Ecorse, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 9,343 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.8%
 
Males: 4,759  (50.9%)
Females: 4,584  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 48229.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,539 (it was $27,142 in 2000)
Ecorse:

$27,539
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,724 (it was $14,468 in 2000)

Ecorse city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $45,168 (it was $43,600 in 2000)
Ecorse:

$45,168
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $105,783; Detached houses: $107,819; Townhouses or other attached units: $39,785; In 2-unit structures: $64,783; Mobile homes: $116,691

Median gross rent in 2013: $722.

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  • Races in Ecorse, MI (2013)

    Ecorse races chart
    • 4,11844.3%Black alone
    • 3,34536.0%White alone
    • 1,34014.4%Hispanic
    • 2612.8%Two or more races
    • 1701.8%Asian alone
    • 720.8%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ecorse: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (5.3%), German (4.8%), Irish (3.9%), French (3.5%), United States (3.5%), English (3.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 2.69 square miles.

Population density: 3,474 people per square mile   (average).

Ecorse,MI real estate house value index trend

Ecorse, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Ecorse:

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ecorse city:

  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 32.3%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

647 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This city:

7.0%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ecorse, Michigan as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ecorse to the number of sex offenders is 9,341 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,434 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,466 (4.6%)

Ecorse satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.25 N, Longitude: 83.15 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +366 (+3.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 218 (8.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 734

Ecorse household income distribution Ecorse home values distribution

Crime rates in Ecorse (2010):

  • 2 murders (21.3 per 100,000)
  • 7 rapes (74.5 per 100,000)
  • 19 robberies (202.1 per 100,000)
  • 92 assaults (978.8 per 100,000)
  • 137 burglaries (1,457.6 per 100,000)
  • 187 thefts (1,989.6 per 100,000)
  • 87 auto thefts (925.6 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 590.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 266.4)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.2%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -894 (-7.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Ecorse: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ecorse, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ecorse, Michigan average temperatures Ecorse, Michigan average precipitation Ecorse, Michigan humidity Ecorse, Michigan wind speed Ecorse, Michigan snowfall Ecorse, Michigan sunshine Ecorse, Michigan clear and cloudy days

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 Ecorse 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 Ecorse 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, 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 school in Ecorse:

Public elementary/middle schools in Ecorse:

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 129. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

129
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.427. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.427
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.70
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.78. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.78
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00599. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00599
U.S.:

0.01468

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.5%
(33.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 31.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 33.7% for other race residents, 27.1% for two or more races residents)
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

Ecorse, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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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.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Michigan average:

11.0

Ecorse travel time to work - commute Ecorse mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ecorse city (based on Wayne County data)

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.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

33.2%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

13.4%
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
Financial Administration 6$24,944$49,8880$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,619$33,7140$0
Judicial and Legal 3$13,272$53,0880$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$79,032$86,2176$13,493
Police - Other 1$3,181$38,1720$0
Firefighters 10$43,652$52,38210$12,738
Solid Waste Management 2$9,117$54,7020$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,219
Water Supply 1$1,739$20,8680$0
Local Libraries 0$0 4$2,567
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$6,361
Totals for Government 36$180,556$60,18526$36,378

3.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($616 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oakland County, MI  1.03% ($35,466 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.57% ($27,796)
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.33% ($34,618)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($359 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oakland County, MI  1.54% ($39,617 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  0.91% ($29,720)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.33% ($40,152)

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 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ecorse fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 20m66ftTotal length
  • 209,647Total average daily traffic
  • 13,417Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • BARRY L HILL, 71 Cicotte Street (Lat: 42.245000 Lon: -83.147500), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 8032546302, Barry@bgainc.Com, 1331 ELMWOOD AVENUE
  • Brad C May, 71 Cicotte Street (Lat: 42.245000 Lon: -83.147500), Type: 60.6, Overall height: 54.9 m
    Registrant: 8032546302, Barry@bgainc.Com, 1331 ELMWOOD AVENUE
  • Richard J Byrne, 24 Visger Rd (Lat: 42.257778 Lon: -83.139833), Type: 39.0, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 9196535734, Shart@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEY STONE DRIVE
  • Richard J Byrne, 24 Visger Rd (Lat: 42.257778 Lon: -83.139833), Type: 39.0, Overall height: 36.6 m
    Registrant: 4256435000, Fcc@wacorp.Net, 111 108TH AVE NE, SUITE 160
  • 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: 9196535734, Shart@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEY STONE DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 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: 42.258111 Lon: -83.138444, Call Sign: WPXG994
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.187 MHz, 462.187 MHz, 462.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2013, Expiration Date: 04/02/2023, Certifier: C. James Bond Esq
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 42.254722 Lon: -83.128611, Call Sign: WPXT293
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.670 MHz, 154.505 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/05/2003, Expiration Date: 06/05/2013, Certifier: C. James Bond Esq
    Registrant: United States Steel Corporation, 1 Quality Drive, Ecorse,, MI 48229, Phone: (313) 749-3527, Fax: (313) 749-3408, Email:
  • Lat: 42.263722 Lon: -83.127167, Call Sign: WQJI288
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2008, Expiration Date: 09/18/2018, Certifier: Elbert A Brinker
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, 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:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, No 3 Mold Yard (Lat: 42.251139 Lon: -83.132139), Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 15.5 m, Call Sign: WNTK513
    Assigned Frequencies: 21825.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/1992, Expiration Date: 02/25/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (313) 335-3896
  • ECORSE, Lat: 42.252306 Lon: -83.145889, Call Sign: WPSZ649, Licensee ID: L00037845
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/09/2011, Expiration Date: 08/14/2021, Certifier: Robert F Royals
    Registrant: City Of Ecorse
  • ECORSE CITY TOWER, 71 Cicotte Street (Lat: 42.245000 Lon: -83.147500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQNC596
    Assigned Frequencies: 19555.0 MHz, 17935.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/15/2010, Expiration Date: 12/15/2020, Certifier: Scott Hayes
    Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4
  • Foot Of Great Lakes Ave (Lat: 42.268361 Lon: -83.122972), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KEN776
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.600 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/1998, Expiration Date: 05/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/03/2003
    Registrant: Great Lakes Towing Co, 1800 Terminal Tower 50 Public Sq, Cleveland, OH 44113-2274
  • 4643 W Jefferson (Lat: 42.236139 Lon: -83.163806), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRD614, Licensee ID: L00008856
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.550 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2000, Expiration Date: 01/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2005
    Registrant: Marine Towing And Salvage Inc, 232 Heidt, Detroit, MI 48217
  • 4643 W Jefferson St (Lat: 42.238917 Lon: -83.163806), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WXF667
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.350 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 03/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2011
    Registrant: Marine One Towing & Salvage Inc, 400 S Main St, Kendallville, IN 46755
  • Great Lakes Ave (Lat: 42.669472 Lon: -83.119944), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WXZ411, Licensee ID: L00010557
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2004, Expiration Date: 10/20/2014
    Registrant: Great Lakes Steel Boat Club, Ecorse, MI 48229, Phone: (313) 297-3282

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
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

Businesses in Ecorse, MI

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

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