Livonia Property Management

Livonia is located in the northwest portion of Wayne County, and is a large suburb of Metro Detroit. The city is so large, in fact, that it is ranked among the ten largest municipalities in Michigan. Situated less than two miles from Detroit's western city limits, Livonia consists of a range of neighborhoods, which are connected to the Metro Detroit area by freeways. Pioneers first settled the area that is now Livonia and in 1835, the Legislature of the Territory of Michigan established the borders of the township. During its days as a township, a number of communities were located within the limits. Elmwood - which was originally known as McKinley Station - attracted attention with its stop along the Detroit, Lansing and Northern Railroad. A vote by the residents of the township got Livonia incorporated as a city in 1950.

One of the most common reasons that individuals gravitate towards Livonia is the opportunity for employment. The city is home to several large businesses and industries, which also happen to be among the top employers for the area. Some of the most well-known and established industries/companies in Livonia include: Awrey Bakeries, Comerica Bank, Livonia Public Schools, McKesson Pharmaceuticals, St. Mary Mercy Hospital, the United States Postal Service, and countless others. Perhaps the most well-established corporation in Livonia is the Ford Motor Company and General Motors plant - which both employ numerous area residents at their facilities.

In addition to the businesses and corporations that appeal to individuals, there are also a number of other attractive aspects of Livonia as well. The city is home to a seemingly endless list of notable people. Actors/actresses, singers, athletes, artists/painters, and political figures make up a great deal of the notable people that were born and/or raised in Livonia. Finally, yet another appealing aspect of Livonia is Laurel Park Place - an upscale fashion mall with more seventy stores and restaurants. Carson's and Von Maur department stores serve as anchors to the mall, which was built in 1989 and is surrounded by other big-box stores.

The estimated population of Livonia is approximately 95,900 people. The city has a total area of 35.86 square miles, of which 0.16% is water - giving it a population density of about 2,674.4 inhabitants per square mile. The estimated median household income in Livonia is $69,386 while the estimated per capita income is $32,520 - which is rather high when compared to the statewide average. The median price for a home in the area is $153,800 while the median gross rent is around $981, which is relatively low when compared to the national average. The unemployment rate within Livonia is right on track with the national average, at about 7.5% of the work force being unemployed. The number of residents living below the poverty level equals about 6.10% of the total population.

The City of Livonia Parks and Recreation Department works to ensure that the members of the community are provided with entertainment and recreational activities. Livonia currently maintains around sixty or more parks and recreation centers. Ranging from tot lots (small play areas for younger kids) to expansive areas including sports facilities, the city aims to offer activities that appeal to people of all ages. The wide variety in location, set up, and amenities offered at each park provide a greater chance of overall community satisfaction with the programs and events.

Livonia Public Schools (LPS) serve Livonia as well as northern portions of Westland. Headquartered in the city as well, the Livonia Public Schools serve upwards of 14,700 students each year throughout the twenty-two schools and four additional learning facilities. The schools within this school district include twelve lower elementary schools (eleven of which are in Livonia), one K-6 school in Livonia, three upper elementary schools (one in Livonia), three middle schools (all in Livonia), and three high schools (two in Livonia). Additional educational facilities in the district include: The Jackson Early Childhood Center, Livonia Career Technical Center, and Perrinville Center - all located in Livonia - and Western Wayne Skills Center, located in Westland.

Aside from the parks & recreation areas and the school district, Livonia is also served by a number of other community resources. There are three public libraries located within Livonia's city limits - offering an expanded list of resources, events/programs, and advancement opportunities. In addition to the Livonia Public Library - which is a member of the Library System and also the largest of the libraries - there is also the Alfred Noble Branch Library as well as Vest Pocket Library. Finally, healthcare centers are another important community resource. Options in medical treatment can help patients feel less powerless during their injuries and illnesses. Providing a wide selection of choices, the medical facilities offered in and around Livonia include: Henry Ford Medical Center - Livonia, Livonia Medical Center, Concentra Urgent Care, Midwest Health System, St. Mary Mercy Hospital, Lakes Urgent Care Livonia, New Horizons Medical Center, University of Michigan Health System: Livonia Health Center, and countless others including specialty clinics. A city that offers affordable living, above-average job opportunities, copious amounts of entertainment and recreation, and A+ medical facilities - Livonia truly is a one-of-a-kind place.