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Population (year 2000): 30,115. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,870 (-4.1% change)
Males: 14,369 (47.7%), Females: 15,746 (52.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 31.8 years
Median household income: $35,950 (year 2000)
Median house value: $68,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Inkster:

  • Black (67.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (24.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Asian Indian (2.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (4.8%), Irish (4.1%), Polish (3.8%), English (2.5%), United States (2.2%), French (1.6%).Michigan

Elevation: 628 feet

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Inkster,

For population 25 years and over in Inkster

  • High school or higher: 74.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Inkster city

  • Never married: 36.6%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

5.4% Foreign born (3.4% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -713 (-2.3%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Heights, MI (2.2 miles Dearborn pop. 58,264).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (15.9 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (301.5 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Heights, MI (2.2 miles Dearborn City, MI (2.7 miles Garden MI (4.5 miles Westland, MI (4.5 miles Wayne, MI (5.4 miles Taylor, MI Romulus, (5.7 miles MI Dearborn, (6.9 miles MI (7.2 miles Redford,
Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 11 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $74,600
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $72,600
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $173,800

Latitude: 42.29 N, Longitude: 83.31 W


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (22.1%), Educational,health and social services (18.0%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,707 (-22.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,246 (10.9%)


 

Crime in Inkster by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 8 12 9 0 7 6
    per 100,000 26.6 39.8 29.9 0.0 23.2 19.9
Rapes 14 16 26 25 13 28
    per 100,000 46.5 53.1 86.3 83.0 43.2 93.0
Robberies 82 94 71 74 65 71
    per 100,000 272.3 312.1 235.8 245.7 215.8 235.8
Assaults 233 279 300 312 277 284
    per 100,000 773.7 926.4 996.2 1036.0 919.8 943.1
Burglaries 403 386 436 347 326 288
    per 100,000 1338.2 1281.8 1447.8 1152.2 1082.5 956.3
Thefts 607 549 532 436 364 442
    per 100,000 2015.6 1823.0 1766.6 1447.8 1208.7 1467.7
Auto thefts 437 279 302 271 219 340
    per 100,000 1451.1 926.4 1002.8 899.9 727.2 1129.0
572.0 576.8 586.6 524.7 471.5 532.4

Average climate in Inkster, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Inkster,

Inkster-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1956, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Inkster city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1976, a category 4 tornado 17.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Tyrone Wheatley - 2005 NFL player (Oakland Raiders, born: Jan 19, 1972), Victor Morris - College basketball player (Cleveland St. Vikings).


Hospitals/medical centers near Inkster:
  • GARDEN CITY OSTEOPATHIC HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; GARDEN CITY, MI)
  • OAKWOOD ANNAPOLIS HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; WAYNE, MI)
  • WALTER P REUTHER PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WESTLAND, MI)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Inkster:
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 7 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
  • WILLOW RUN (about 15 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: YIP)
  • DETROIT CITY (about 23 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
Other public-use airports nearest to Inkster:
  • CANTON-PLYMOUTH-METTETAL (about 11 miles; PLYMOUTH, MI; ID: 1D2)
  • LARSEN AIR PARK (about 18 miles; BELLEVILLE, MI; ID: 43G)
  • GROSSE ILE MUNI (about 19 miles; DETROIT/GROSSE ILE, MI; ID: ONZ)

Amtrak stations near Inkster:
  • 6 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)
  • 8 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.
  • 18 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.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 26 $81,818 $37,762 0 $0
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Inkster:
  • HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; DEARBORN, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,572)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN (about 4 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 5,574)
  • MADONNA UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 2,431)
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-EASTERN REGION-DEARBORN (about 10 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 2,247)
  • SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE (about 10 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • MARYGROVE COLLEGE (about 15 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 5,301)
Public high schools in Inkster:
  • INKSTER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 331; Location: 3250 MIDDLEBELT ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ACADEMY OF INKSTER (Students: 152; Location: 28500 AVONDALE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Inkster:
  • PETERSON WARREN ACADEMY (Students: 233; Location: 4000 SYLVIA STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Inkster:
  • CHERRY HILL SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS (Students: 1,279; Location: 28500 AVONDALE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • THOMAS-GIST ACADEMY NORTH (Students: 376; Location: 28955 ROSEWOOD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • DAVID HICKS SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 100 HELEN STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • TOMLINSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 25912 ANNAPOLIS STREET; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BAYLOR WOODSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 326; Location: 28865 CARLYSLE STREET; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • MEEK-MILTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 305; Location: 28865 CARLYSLE AVE; Grades: PK - 02)
  • BLANCHETTE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 293; Location: 1771 HENRY RUFF ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DALY SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 25824 MICHIGAN AVENUE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GAUDIOR ACADEMY (Students: 213; Location: 27100 AVONDALE AVENUE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • BEACON DAY TREATMENT CENTER (Students: 160; Location: 28690 GRANDVIEW; Grades: UG - UG)

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Perrin Drain (A).

Parks in Inkster include: Demby Park (1), Lemoyne Park (2), Lower Rouge Parkway (3), Tomlinson Park (4), Bel-Aire Park (5), Northwest Park (6), Parkwood Playground (7), Westwood Park (8).


Inkster compared to Michigan state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Inkster:
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCAR (1090 AM; 1 kW; LIVONIA, MI; Owner: WCAR-AM, NC.)
  • WMKM (1440 AM; 1 kW; INKSTER, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WNZK (690 AM; 3 kW; DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
Strongest FM radio stations in Inkster:
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHFR (89.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
TV broadcast stations around Inkster:
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT 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)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF 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)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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