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Population (year 2000): 17,080. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,317 (-4.5% change)
Males: 8,216 (48.1%), Females: 8,864 (51.9%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 41.7 years
Median household income: $78,558 (year 2000)
Median house value: $233,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Grosse Pointe Woods:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (26.1%), Italian (15.2%), Irish (15.0%), Polish (12.0%), English (10.6%), Arab (5.3%).

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Elevation: 587 feet

Land area: 3.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Grosse Pointe Woods

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grosse Pointe Woods city

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

6.6% Foreign born (2.7% Europe, 2.5% Asia, 1.1% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -600 (-3.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clair Shores, MI St. (3.6 miles pop. 63,096).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (14.4 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (331.1 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pointe Shores, MI (1.3 miles Grosse Woods, MI Harper (1.8 miles Pointe Farms, MI (2.1 miles Grosse Pointe, MI (3.2 miles Grosse Clair Shores, MI St. (3.6 miles MI (3.9 miles Eastpointe, Pointe Park, MI (4.4 miles Grosse MI (5.4 miles Roseville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $225,500
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $359,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $366,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $231,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $180,000

Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 82.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 586


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.4%), Manufacturing (18.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,649 (-21.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 893 (11.6%)


 

Crime in Grosse Pointe Woods by Year

Type 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 3 6 5 3 13
    per 100,000 17.6 35.1 29.3 17.6 76.1
Assaults 1 6 11 5 3
    per 100,000 5.9 35.1 64.4 29.3 17.6
Burglaries 15 19 30 30 11
    per 100,000 87.8 111.2 175.6 175.6 64.4
Thefts 223 259 216 193 161
    per 100,000 1305.6 1516.4 1264.6 1130.0 942.6
Auto thefts 33 20 19 31 13
    per 100,000 193.2 117.1 111.2 181.5 76.1
80.3 95.4 93.4 83.1 74.6


Average climate in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Grosse Pointe Woods-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.3 miles away from the Grosse Pointe Woods city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1964, a category 4 tornado 16.9 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 224 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Grosse Pointe Woods:
  • ST JOHN HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CTR (about 1 miles; DETROIT, MI)
  • COTTAGE HOSPITAL (about 1 miles; GROSSE POINTE FARMS, MI)
  • BON SECOURS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; GROSSE POINTE, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grosse Pointe Woods:
  • DETROIT CITY (about 8 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 36 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
  • OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 39 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grosse Pointe Woods:
  • COBO HALL (about 13 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: 84G)
  • BERZ-MACOMB (about 16 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: UIZ)
  • OAKLAND/TROY (about 20 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)

Amtrak stations near Grosse Pointe Woods:
  • 9 miles: WINDSOR (298 WALKER RD.). Services: ticket office.
  • 13 miles: DETROIT (11 W. BALTIMORE AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: ROYAL OAK (201 S. SHERMAN DR.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

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
Financial Administration 8 $31,240 $46,860 0 $0
Streets and Highways 24 $79,148 $39,574 5 $7,045
Police - Other 5 $13,049 $31,317 7 $7,603
Parks and Recreation 4 $15,055 $45,165 6 $6,793
Other Government Administration 16 $46,864 $35,148 5 $7,479
Judicial and Legal 5 $16,065 $38,556 1 $1,494
Police Protection - Officers 40 $177,366 $53,209 0 $0
Firefighters 6 $23,307 $46,614 0 $0
Totals for Government 108 $402,093 $44,677 24 $30,414


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grosse Pointe Woods:
  • MACOMB COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; WARREN, MI; Full-time enrollment: 11,057)
  • WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 13 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 20,389)
  • MARYGROVE COLLEGE (about 18 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 5,301)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY (about 18 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,119)
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-EASTERN REGION-DEARBORN (about 21 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 2,247)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 21 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)
Public high school in Grosse Pointe Woods:
  • GROSSE POINTE NORTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,511; Location: 707 VERNIER ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Grosse Pointe Woods:
  • PARCELLS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 749; Location: 20600 MACK; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JOHN MONTEITH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 573; Location: 1275 COOK ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FERRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 455; Location: 748 ROSLYN ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • STEVENS T. MASON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 263; Location: 1640 VERNIER; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BARNES EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 100; Location: 20090 MORNINGSIDE DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • BARNARD CENTER (Students: 30; Location: 900 COOK ROAD; Grades: 01 - 12)

Notable location: Lochmoor Country Club (A).

Parks in Grosse Pointe Woods include: Ghesquiere Park (1), Sweeney Park (2).


Grosse Pointe Woods compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Grosse Pointe Woods:
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grosse Pointe Woods:
  • WDMK (102.7 FM; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grosse Pointe Woods:
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING 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)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)

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