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Community Profile

Corridor ADDENDUM: Bloomfield Township Area: 26 Sq. Miles Economic Base: 95% residential, some retail, small and large businesses along major roads. Government: Charter Township; Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer, Trustees Housing: Median Sale Price $500,000 (Dec. 2021) Income: Median Household Income $128,000 Population: 44,253 (2020 Census) Library: Bloomfield Township, 1099 Lone Pine, (248) 642-5800, www.btpl.org Local Newspapers: Birmingham Bloomdfield Eccentric, www.hometownlife.com Birmingham-Bloomfield Eagle, www.candgnews.com Location: Inkster to Adams Rd., 14 Mile to Square Lake Rd. with easy access to Woodward, Telegraph, I-75 and I-696 Medical Services: Beaumont, Henry Ford, Doctors Hospital of Michigan, St.Joseph (See “Health Care” section) Parks and Recreation: Extensive safety path/hiking trail system, numerous programs through the Birmingham and Bloomfield Schools and Oakland CountyParks (See “Sports & Recreation” section). Post Office: 2050 South, Bloomfield Hills; 2211 S. Telegraph, Bloomfield Hills; 1221 Bowers, Birmingham; www.usps.com; 800-ASK-USPS Protection: Full time police and fire protection. Schools: Avondale, Birmingham, International Academy, Bloomfield Hills, Pontiac (See School Grid pages) Seniors: BTSS Senior Center, 4315 Andover Rd., (248) 723-3500, (closed Sundays) Transportation: (248) 723-3500

Non-Homestead Homestead 2021 Tax Rates: 50.5112 Birmingham Public Schools 38.7900 49.5104 31.5104 Pontiac Public Schools 50.1648 38.2733 Bloomfield Hills Schools 54.8112 36.8112 Avondale Public Schools Transportation: SMART bus fixed routes and connector. Curb-to-curb advanced reservation service: (866) 962-5515, www.smartbus.org. Bloomfield Township senior services transport (248) 723-3500. Utilities: Comcast and AT&T cable providers, DTE electric, Consumers Energy gas, GFL Environmental trash pick-up (844) 464-3587, Township water division (248) 594-2800 TOWNSHIP OFFICES: 4200 Telegraph Rd. Bloomfield Hills, 48302 (248) 433-7700 www.bloomfieldtwp.org

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Bingham Farms

Bingham Farms Village Office 24255 West Thirteen Mile Road, Suite 190 Bingham Farms 48025 (248) 644-0044 • (248) 644-3254 Fax • www.binghamfarms.org Population: 1,124 Income: $119,000 Bingham Farms is not much more than a square mile in size. The village has virtually no retail, yet it is home to significant commercial/office developments on its Telegraph Road boundary. Bingham Farms has maintained its rural charm with most of the Village made up of scenic wooded lots with exceptional homes. Franklin is nearby where residents can take advantage of its charming shopping district. A few miles to the northeast is Birmingham with its upscale downtown with world-class shopping, dining and entertainment. Birmingham Public Schools serves Bingham Farms with a number of nationally renowned private schools nearby.

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Bloomfield Hills

City of Bloomfield Hills 45 E. Long Lake Road, Bloomfield Hills 48304 (248) 644-1520 • www.bloomfieldhillsmi.net

Population: 4,460 Income: $175,000

Because of its small size and limited population Bloomfield Hills features beautiful residential settings and an exclusive quality of life. It is a community of distinctive homes and architecture. Many of its one-of-a-kind residences are on estates graciously secluded behind ivied walls and lush landscaping. Terraced gardens, ponds, tennis courts and swimming pools are standard features. Private schools, religious institutions and private clubs occupy approximately 15% of Bloomfield Hills acreage. The contribution these clubs and institutions make to the Bloomfield Hills lifestyle cannot be duplicated or replaced.

Franklin

Village of Franklin 32325 Franklin Road, Franklin 48025 Population: 3,139 (248) 626-9666 • www.franklin.mi.us Income: $154,000 Franklin possesses an enduring charm. A handful of delightful clapboard buildings serve as a central shopping district, giving it the feel of a small New England town. Nearby is the historic Franklin Cider Mill. The residential profile is one of single-family homes on larger lots. Quaint Victorian era cottages and sleek contemporary homes co-exist side by side in harmony with the natural surroundings. Residents have easy access to all the amenities of the Metro Detroit area. Franklin children attend Birmingham Public Schools or they attend one of the nearby top-tiered private schools. 37