Ecorse, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 9,226 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.8%
 
Males: 4,337  (47.0%)
Females: 4,889  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

39.2 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48229.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,044 (it was $27,142 in 2000)
Ecorse:

$30,044
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,845 (it was $14,468 in 2000)

Ecorse city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $51,849 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Ecorse:

$51,849
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $133,148; detached houses: $136,170; townhouses or other attached units: $53,036; in 2-unit structures: $97,481; mobile homes: $112,751

Median gross rent in 2017: $754.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ecorse: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.6%
(39.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 14.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 13.4% for other race residents, 59.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ecorse, MI (2017)
    • 4,33347.1%Black alone
    • 3,13334.1%White alone
    • 1,30114.1%Hispanic
    • 3994.3%Two or more races
    • 400.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Asian alone

Races in Ecorse detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 75 registered sex offenders living in Ecorse, Michigan as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ecorse is 122 to 1.


Crime rates in Ecorse by year

Type

2010

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(21.3)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(74.5)
13
(141.1)
11
(120.5)
5
(54.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
19
(202.1)
28
(303.9)
23
(251.9)
13
(141.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
92
(978.8)
107
(1,161)
106
(1,161)
77
(838.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
137
(1,458)
110
(1,194)
71
(777.5)
79
(860.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
187
(1,990)
174
(1,889)
210
(2,300)
171
(1,862)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
87
(925.6)
59
(640.4)
46
(503.7)
44
(479.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
8
(85.1)
11
(119.4)
5
(54.8)
5
(54.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)614.2668.4590.8448.5

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City-data.com crime index in Ecorse, MI

Crime rate in Ecorse detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: American (7.2%), Irish (3.1%), Italian (2.2%), African (2.2%), Polish (2.0%), German (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 2.69 square miles.

Population density: 3,430 people per square mile   (average).

Ecorse, Michigan map

450 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

4.9%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,609 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,489 (3.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dearborn, MI (5.6 miles , pop. 97,775).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (9.7 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (234.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

River Rouge, MI (1.3 miles ),
Lincoln Park, MI (1.3 miles ),
Melvindale, MI (1.7 miles ),
Wyandotte, MI (1.7 miles ),
Allen Park, MI (1.8 miles ),
Southgate, MI (2.0 miles ),
Riverview, MI (2.4 miles ),
Dearborn, MI (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.25 N, Longitude: 83.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +601 (+6.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 317 (11.7%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 734

Distribution of median household income in Ecorse, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ecorse, MI in 2017
Ecorse satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $41,300
  • 2004: 53 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $72,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Ecorse, MI residents
Average permit cost in Ecorse, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Ecorse, MI
Historical housing units in Ecorse, MI
Most common industries in Ecorse, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (11.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.1%)
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
  • Truck transportation (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Ecorse, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)

Average climate in Ecorse, Michigan

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Ecorse, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.4. This is worse than average.

City:

90.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.550. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.550
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.06
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.46
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00570. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00570
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Ecorse-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Ecorse city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 tornado 18.7 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ecorse-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 151.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 111.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 282.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 362.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ecorse topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ecorse:

  • DETROIT HOPE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • RENAISSANCE HOSP AND MED CENTERS (Hospital, about 1 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • MILTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; RIVER ROUGE, MI)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL - DETROIT (Hospital, about 1 miles away; LINCOLN PARK, MI)
  • VENCOR HOSPITAL DETROIT (Hospital, about 1 miles away; LINCOLN PARK, MI)
  • OAKWOOD DOWNRIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; LINCOLN PARK, MI)
  • ALLIED HOME CARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LINCOLN PARK, MI)

Amtrak stations near Ecorse:

  • 6 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.
  • 7 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)
  • 10 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.

Operable nuclear power plant near Ecorse:

  • 20 miles: Fermi 2 in Newport, MI.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ecorse:

  • Baker College of Allen Park (about 4 miles; Allen Park, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,693)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 7 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Henry Ford Community College (about 7 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 12,610)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 8 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 10,554)
  • Wayne State University (about 9 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 20,204)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 12 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)
  • Madonna University (about 17 miles; Livonia, MI; FT enrollment: 3,212)

Public high schools in Ecorse:

  • ECORSE COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 505, Location: 27385 WEST OUTER DR, Grades: 8-12)
  • DOWNRIVER VIRTUAL ACADEMY (Location: 27225 W OUTER DR, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ecorse:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ecorse: Ecorse Rowing Club (A), Rivers Edge Marina Incorporated (B), Ecorse City Hall (C), Ecorse Library (D), Ecorse Police Station (E), Ecorse Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ecorse include: House of Freedom Church of God in Christ (A), Little Ida Church (B), More Light Baptist Church (C), Seventh Street Free Will Baptist Church of Ecorse (D), First Baptist Church of Ecorse (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ecorse Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Ecorse River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Ecorse include: Ecorse Park (1), Bernard Popp Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ecorse and their reported violations in the past:

ECORSE (Address: 3869 W. JEFFERSON , Population served: 9,512, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JAN-02-2009, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JAN-22-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-14-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2007 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JAN-22-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2010)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between OCT-2007 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (JAN-22-2009), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-08-2010)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
11 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Ecorse in 2000:

  • 15 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Ecorse (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Southfield-High Road Branch at 60 Southfield Road, branch established on 1976/10/22. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Ecorse:

Marital status in Ecorse, MI
  • Never married: 42.8%
  • Now married: 28.8%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Ecorse:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ecorse
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ecorse, MI (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic297,283151
Evangelical Protestant183,985527
Black Protestant124,432282
Mainline Protestant85,387231
Other79,840116
Orthodox17,58023
None1,032,077-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 556
Wayne County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Wayne County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 294
This county:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 523
Wayne County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,019
Here:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

11.6%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.2%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wayne County:

12.9%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.1%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ecorse:

42.9%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ecorse:

20.3%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.4%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.2%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Ecorse:

53.0%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.2%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ecorse, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$79,032$86,2176$13,493
Firefighters 10$43,652$52,38210$12,738
Financial Administration 6$24,944$49,8880$0
Judicial and Legal 3$13,272$53,0880$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,619$33,7140$0
Solid Waste Management 2$9,117$54,7020$0
Police - Other 1$3,181$38,1720$0
Water Supply 1$1,739$20,8680$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$6,361
Local Libraries 0$0 4$2,567
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,219
Totals for Government 36$180,556$60,18526$36,378

Ecorse government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,814,000 ($846.95)
    Sewerage: $5,942,000 ($644.05)
    Regular Highways: $1,522,000 ($164.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $580,000 ($62.87)
    Central Staff Services: $425,000 ($46.07)
    Financial Administration: $402,000 ($43.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $236,000 ($25.58)
    Housing and Community Development: $234,000 ($25.36)
    Libraries: $215,000 ($23.30)
    General Public Buildings: $186,000 ($20.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $89,000 ($9.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $832,000 ($90.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,490,000 ($269.89)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $99,000 ($10.73)

Ecorse government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $5,534,000 ($599.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $103,000 ($11.16)
    Other: $50,000 ($5.42)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $569,000 ($61.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $133,000 ($14.42)
    Rents: $62,000 ($6.72)
    Interest Earnings: $53,000 ($5.74)
    Sale of Property: $9,000 ($0.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,413,000 ($153.15)
    Other: $676,000 ($73.27)
    Highways: $590,000 ($63.95)
  • Tax - Property: $9,934,000 ($1076.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $268,000 ($29.05)
    Other License: $100,000 ($10.84)

Ecorse government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,289,000 ($2524.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,531,000 ($2442.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,287,000 ($139.50)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $529,000 ($57.34)

Ecorse government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,001,000 ($1192.39)

4.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($896 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oakland County, MI  1.09% ($53,755 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.58% ($34,674)
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.38% ($54,183)


4.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($740 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oakland County, MI  1.31% ($55,624 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  0.81% ($34,456)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.34% ($50,963)

Businesses in Ecorse, MI

  • Burger King: 1
  • CVS: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ecorse:

  • 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)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WNZK (690 AM; 3 kW; DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WCAR (1090 AM; 1 kW; LIVONIA, MI; Owner: WCAR-AM, NC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ecorse:

  • 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.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, 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.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, 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.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WHFR (89.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Ecorse:

  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W66BV (Channel 66; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Ecorse fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 9.6mTotal length
  • 185,323Total average daily traffic
  • 11,469Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • BARRY L HILL, 71 Cicotte Street (Lat: 42.245000 Lon: -83.147500), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: Buford Goff & Associates, Inc., Barry@bgainc.Com, , Colum-bia, Phone: (803) 254-6302
  • Brad C May, 71 Cicotte Street (Lat: 42.245000 Lon: -83.147500), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: Buford Goff & Associates, Inc., Barry@bgainc.Com, , Colum-bia, Phone: (803) 254-6302
  • Richard J Byrne, 24 Visger Rd (Lat: 42.257778 Lon: -83.139833), Type: 39.0, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Richard J Byrne, 24 Visger Rd (Lat: 42.257778 Lon: -83.139833), Type: 39.0, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Edward G Roach, 24 Visger Rd (Lat: 42.257778 Lon: -83.139833), Type: 39.0, Structure height: 26163 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Registrant: Sba 2012 Tc Ii, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670
  • Edward G Roach, 24 Visger Rd (Lat: 42.257778 Lon: -83.139833), Type: 39.0, Structure height: 26163 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: Sba Steel LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 3869 W Jefferson (Lat: 42.236139 Lon: -83.145750), Call Sign: KQA480, Licensee ID: L00037845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.490 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/2002, Expiration Date: 01/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 03/23/2013, Registrant: City Of Ecorse, 3869 W Jefferson, Ecorse, MI 48229
  • Lat: 42.254722 Lon: -83.128611, Call Sign: WPXT293,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.670 MHz, 154.505 MHz, Grant Date: 05/31/2013, Expiration Date: 06/05/2023, Certifier: C. James Bond Esq, Registrant: United States Steel Corporation, 600 Grant Street, Room 1500, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, Phone: (412) 433-2925, Fax: (412) 433-2811, Email:
  • Lat: 42.263722 Lon: -83.127167, Call Sign: WQJI288,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.387 MHz, Grant Date: 06/29/2018, Expiration Date: 09/18/2028, Certifier: Elbert A Brinker, Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5565, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • 71 Cicotte Street (Lat: 42.245000 Lon: -83.147500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQOQ807,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.512 MHz, 855.237 MHz, 854.512 MHz, 854.237 MHz, 855.912 MHz, 855.312 MHz, 854.312 MHz, 860.887 MHz, 860.812 MHz, 855.987 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 01/12/2015, Expiration Date: 07/11/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2015, Registrant: Wayne County - Dhs-Em, 33030 Van Born Road, Wayne, MI 48184, Phone: (734) 728-3711, Fax: (734) 727-7478, Email:
  • Lat: 42.254278 Lon: -83.151528, Call Sign: WQQF619,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.637 MHz, 451.237 MHz, 456.637 MHz, 456.237 MHz, Grant Date: 11/28/2012, Expiration Date: 11/28/2022, Certifier: William Blake, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 42.250667 Lon: -83.148750, Call Sign: WQWZ983,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 451.737 MHz, 452.187 MHz, 456.737 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2016, Expiration Date: 01/11/2026, Certifier: Regina Davis, Registrant: Herkimer Radio Service, 2708 N. Telegraph Rd., Monroe, MI 48162, Phone: (734) 242-0806, Fax: (734) 242-3572, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ecorse)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$25,3332$32,0008$53,3757$5,2861$22,0001$1,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$61,0001$67,0001$6,0000$01$61,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$50,00020$64,90015$24,1330$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$39,0000$011$61,5450$02$57,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$48,0000$01$48,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5795.00 , 5796.00, 5797.00, 5798.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$16,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5795.00 , 5796.00, 5797.00, 5798.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ecorse, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ecorse, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 25. The highest number of fires - 67 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Ecorse, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.6%), and Outside Fires (22.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ecorse, MI
    • 21150.6%Structure Fires
    • 9422.5%Outside Fires
    • 6214.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5012.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ecorse, MI
Most common first names in Ecorse, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13072.6 years
James11869.7 years
William10368.1 years
Mary10276.6 years
Robert7868.0 years
Charles6467.3 years
Joseph5971.7 years
George5770.2 years
Willie4870.6 years
Frank4075.9 years
Most common last names in Ecorse, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6769.3 years
Johnson4472.7 years
Williams4373.9 years
Jones3471.3 years
Brown3271.4 years
Davis2772.5 years
Thomas2271.2 years
White2172.7 years
Jackson2068.9 years
Harris2074.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ecorse, MI
  • 97.0%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Electricity
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ecorse, MI
  • 92.3%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ecorse compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Ecorse on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a taxi to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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