2022 Community Guide issue - LIFESTYLE 4 Birmingham Bloomfield

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Bloomfield Township

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Bloomfield Township is one of the most desirable communities in the State of Michigan for your business or home.

COMMUNITY PROFILE

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Known for its natural beauty, it features scenic lakes and streams, rolling hills and winding roads. Located in proximity to the region’s major expressways and thoroughfares, its 26 square miles has a population of approximately 41,000. Ninety-five percent of the Township is residential with houses ranging from small, affordable homes to grand estates. Many of the region’s top executives live in Bloomfield Township because of its amenities and excellent public services. Education is a high priority for Township residents. Bloomfield Hills Schools and Birmingham Public Schools are the main public school systems serving the community, with Avondale and Pontiac schools covering small areas. A number of private schools with national reputations for excellence are also within the Township’s borders. Reflecting the area’s rich cultural mix, many of the world’s religions are represented by places of worship in the community, such as Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church, Temple Beth El and the Muslim Unity Center. Several well-known landmarks are located within the Township, most notably Oakland Hills Country Club and the Franklin Cider Mill.

The range of businesses that call Bloomfield Township home range from international headquarters to specialty boutiques. Most are located along Telegraph, Maple and Square Lake Roads and Woodward Avenue. Bloomfield Township has Sound management practices have resulted in a safety paths that connect schools, AAA bond rating from Standard and Poor’s that shopping areas and points of interest allows Bloomfield Township to deliver a full range for walkers, joggers and bikers. of top-quality public services.

Safety Path

Log on to the Township website www.bloomfieldtwp.org for a map of the existing and proposed safety paths.

If you are looking for a welcoming community for your family or business, consider Bloomfield Township – it’s where you want to be!

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ADDENDUM: Bloomfield Township Area: 26 square miles. Boundaries: Inkster Road to Adams Road, 14 Mile to Square Lake are the rough boundaries with neighborhoods outside of these limits and the City of Bloomfield Hills within. Bloomfield Village covers approximately one square mile from Maple to Quarton and Lahser to Birmingham on the east. Population: 44,470 Median Sale Price: $500,000 (Dec. 2021) Median Household Income: $133,000 Economic Base: Primarily residential with large concentrated areas of retail/office space along Maple Road, Telegraph Road and Woodward Ave. 2021 Millage Rates (Per $1,000) Avondale Public Schools: Birmingham Public Schools: Bloomfield Hills Public Schools: Pontiac Public Schools: Bloomfield Village:

Homestead Non-Homestead

36.8112 38.7900 38.2733 31.5104 40.4040

54.8112 50.5112 50.1648 49.5104 52.1252

Treasurer’s Office: 433-7705 Library: Bloomfield Township Public Library, 1099 Lone Pine, Bloomfield Township, (248) 642-5800, www.btpl.org Schools: Avondale Public Schools (248) 537-6000 Birmingham Public Schools (248) 203-3000 Bloomfield Hills Public Schools (248) 341-5400 Pontiac Public Schools (248) 451-6800 Protection: Fire (248) 433-7745 • Police (248) 433-7755 EMS dial 911

Transportation: SMART bus fixed routes along Woodward Ave., Maple Road and Telegraph Road. Connector advanced reservations for curb to curb service call (866) 962-5515 or visit www.smartbus.org. Senior Services provides transport door to door for seniors with advanced reservations. (248) 723-3500 Utilities: DTE Energy (electric), Consumers Energy (gas), AT&T (U-VERSE), Comcast (cable), Township Water (248) 594-2800 GFL Wastehaulers (844) 464-3587 (See Basics) Bloomfield Township 4200 Telegraph Road • Bloomfield Township 48302 (248) 433-7700 • www.bloomfieldtwp.org Bloomfield Village Association 3595 Bradway Blvd. • Bloomfield Village 48301 (248) 594-8376 • www.bloomfieldvillage.net Additional Phone Numbers: 48th District Court…………………………………..(248) 647-1141 Animal Shelter……………………………………….(248) 433-7757 Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber…………………(248) 644-1700 Bloomfield Community Television…………………(248) 433-7790 Bloomfield Twp. Assessor’s Office.……………….(248) 433-7710 Clerks Office…………………………………………(248) 433-7702 Senior Center………………………………………..(248) 723-3500 Water Emergencies………………………………....(248) 733-7730 For more information about Homeowner Associations log on to www.bloomfieldtwp.org – “Living in Bloomfield” drop down menu, click on Homeowner Associations

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