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Bloomfield Township

Bloomfield Township is one of the most desirable communities in the State of Michigan for your business or home. Known for its natural beauty, it features rolling hills, winding roads and scenic lakes and streams. Located in proximity to the region’s major expressways and thoroughfares, it is 26 square miles and has a population of 41,000. Ninety-five percent of the Township is residential. Houses range 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 most Township residents. Bloomfield Hills Schools and Birmingham Public Schools are the main public school systems, 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. Bloomfield Township is home to a wide range of businesses, from international headquarters to specialty boutiques. Most of these are located along the Telegraph Rd., Maple Rd., Square Lake Rd. and Woodward Ave. corridors. Sound management practices have resulted in a recent AAA bond rating from Standard and Poor’s. Bloomfield Township delivers a full range of top-quality public services. If you are looking for a home for your family or your business, consider Bloomfield Township – it’s where you’ll want to be!

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: 41,154 (July, 2017) Median Home Sale Price: $379,000 (July 2018) Median Household Income: $115,000 Economic Base: Primarily residential with large concentrated areas of retail/office space along Maple Road, Telegraph Road and Woodward Ave. Tax Rates (2017): (Per $1,000) Avondale Public Schools: Birmingham Public Schools: Bloomfield Hills Public Schools: Pontiac Public Schools: Bloomfield Village: Assessor’s Office (248) 433-7710 Note 2018 summer rates listed onlnie.

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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. Utilities: DTE  Energy (electric), Consumers Energy (gas), AT&T  (U-VERSE), Comcast (cable), Wide Open West (cable), Southeast Oakland County Water Authority. GFL  Wastehaulers (844) 464-3587 (See Basics) Bloomfield Township 4200  Telegraph  Road • Bloomfield  Township 48302 (248) 433-7700 • www.bloomfieldtwp.org

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