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Population (year 2000): 14,254. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,621 (-4.4% change)
Males: 6,614 (46.4%), Females: 7,640 (53.6%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.2 years
Median household income: $46,769 (year 2000)
Median house value: $108,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Harper Woods:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.9%)
  • Black (10.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (19.9%), Irish (16.1%), Polish (15.0%), Italian (14.2%), English (7.8%), French (6.1%).

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Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 2.6 square miles

Harper

For population 25 years and over in Harper Woods

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harper Woods city

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

6.0% Foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.8% Asia, 1.2% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -577 (-3.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clair Shores, MI St. (4.0 miles pop. 63,096).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (12.7 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (329.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Pointe Woods, MI (1.8 miles Grosse MI (2.4 miles Eastpointe, Pointe Farms, MI (2.8 miles Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (3.1 miles Grosse Pointe, MI (3.4 miles Grosse Clair Shores, MI St. (4.0 miles Pointe Park, MI (4.0 miles Grosse MI (4.6 miles Roseville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $173,800

Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 82.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 586


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.3%), Manufacturing (16.4%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (13.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,387 (-16.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 552 (8.2%)


 

Crime in Harper Woods by Year

Type 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 7.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.0
Rapes 1 0 5 8 5
    per 100,000 7.0 0.0 35.1 56.1 35.1
Robberies 30 15 15 38 50
    per 100,000 210.5 105.2 105.2 266.6 350.8
Assaults 10 1 1 15 26
    per 100,000 70.2 7.0 7.0 105.2 182.4
Burglaries 80 90 57 82 97
    per 100,000 561.2 631.4 399.9 575.3 680.5
Thefts 919 528 391 1,055 923
    per 100,000 6447.3 3704.2 2743.1 7401.4 6475.4
Auto thefts 207 183 164 435 281
    per 100,000 1452.2 1283.9 1150.6 3051.8 1971.4
500.4 328.0 276.8 703.9 627.1


Average climate in Harper Woods, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Harper

Harper Woods-area historical tornado activity is near Michigan state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Harper Woods city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1964, a category 4 tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 224 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: James Douglas - College basketball player (Missouri Tigers), Michael Bramos - College basketball player (Miami (OHIO) RedHawks).


Hospitals/medical centers near Harper Woods:
  • ST JOHN HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CTR (about 2 miles; DETROIT, MI)
  • COTTAGE HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; GROSSE POINTE FARMS, MI)
  • BON SECOURS HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; GROSSE POINTE, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Harper Woods:
  • DETROIT CITY (about 6 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 34 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
  • OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 37 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Harper Woods:
  • COBO HALL (about 12 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: 84G)
  • BERZ-MACOMB (about 15 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: UIZ)
  • OAKLAND/TROY (about 18 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)

Amtrak stations near Harper Woods:
  • 9 miles: WINDSOR (298 WALKER RD.). Services: ticket office.
  • 12 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.
  • 16 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 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 17 $81,068 $57,224 0 $0
Water Supply 3 $11,581 $46,324 0 $0
Local Libraries 3 $10,102 $40,408 12 $6,407
Financial Administration 6 $18,994 $37,988 1 $58
Other Government Administration 5 $24,418 $58,603 9 $5,276
Judicial and Legal 9 $27,945 $37,260 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 36 $207,115 $69,038 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $15,992 $38,380 24 $20,170
Other and Unallocable 3 $12,925 $51,700 4 $4,948
Parks and Recreation 5 $20,063 $48,151 11 $6,509
Sewerage 2 $7,672 $46,032 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 3 $10,319 $41,276 0 $0
Welfare 1 $4,060 $48,720 14 $20,198
Streets and Highways 4 $14,017 $42,051 0 $0
Correction 1 $4,098 $49,176 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $4,153 $49,836 0 $0
Totals for Government 104 $474,524 $54,752 75 $63,566


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Harper Woods:
  • MACOMB COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; WARREN, MI; Full-time enrollment: 11,057)
  • WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 12 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 20,389)
  • MARYGROVE COLLEGE (about 16 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 5,301)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY (about 16 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,119)
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-EASTERN REGION-DEARBORN (about 20 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 2,247)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 20 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)
Public high schools in Harper Woods:
  • HARPER WOODS SECONDARY SCHOOL (Students: 550; Location: 20225 BEACONSFIELD STREET; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • HEART ACADEMY (Students: 240; Location: 19800 ANITA; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Harper Woods:
  • REGINA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 752; Location: 20200 KELLY ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • NOTRE DAME HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 459; Location: 20254 KELLY ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12; Boys only)
  • LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL EAST (Students: 222; Location: 20100 KELLY ROAD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BISHOP GALLAGHER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 209; Location: 19360 HARPER; Grades: 9 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Harper Woods:
  • CHARLES A. POUPARD ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: 20655 LENNON; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BEACON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 338; Location: 19475 BEACONFIELD STREET; Grades: PK - 03)
  • TYRONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 19525 TYRONE STREET; Grades: 04 - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Harper Woods:
  • ST PETER THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC (Students: 247; Location: 19800 ANITA; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY QUEEN OF PEACE SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 13390 HARPER; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Harper Woods:
  • HARPER WOODS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $387,500; Location: 19601 HARPER AVENUE; 46,305 books; 732 audio materials; 1,040 video materials; 128 serial subscriptions)

Shopping Center: Eastland Shopping Center (1).


Harper Woods compared to Michigan state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Harper 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.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harper 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.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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 Harper Woods:
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • 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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