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Ferndale is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. It makes up 3.88 square miles of the Detroit metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 19,900. Ferndale is primarily residential, with a smaller commercial and industrial sector in the southeast part of the city. Ferndale's business district is anchored by the intersection of Woodward Avenue and 9 Mile Road, where privately owned shops, storefronts, dance clubs, bars, and numerous restaurants are featured. Ferndale is well known in the Detroit area for its LGBT population and progressive policies. It is also the setting for the NBC sitcom, 'Undateable.'

Centered on the iconic intersection of Woodward & Nine, Downtown Ferndale is a geographic designation, a favorite destination, and a mindset that embraces the diversity of culture, class, and creativity. Within its 3.9 linear miles encompassing Nine Mile Road from Paxton to Pinecrest and Woodward from Marshall to Oakridge, are 350+ businesses, most owned and operated by inspired entrepreneurs, driven by a personal passion to deliver goods and services in engagingly unique ways.

Moving to Ferndale

Housing options in Ferndale range from apartments and condos to affordable single-family homes. Ferndale has become a favorite destination and has a mindset that embraces the diversity of culture, class, and creativity. Ferndale is a city deep with culture and cutting-edge trends with a strong presence of young people in their 20s and 30s, making for a youthful vibrancy that's easy to enjoy.

Ferndale is also bike-friendly, equipped with six on-street bike parking corrals in the downtown area and another 30 single loops for easy sidewalk lock up as well. The city exemplifies small-town charm with streetscapes enhanced by public seating, colorful flowering baskets, and ample lighting. The downtown area is also auto-friendly, with more than 1,000 parking spots on-street and in lots, serviced by easy-to-use multi-space pay stations.

Ferndale Schools

Ferndale Public Schools' mission is to provide all students with an exceptional education that prepares them for college, careers, and success in a diverse society.

Ferndale Preschools

Ferndale Schools' Early Childhood Center (FECC) is a high-quality preschool servicing children ages two and a half to four and is FREE to Oakland County families who qualify. Our building hosts Ferndale Head Start, The Great Start Readiness Program, our District's Early Childhood Special Education program, and Little Eagles Preschool, our tuition-based program.

Ferndale Primary Schools

As a primary school, Lower Elementary (formerly Roosevelt Primary) is designed with the young learner in mind. Teachers use curriculum and learning techniques based on brain research that enhance visual learning and include music and movement while taking into consideration the individual strengths and needs of each child. Additionally, the Open Classroom program's reputation for excellence is based on a philosophy that fosters independence, promotes self-directed learning, and provides instruction in a project-based environment.

Ferndale Middle Schools

Ferndale Middle School is incredibly unique. FMS offers a small community feel and personalized attention that Ferndale Schools is famous for, with unprecedented opportunities that come with being located on the Ferndale High School campus.

Ferndale High Schools

The Ferndale secondary school campuses offer a small community feel and personalized attention for which Ferndale Schools is famous. Students have access to integrated STEM electives and our top-ranked IMPI Robotics team. We offer over 20 AP courses, award-winning music, drama, and art classes, and more opportunities for enrichment at the Center for the Advanced Studies and the Arts (CASA). Students enjoy 17 FREE varsity sports! And now, through our Early College program, students can graduate high school with a FREE associate’s degree.

Ferndale Community Info

The provides residents and visitors several varieties of youth and adult-oriented recreation leagues; a Community Center that offers a fitness center, an eclectic assortment of classes, youth programming, and senior services, and administration of several activities that are clean, green, safe, and accessible throughout our 15 Community parks.

During the 2013 annual State of the City address, Mayor Dave Coulter announced the creation of a Blue Ribbon Commission on Ferndale Parks. The purpose of the Commission was to gather input and ideas from the community on possible attractions and upgrades to the city's 15 parks and recreation centers. Any alternative idea for the parks put forth by the commission could not incur any new introductory costs to the city.

The City of Ferndale is pleased to announce the launch of our new Ferndale Dog Park. Located on south Hilton Rd. at University St., the new dog park offers a number of amenities for four-legged residents and their owners, including safe key-card access, fenced large and small dog play areas, sitting areas, and more. The park is available to Ferndale residents for an annual fee.

OLHSA has home and yard work resources available to assist older adults who can no longer maintain their yards and homes. Services include lawn mowing every other week, snow removal over two inches, and minor home repairs. Must be 60 years or older and meet income requirements.

Ferndale Nightlife

Rosie O'Grady's

Rosie O'Grady's is the top sports bar in Ferndale. They just recently moved and remodeled the entire inside so it's better than ever. They have a full kitchen where they serve breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. They have a large outdoor covered patio to relax on.

The Bosco

The Bosco finally got a sign out front so it's no longer a mystery where it's located. Bosco is a very relaxed bar with lots of seating and couches. It's a great bar to relax outside on their patio in the summer when it's warm out and they even got some outside heaters when there's a chill in the air. Kick it at The Bosco every weekend for music and dancing in the lounge with some of the area's funniest DJs. Try The Bosco if you are looking for a good time.

One-Eyed Betty's

One-Eyed Betty's is a bar and restaurant with a huge selection of tasty beers and delicious drinks along with an extensive menu of food such as wings, seafood, sandwiches and soups. With their friendly staff, One-Eyed Betty's is a clean spacious place that can accommodate a person going in a for a quick bite to eat or a drink, or if you want to have a whole group of people. There's room for everyone!

Sneakers Pub

Sneakers is one of the best dive bars in Ferndale. For those that want a relaxed no pressure bar environment, this is the place. The drinks are always cheap along with the tasty food. The staff is friendly along with its patrons. Their karaoke nights are highly recommended and lead to an endless amount of fun.


The martinis at the Soho are highly recommended as you listen to some great rock or house music. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is very chill. The big plasma TVs show music videos throughout the night. Their themed nights are a big hit with the diverse crowd that goes to Soho.

Danny's Irish Pub

Danny's Irish Pub has been a staple of Ferndale for years. Its the perfect place to grab a drink after a tough day at work. With great drink choices and nice prices, Danny's is always a good time for you and your friends. Danny's also has an affordable food menu with burgers and chips that are outstanding along with a great jukebox and pinball machine.

Tony's Sports Bar

Tony's is that quintessential neighborhood bar with cheap drinks, delicious burgers, and great bartenders. It's a place where you can relax and catch the big game, and be surrounded by a great group of patrons. With sports memorabilia flooding the walls, it's a great dive bar for the sports nut in all of us.

Woodward Avenue Brewers (The WAB)

The WAB is the place to go to in Ferndale if you like microbreweries. They have 7 of their own beers on tap and you can even get half gallon beers to go or full kegs. They have a small food menu but the food is very good. There are two floors of seating and also a small patio area outside. If you are into Breweries or drink microbrews then there are many other places around Michigan.

Ferndale, MI Real Estate Agents

Want to buy or sell a home in Ferndale? Let our Ferndale, Michigan real estate experts help you through the purchase of your new Ferndale property or expertly negotiate the sale of your current residence. As local real estate agents, we're experts on the dynamics unique to Ferndale, Michigan real estate.

Connect with The Perna Team to learn more about buyer or seller representation. If you're selling your Ferndale home, review our market analysis page to discover the possible resale value of your property!

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