6) Bingham Farms
Bingham Farms is a village in Oakland County, Michigan, and has an area of 1.21 square miles of land. The population sits at about 1,100 people, and as such, the population density is over 900% of the average population density in Michigan as a whole. The median age of residents is 59.7 years, although 16.1% of households do include children. The per capita income in Bingham Farms is $74,588. Bingham Farms is more racially diverse than other small villages in Michigan, but is predominantly white. Although the village was first founded in 1830, it remained isolated until almost a hundred years later, when Telegraph Road was run through the area. Interestingly, in an attempt to prevent a high degree of more urban-style development, the roads were all left unpaved until 1984.
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