park
Beverly Hills is a part of the Birmingham Public School District. It is home to several public schools: Groves High School, Berkshire Middle School, Beverly Elementary, and Greenfield Elementary.
The upper school and administrative offices of the Detroit Country Day School, a private prep school, are in Beverly Hills. The school's middle school campus is also in Beverly Hills.
The French School of Detroit holds its middle school classes at Berkshire Middle School, and high school classes at Groves High School. Beverly Elementary School provides classes for FSD elementary school students.
Kensington Academy, a Catholic PK-8 school, previously had its campus in Beverly Hills. In 2006 the school announced that it was merging into the Academy of the Sacred Heart.
- Mike Posner, singer and songwriter who attended Groves High School