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Population (year 2000): 8,488. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,560 (+12.6% change)
Males: 4,111 (48.4%), Females: 4,377 (51.6%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $44,084 (year 2000)
Median house value: $121,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Flat Rock:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (25.2%), Polish (14.6%), Irish (14.5%), French (9.8%), English (9.6%), United States (9.1%).

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Land area: 6.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Flat Rock

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Flat Rock city

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

2.3% Foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.5% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,327 (+18.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MI (9.0 miles Taylor, pop. 65,868).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (22.9 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (303.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MI (2.8 miles Rockwood, Rockwood, MI (3.1 miles South MI (3.3 miles Woodhaven, MI Gibraltar, (5.2 miles MI (6.0 miles Trenton, MI (7.7 miles Riverview, Ile, MI Grosse (8.0 miles Beach, MI (8.4 miles Estral


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 47 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2000: 51 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2001: 71 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2002: 162 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2003: 114 buildings, average cost: $219,800
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $232,100
  • 2005: 70 buildings, average cost: $213,100

Latitude: 42.10 N, Longitude: 83.27 W

Area code: 734


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (27.1%), Educational,health and social services (15.6%), Retail trade (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +502 (+5.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 620 (16.1%)


 

Crime in Flat Rock by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 5 3 1
    per 100,000 11.8 58.9 35.3 11.8
Robberies 5 5 2 4
    per 100,000 58.9 58.9 23.6 47.1
Assaults 20 19 12 20
    per 100,000 235.6 223.8 141.4 235.6
Burglaries 41 48 55 50
    per 100,000 483.0 565.5 648.0 589.1
Thefts 204 179 181 183
    per 100,000 2403.4 2108.9 2132.4 2156.0
Auto thefts 40 39 30 23
    per 100,000 471.3 459.5 353.4 271.0
237.2 246.7 208.4 215.1


Average climate in Flat Rock, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Flat Rock-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1956, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Flat Rock city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 tornado 13.6 miles away from the city center killed 23 people and injured 294 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Flat Rock:
  • OAKWOOD SOUTHSHORE MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; TRENTON, MI)
  • RIVERSIDE OSTEOPATHIC HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; TRENTON, MI)
  • OAKWOOD HERITAGE HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; TAYLOR, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Flat Rock:
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 9 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
  • WILLOW RUN (about 20 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: YIP)
  • DETROIT CITY (about 28 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
Other public-use airports nearest to Flat Rock:
  • GROSSE ILE MUNI (about 9 miles; DETROIT/GROSSE ILE, MI; ID: ONZ)
  • WICKENHEISER (about 9 miles; CARLETON, MI; ID: W87)
  • CUSTER (about 17 miles; MONROE, MI; ID: TTF)

Amtrak stations near Flat Rock:
  • 15 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)
  • 16 miles: DEARBORN (16121 MICHIGAN AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 7 $18,894 $32,389 13 $7,306
Other Government Administration 7 $13,769 $23,604 0 $0
Police - Other 3 $7,942 $31,768 0 $0
Water Supply 3 $12,051 $48,204 0 $0
Financial Administration 5 $15,507 $37,216 0 $0
Local Libraries 4 $11,493 $34,479 10 $8,632
Other and Unallocable 3 $14,559 $58,236 0 $0
Streets and Highways 17 $69,261 $48,890 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $9,398 $56,388 7 $4,497
Police Protection - Officers 24 $135,849 $67,924 6 $2,624
Totals for Government 75 $308,722 $49,395 36 $23,059


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flat Rock:
  • HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; DEARBORN, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,572)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN (about 16 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 5,574)
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-EASTERN REGION-DEARBORN (about 18 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 2,247)
  • MADONNA UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 2,431)
  • WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 23 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 20,389)
  • SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE (about 24 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 4,780)
Public high school in Flat Rock:
  • FLAT ROCK COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 497; Location: 28100 ASPEN DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Flat Rock:
  • ETHEL C. BOBCEAN ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 597; Location: 28300 EVERGREEN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 03)
  • THOMAS SIMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 407; Location: 24900 MEADOWS AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SUMMIT ACADEMY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 353; Location: 30100 OLMSTEAD ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JOHN M. BARNES ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: 24925 MEADOWS AVENUE; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • FLAT ROCK COMMUNITY BUILDING (PREK) (Location: 28639 DIVISION STREET; Grades: PK - PK)
Library in Flat Rock:
  • FLAT ROCK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $534,713; Location: 25200 GILBRALTER ROAD; 30,067 books; 1,745 audio materials; 1,654 video materials; 113 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Flat Rock Yard (A).

Church in Flat Rock: Saint Rochs Church (A).

Cemeteries: Oak Forest Cemetery (1), Huron Valley Cemetery (2).


Flat Rock compared to Michigan state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Flat Rock:
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNZK (690 AM; 3 kW; DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WMKM (1440 AM; 1 kW; INKSTER, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flat Rock:
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WGTE-FM (91.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRVF (101.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTWR-FM (98.3 FM; LUNA PIER, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJOF (88.1 FM; MONROE, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS)

TV broadcast stations around Flat Rock:
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • W22CO (Channel 22; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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