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Southfield is a township in Oakland County, in the Detroit metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Southfield. For links to other places called Southfield, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Southfield is 42.520N. The longitude is -83.268W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 689 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 14,430.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Southfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Oakland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48076 ZIP code.
18% of Southfield residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Southfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Southfield was $51,328, compared with $21,587 nationally.
65% of Southfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Southfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $833. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,796.
Oakland County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Southfield political report.
The average commute time for Southfield workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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