Beverly Hills, Michigan facts for kids
|Village of Beverly Hills|
Location of Beverly Hills within Oakland County, Michigan
|• Village||4.02 sq mi (10.41 km2)|
|• Land||4.00 sq mi (10.36 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)|
|Elevation||728 ft (222 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||10,367|
|• Density||2,566.8/sq mi (991.0/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||2398116|
Beverly Hills is a village in Southfield Township, Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a suburb of Detroit. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,267 making it by far the most populous 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.
As of the census of 2010, there were 10,267 people, 4,038 households, and 2,888 families residing 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.
As of the census of 2000, there were 10,437 people, 4,085 households, and 2,998 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,603.6 per square mile (1,004.9/km²). There were 4,196 housing units at an average density of 1,046.7 per square mile (404.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 93.21% White, 3.05% African American, 0.15% Native American, 1.85% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.41% of the population.
There were 4,085 households out of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% 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 3.01.
In the village, the population was spread out with 24.6% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 91.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $90,341, and the median income for a family was $102,223. Males had a median income of $80,283 versus $49,265 for females. The per capita income for the village was $43,452. About 1.7% of families and 2.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.5% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.
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