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Population (year 2000): 73,150
Males: 36,502 (49.9%), Females: 36,648 (50.1%)

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Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $55,008 (year 2000)
Median house value: $144,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Waterford:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • Black (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (21.2%), Irish (14.5%), English (13.9%), Polish (8.3%), United States (8.0%), French (5.6%).

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Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 31.3 square miles

Waterford,

For population 25 years and over in Waterford

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waterford CDP

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

5.0% Foreign born (2.0% Europe, 1.2% Asia, 0.9% Latin America, 0.8% North America).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MI Detroit, (26.8 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (300.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Angelus, MI (4.3 miles Lake Harbor, MI (4.4 miles Keego Lake, MI (4.5 miles Sylvan Lake Village, MI (5.4 miles Orchard of Clarkston, MI (5.9 miles Village MI (6.1 miles Pontiac, Bloomfield Township, MI (6.3 miles West Hills, MI Auburn (9.4 miles

Latitude: 42.66 N, Longitude: 83.38 W


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (20.0%), Educational,health and social services (16.9%), Retail trade (13.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -13,460 (-18.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,620 (23.0%)

Average climate in Waterford, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Waterford-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 76% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Waterford city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.4 miles away from the city center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Mike York - NHL player (New York Islanders, born: Jan 3, 1978).


Hospitals/medical centers near Waterford:
  • NORTH OAKLAND MEDICAL CENTERS (about 6 miles; PONTIAC, MI)
  • PONTIAC OSTEOPATHIC HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; PONTIAC, MI)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-PONTIAC (about 6 miles; PONTIAC, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waterford:
  • OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 3 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
  • WILLOW RUN (about 31 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: YIP)
  • BISHOP INTERNATIONAL (about 32 miles; FLINT, MI; ID: FNT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Waterford:
  • OAKLAND/TROY (about 18 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)
  • OAKLAND SOUTHWEST (about 20 miles; NEW HUDSON, MI; ID: Y47)
  • CANTON-PLYMOUTH-METTETAL (about 22 miles; PLYMOUTH, MI; ID: 1D2)

Amtrak stations near Waterford:
  • 7 miles: PONTIAC (1600 WIDE TRACK DR.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.). Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 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.

Colleges/Universities in Waterford:
  • PORT HURON COSMETOLOGY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 29; Location: 5620 DIXIE HWY; Private, for-profit)
  • ROSS MEDICAL EDUCATION CENTER (FT enrollment: 18; Location: 2495 ELIZABETH LAKE RD; Private, for-profit)
  • AMERICAN FLYERS (Location: 6230 N SERVICE DR; Private, for-profit)
  • DRAKE AVIATION CO INC (Location: OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 1675 AIRPORTRD; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waterford:
  • OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE-BLOOMFIELD HILLS CAMPUS (about 12 miles; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; Full-time enrollment: 11,634)
  • OAKLAND UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; ROCHESTER HILLS, MI; FT enrollment: 11,424)
  • SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE (about 16 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 4,780)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-DETROIT CAMPUS (about 17 miles; TROY, MI; FT enrollment: 2,090)
  • LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • MADONNA UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; LIVONIA, MI; FT enrollment: 2,431)
  • MARYGROVE COLLEGE (about 23 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 5,301)
Public high schools in Waterford:
  • WATERFORD MOTT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,762; Location: 1151 SCOTT LAKE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WATERFORD KETTERING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,387; Location: 2800 KETTERING DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Waterford:
  • OUR LADY OF THE LAKES HIGH SCH (Students: 325; Location: 5495 DIXIE HIGHWAY; Grades: 8 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Waterford:
  • JOHN D. PIERCE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 967; Location: 5145 HATCHERY ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STEVENS T. MASON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 964; Location: 3835 W. WALTON BOULEVARD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • ISAAC E. CRARY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 797; Location: 501 N. CASS LAKE ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • STEPANSKI EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER (Students: 478; Location: 6010 HATCHERY ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THOMAS M. COOLEY SCHOOL (Students: 451; Location: 2000 HIGHFIELD ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SCHOOLCRAFT SCHOOL (Students: 418; Location: 6400 MACEDAY DRIVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JAYNO W. ADAMS SCHOOL (Students: 390; Location: 3810 CLINTONVILLE ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WATERFORD VILLAGE SCHOOL (Students: 385; Location: 4241 STEFFENS STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GRAYSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 382; Location: 3800 W. WALTON BOULEVARD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DONELSON HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 2690 WEWOKA STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Waterford:
  • OUR LADY OF THE LAKES SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 5501 DIXIE HIGHWAY; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST STEPHEN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 296; Location: 4860 MIDLAND DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WATERFORD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 168; Location: 220 N CASS LAKE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST BENEDICT (Students: 164; Location: 60 S LYNN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MT ZION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 159; Location: 3200 BEACHAM; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BROOKFIELD ACADEMY - LAUREL CA (Students: 99; Location: 2490 AIRPORT RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • CHILDREN'S WORLD LEARNING CENT (Students: 32; Location: 3100 DIXIE HWY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WATERFORD ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: 5725 PONTIAC LK ROAD; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Waterford:
  • WATERFORD TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,198,857; Location: 5168 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE; 111,821 books; 6,852 audio materials; 1,978 video materials; 301 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Waterford: Silver Lake Golf Course (A), Waterford (B), Pontiac Country Club (C).

Churches in Waterford include: Clintonville Church (A), Evangelical Church (B), Lake Crest Church (C), Saint Perpetuas Church (D), Bethany Church (E), Bethel United Church (F), Lakeland Church (G), Saint Andrews Church (H).

Cemetery: Crescent Hills Cemetery (1).

Lakes: Loon Lake (A), Lotus Lake (B), Maceday Lake (C), Mohawk Lake (D), Morgan Lake (E), Oakland, Lake (F), Otter Lake (G), Pleasant Lake (H).

Creek: Sashabaw Creek (A).

Park in Waterford: Dodge Brothers State Park Number 2 (1).


Waterford compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Waterford:
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPON (1460 AM; 1 kW; WALLED LAKE, MI; Owner: FOREIGN RADIO PROGRAMS, INC.)
  • WLSP (1530 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LAPEER, MI; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FLINT INC.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waterford:
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFUM-FM (91.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICHIGAN)
  • WXOU (88.3 FM; AUBURN HILLS, MI; Owner: OAKLAND UNIVERSITY)
  • WBFH (88.1 FM; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; Owner: BLOOMFIELD HILLS SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ 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.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAHS (89.5 FM; AUBURN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: AVONDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Waterford:
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • 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)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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