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Population in 2012: 9,316 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.6%
 

Males: 4,701  (50.5%)
Females: 4,615  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  45.1 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48236.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $98,484 (it was $100,153 in 2000)
Grosse Pointe Farms:

$98,484
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $54,305

Grosse Pointe Farms city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $212,678 (it was $294,000 in 2000)
Grosse Pointe Farms:

$212,678
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $447,712; Detached houses: $448,526; Townhouses or other attached units: $670,822; In 2-unit structures: $120,748; Mobile homes: $295,162

Median gross rent in 2012: $744.

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  • White alone - 9,084 (96.3%)
  • Hispanic - 151 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 88 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 55 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 42 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.1%)

Races in Grosse Pointe Farms detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grosse Pointe Farms: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.0%), Irish (14.3%), English (10.2%), Italian (7.9%), Polish (5.9%), French (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 605 feet

Land area: 2.70 square miles.

Population density: 3,453 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • High school or higher: 99.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 31.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grosse Pointe Farms city:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 67.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

403 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.6% Asia, 0.7% North America).

This city:  4.3%
Michigan:  6.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $6,063 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $6,576 (2.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Clair Shores, MI (5.7 miles , pop. 63,096).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (10.4 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (248.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grosse Pointe, MI (1.1 miles ), Grosse Pointe Woods, MI (1.5 miles ), Grosse Pointe Park, MI (1.5 miles ), Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (1.6 miles ), Harper Woods, MI (1.6 miles ), Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (1.9 miles ), Eastpointe, MI (2.2 miles ), St. Clair Shores, MI (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $362,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $531,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $486,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $1,129,300
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $900,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $389,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $675,300
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $541,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $332,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $850,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $866,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 82.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -955 (-10.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 439 (10.7%)

Grosse Pointe Farms household income distribution Grosse Pointe Farms home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Grosse Pointe Farms by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1000000110100
per 100,000 9.70.00.00.00.00.00.011.011.50.012.20.00.0
Robberies 2461352141312
per 100,000 19.340.860.810.331.352.821.511.046.011.836.510.621.3
Assaults 4101123495463
per 100,000 38.710.20.010.310.421.132.344.0103.558.948.763.332.0
Burglaries 1714252881124211211171325
per 100,000 164.4142.6253.2288.483.4116.1258.0230.8137.9129.5206.9137.2266.3
Thefts 162152120124122137132141119888912281
per 100,000 1566.91548.71215.31277.01272.41445.81419.01549.61368.01035.91083.01288.0862.7
Auto thefts 1621123316232942323111128
per 100,000 154.8214.0121.5339.9166.9242.7311.8461.6367.9364.9133.9126.785.2
Arson 0000000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.011.80.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 113.7108.999.4109.286.0111.2118.8143.3145.0100.2104.391.876.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Grosse Pointe Farms detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 44 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.41
Michigan average:

1.74

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Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -284 (-2.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Lawyers (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other financial specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Grosse Pointe Farms-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 67% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Grosse Pointe Farms city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 tornado 15.7 miles away from the city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grosse Pointe Farms-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from Grosse Pointe Farms center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1992 at 06:13:55, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/17/2007 at 20:04:09, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from Grosse Pointe Farms center
On 1/26/1991 at 03:21:22, a magnitude 3.4 (3.2 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), 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).
Grosse Pointe Farms topographic map

Birthplace of: Joseph Leopold Imesch - Catholic bishop.

Main business address for: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS INC (RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS).


Hospital/medical center in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-GROSSE POINTE (Hospital, 159 KERCHEVAL AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • RIVERVIEW HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER NORTH (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • GROSSE POINT DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • ST JOHN HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, about 2 miles away; DETROIT, MI)

Amtrak stations near Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • 7 miles: WINDSOR (298 WALKER RD.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 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.
  • 14 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 website: www.ci.grosse-pointe-farms.mi.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • Macomb Community College (about 8 miles; Warren, MI; Full-time enrollment: 9,599)
  • Wayne State University (about 9 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 19,070)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 10 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 4,743)
  • Baker College of Clinton Township (about 11 miles; Clinton Township, MI; FT enrollment: 3,672)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 13 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,917)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 18 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 4,975)
  • Henry Ford Community College (about 19 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 7,001)

Public high school in Grosse Pointe Farms:

Public elementary/middle schools in Grosse Pointe Farms:

Private elementary/middle schools in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • ST PAUL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 170 GROSSE POINTE BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FOUNDATIONS FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN (Students: 20; Location: 16 LAKE SHORE DR; Grades: UG - UG)
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Library in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • GROSSE POINTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,295,529; Location: 10 KERCHEVAL AVENUE; 184,043 books; 1,303 e-books; 24,790 audio materials; 20,863 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 475 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Macomb Bertz Airport no longer exists.

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Notable locations in Grosse Pointe Farms: Detroit Country Club (A), Grosse Point Farms Courthouse (B), Henry Ford Medical Center - Grosse Pointe Farms Pierso (C), Bon Secours Shorepointe Family Physicians Building (D), Grosse Pointe Farms Department of Public Safety Fire Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grosse Pointe Farms include: Grosse Pointe Memorial Church (A), Grosse Pointe United Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Grosse Pointe Farms include: Grosse Pointe Academy Historical Marker (1), Grosse Pointe Farms Sewage Pumping Station Historical Marker (2), Grosse Pointe Farms Water Filtration Plant Historical Marker (3), Grosse Pointe High School Historical Marker (4), Grosse Poine Memorial Church Historical Marker (5), Pere Gabriel Richard Elementary School Historical Marker (6), Russell A Alger House "The Moorings" Historical Marker (7), Saint Paul Catholic Church Historical Marker (8), Saint Paul Rectory and Parish House Historical Marker (9). 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
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AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 Pb  NO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.9. This is about average.
City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.270. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.270
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.90. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.90
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.2
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.1%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.5%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.3%
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: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

Grosse Pointe Farms compared to Michigan state average:

Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Grosse Pointe Farms (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Grosse Point The Hill Banking Center at 66 Kercheval, branch established on 2004/12/20. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Grosse Pointe Farms Branch at 1 Kercheval Avenue, branch established on 1991/09/09. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Kercheval Avenue at 131 Kercheval Avenue, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Talmer Bank and Trust: Grosse Pointe Branch at 121 Kercheval, branch established on 2006/06/05. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $2,126.7 mil, Deposits: $1,722.6 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: Talmer Bancorp Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Mack-Moross Road Branch at 460 Moross Road, branch established on 1960/01/27. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • The Northern Trust Company: Grosse Pointe Farms Branch at 120 Kercheval Avenue, branch established on 2003/08/18. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $99,831.2 mil, Deposits: $84,041.7 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, International Specialization, 91 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Trust Corporation
  • The PrivateBank and Trust Company: The Bank Of Grosse Pointe Branch at 63 Kercheval, branch established on 2003/01/02. Info updated 2010/11/19: Bank assets: $12,392.4 mil, Deposits: $10,542.5 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Privatebancorp, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Grosse Pointe Farms travel time to work - commute


Grosse Pointe Farms mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (4%)

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Religion statistics for Grosse Pointe Farms city (based on Wayne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.71%
Here37.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist Church
Adherents58.0%6.0%3.9%3.4%2.7%
Congregations19.1%2.9%6.0%3.5%6.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.6%2.6%2.1%1.5%17.3%
Congregations4.5%5.1%4.6%1.5%46.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$30,481$45,7221$1,891
Other Government Administration 9$18,931$25,2410$0
Judicial and Legal 3$9,755$39,0200$0
Police Protection - Officers 34$169,735$59,9060$0
Police - Other 5$15,165$36,3960$0
Firefighters 10$49,523$59,4280$0
Streets and Highways 8$31,314$46,9710$0
Sewerage 1$4,358$52,2960$0
Parks and Recreation 3$12,612$50,44812$16,660
Water Supply 5$21,884$52,5220$0
Other and Unallocable 5$14,088$33,8110$0
Totals for Government 91$377,846$49,82613$18,551

Grosse Pointe Farms government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $224,000 ($24.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $149,000 ($15.99)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($7.30)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,538,000 ($379.78)
    General - Other: $2,537,000 ($272.33)
    Sewerage: $1,437,000 ($154.25)
    Regular Highways: $1,257,000 ($134.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $983,000 ($105.52)
    Water Utilities: $844,000 ($90.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $816,000 ($87.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $447,000 ($47.98)
    Fire Protection: $410,000 ($44.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $220,000 ($23.62)
    Financial Administration: $34,000 ($3.65)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.43)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $17,173,000 ($1843.39)
    Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $1,820,000 ($195.36)
    Benefit Payments: $1,382,000 ($148.35)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $548,000 ($58.82)
    Withdrawals: $4,000 ($0.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $501,000 ($53.78)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $1,105,000 ($118.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $360,000 ($38.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $174,000 ($18.68)
    Regular Highways: $105,000 ($11.27)
    General - Other: $89,000 ($9.55)
    Police Protection: $89,000 ($9.55)
    Fire Protection: $42,000 ($4.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,177,000 ($555.71)

Grosse Pointe Farms government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $449,000 ($48.20)
    Sewerage: $190,000 ($20.40)
    Solid Waste Management: $113,000 ($12.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($3.11)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $204,000 ($21.90)
    From Local Government: $60,000 ($6.44)
    Interest Revenue: $-2,408,000 ($-258.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $72,000 ($7.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $525,000 ($56.35)
    General Revenue, NEC: $429,000 ($46.05)
    Rents: $143,000 ($15.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,018,000 ($323.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,041,000 ($111.74)
    Highways: $547,000 ($58.72)
  • Tax - Property: $9,227,000 ($990.45)
    NEC: $242,000 ($25.98)

Grosse Pointe Farms government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,055,000 ($864.64)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,945,000 ($852.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $110,000 ($11.81)

Grosse Pointe Farms government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,946,000 ($208.89)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $16,252,000 ($1744.53)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,730,000 ($185.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,211,000 ($559.36)

3.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.29%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($748 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.08%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Oakland County, MI  0.96% ($44,508 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.42% ($34,962)
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.31% ($39,054)


4.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($44,717 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
Michigan average:

5.98%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($477 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Oakland County, MI  1.30% ($44,191 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  0.74% ($35,752)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.35% ($47,526)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • 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.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, 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.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • 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)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDMK (102.7 FM; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, 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.)
  • 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 Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Michigan average:
  • Fatal accident count: 144
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 222
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 154
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 378
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 25

See more detailed statistics of Grosse Pointe Farms fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 90 Kerby Road (Lat: 42.406889 Lon: -82.891944), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA231
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/15/2003, Expiration Date: 10/01/2013, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 90 Kerby Rd. (Lat: 42.406694 Lon: -82.892139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48 m, Call Sign: KNIZ438
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.865 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/24/2004, Expiration Date: 01/27/2015
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:
  • 90 Kerby Rd (Lat: 42.406694 Lon: -82.892139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49 m, Call Sign: KNIW474, Licensee ID: L00335166
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/2004, Expiration Date: 01/24/2015
    Registrant: City Of Grosse Pointe Farms, 90 Kerby Rd, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236-3161, Phone: (313) 885-2100
  • 350 Lake Shore Farms (Lat: 42.407250 Lon: -82.886583), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPQA346
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/23/2005, Expiration Date: 04/17/2015, Certifier: Darrel Schurman
    Registrant: Electronics Svc Center Inc, 127 Adams, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, Fax: (734) 662-7615
  • 159 Kercheval (Lat: 42.383917 Lon: -82.914361), Call Sign: WNIF400
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/29/2002, Expiration Date: 09/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2012
    Registrant: Henry Ford Health System, 159 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236, Phone: (313) 640-1000, Fax: (313) 640-2697, Email:
  • 171 Lake Shore Rd (Lat: 42.394639 Lon: -82.891222), Call Sign: WQFY279, Licensee ID: L01208427
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2006, Expiration Date: 11/03/2016, Certifier: Robert C Rochte
    Registrant: The Grosse Pointe Academy, 171 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236, Phone: (313) 886-1221, Fax: (313) 886-1969, Email:
  • Lat: 42.412889 Lon: -82.893917, Call Sign: WQMD924
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.662 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 467.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/12/2010, Expiration Date: 07/12/2020, Certifier: Robert S Mccurdy
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • 276 Lakeshore Dr (Lat: 42.401694 Lon: -82.884917), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KZH431, Licensee ID: L00003919
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/27/1999, Expiration Date: 12/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2005
    Registrant: Crescent Sail Yacht Club, 276 Lakeshore Dr, Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
  • 6 Berkshire Pl (Lat: 42.385028 Lon: -82.898250), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WRD618
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/1994, Expiration Date: 08/11/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Grosse Pointe Club, 6 Berkshire Pl, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
  • 276 Lakeshore Drive (Lat: 42.401694 Lon: -82.884917), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQCY744, Licensee ID: L00003919
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/24/2005, Expiration Date: 06/24/2015, Certifier: Dennis Kwasny
    Registrant: Crescent Sail Yacht Club

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grosse Pointe Farms)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$157,72280$272,888225$257,2624$127,2508$285,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$195,3335$481,40020$284,9500$04$159,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$156,0004$226,00077$284,5714$34,5001$1,415,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$214,7507$301,00029$217,7931$330,0002$344,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$08$203,2500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5506.00 , 5507.00, 5508.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$229,5714$216,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$166,0002$217,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$213,6001$196,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$255,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5506.00 , 5507.00, 5508.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Businesses in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
NameCountNameCount
Brooks Brothers1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1UPS3
Rite Aid1Wendy's1

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