About Southfield


Your Center for Everything!  

City of Southfield Fact Sheet (PDF)

With more than 800 acres of park land, a public golf course, miles of nature and fitness trails, and numerous other recreational activities for all ages and interests – Southfield truly has something for everyone! The City of Southfield offers a complete living community, featuring a nationally recognized public school system, numerous private and parochial schools, and 7 colleges and universities. All this and conveniently located just minutes from almost anywhere in metro Detroit, Southfield is not only the Center of It All geographically, but also the business and leisure center of southeast Michigan as well. 

The City of Southfield is not only one of Michigan’s premier residential addresses, but a leading business center as well with more than 27 million square feet of office space and a daytime population that soars to nearly 175,000. Southfield is home to over 10,000 businesses in a wide variety of sectors including more than 100 “Fortune 500” companies. Southfield’s extensive hotel industry and business travel accommodations make Southfield an ideal location for conventions, conferences and business meetings. Southfield's many restaurants make dining in the city a pleasurable experience for business entertainment or a family night out, ranging from continental cuisine to national chains, neighborhood delis and the best in ethnic dining.

Residents, businesses and visitors alike come to Southfield for its central location and easy access to all of southeastern Michigan. With entertainment options for the entire family, there’s always something fun to do in Southfield!