Retire in Southfield, MI

Livability Score
49
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
Total Population
72480
Median Househould Income
49548
Median Age
43
65 Years and Over
13274
Median Home Value
104100
Unemployed
4844
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Shawarma Grill

Best shawarma's I've had in the metro Detroit area. They load the toppings up and will give you extra if you ask! Prices are cheap. I highly recommend...

2. Athens Souvlaki

I just wanted something fast and cheap (and good), so Yelp took me to Athens. Not the cleanest joint, not the friendliest. But very tasty food. I got a...

3. Taza Grill

Hands down best shawarma I've had. Falafel is cooked perfectly and tastes so good. Fattoush salad is bomb and the lady working the counter is super nice....

4. Fuddruckers

While visiting Fuddruckers in Michigan this again became one of my favorite places. I got one of the burgers that was on special added provolone cheese...

5. Original Pancake House

I don't like to go out for breakfast usually. I only like going out if I can get some food that I can't make myself, and I can make a pancake as well as...

Golf
1. Glen Oaks County Golf Course

Not sure why anyone would give this less than 5 stars. The course is maintained really well, could use a few more yardage markers, and the bridge work and...

2. Carl's Golfland

Carl's golfland is the only place I will shop for any golf needs. I had a problem with an associate at the Plymouth location and I was contacted immediately...

3. Detroit Golf Club

My family has been members here since 1983 and so obviously I am familiar with all areas. I practically spent my life growing up here. I swam for the swim...

4. The Tennis & Golf Company

The Tennis & Golf Company is a hidden gem. I have to say I have lived in the area for years and have always been a loyal customer of some other golf shops....

5. Shenandoah Country Club

You have to be a member to eat here (unless it's a wedding) but the food is unreal whether I'm here for a wedding or just for dinner with the fam. They...

Active
1. Retrofit Studio

Despite numerous personal challenges, trying to monitor my diet on my fitness pal for a few days and then forgetting, I was steadily gaining weight, not...

2. Orangetheory Fitness Birmingham

I love this place!!! Great workout and great people! Thank you orange theory for pushing everyone to be better, you guys are awesome motivators!

3. The Great Escape Room

It was my first time so I have nothing to compare it to...but I had a blast and will definitely go again to try the other rooms. Fun!

4. The Barre Code Metro Detroit - Birmingham

I love the Barre Code! I started taking Barre here as a total couch potato - I hadn't worked out in years, but I was ready to better myself and whip my...

5. GreenLeaf Bodywork

Thank the heavens for Kelly! I walked in with so much pain in my shoulder and arm. I couldn't really move my neck. I walked out soooo much better!!! She's...

Arts
1. Redford Theatre

Went there for the first time tonight, and I'm over the moon... They were playing The Exorcist for Halloween.. First off, the ticket booth man was dressed...

2. Painting with a Twist

We had so much fun in the group class! We reserved about two and a half weeks early since the classes fill up fast. This location was really easy to find...

3. DIY Street Fair

Parking: def tough to find. Will have to walk over a few blocks after parking in a residential area. The festival was a lot of fun this year. Plenty of...

4. Go Comedy! Improv Theater

Found this little gem on Yelp while visiting family and friends in Detroit. This place was great, it was all laughs from the moment we walked in to when we...

5. Holocaust Memorial Center

The Holocaust Museum provides educational information about the Jewish culture and history. The museum has amazing exhibits, artifacts, and offers tours,...

Shopping
1. Rail & Anchor

A very friendly shop. Free sample tea offering. Set up is organized and visually appealing. Great shop.

2. DIY Street Fair

Parking: def tough to find. Will have to walk over a few blocks after parking in a residential area. The festival was a lot of fun this year. Plenty of...

3. Yellow Door Art Market

My aunt and I were passing here en route to the Rust Belt Market and she said, "This store is great, want to stop here first?" Why yes! Unfortunately we...

4. Catching Fireflies

We turned up about 15 minutes before closing and they didn't cringe, so that was cool, haha! Staff was really nice when my aunt was trying to see if they...

5. Scout

I love this place. Pam, the owner, used to own Shine right down the street. I was really sad when she sold it. I guess she just couldn't resist providing...

Health
1. Emcura Immediate Care- Bloomfield, Birmingham

My husband took my son here for a suspected broken wrist incurred during a late-night soccer practice. Now, my husband is not, shall we say, a noticing...

2. Southfield Family Sauna & Tub

There is a lot of history here at this place..... this is a really cool Sauna. After many of the mines in the U.P. failed many decades ago, many of the...

3. Mali Thai Massage and Spa

I came in here on the day before Labor Day. I normally go to essential, but they were booked. I'm a lazy man who hates driving anywhere longer than five...

4. Comfort Dental

So if you have to get your teeth cleaned, you HAVE to let Ashley do it. She's as skilled as she is beautiful and really takes the pain out of geting your...

5. Gold Standard Massage Clinic

I found Gold Standard Massage Clinic through groupon and apparently was able to catch them during their "soft open"-within the first three weeks. Overall,...