Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan

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Population in July 2009: 2,456.
Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 
Males: 1,223  (49.8%)
Females: 1,233  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

48.2 years
Michigan median age:

35.5 years

Zip codes: 48236.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $126,056 (it was $113,882 in 2000)
Grosse Pointe Shores:

$126,056
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $90,706 (it was $69,639 in 2000)

Grosse Pointe Shores village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $711,135 (it was $598,000 in 2000)
Grosse Pointe Shores:

$711,135
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $147,039; detached houses: $150,203; townhouses or other attached units: $155,410; in 2-unit structures: $70,626; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,447; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,165; mobile homes: $53,228; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $133,056
March 2019 cost of living index in Grosse Pointe Shores: 111.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (2000)
    • 2,60892.4%White alone
    • 1154.1%Asian alone
    • 491.7%Hispanic
    • 230.8%Two or more races
    • 170.6%Black alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

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

Crime rates in Grosse Pointe Shores by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(102.3)
1
(34.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(36.4)
0
(0.0)
4
(151.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.3)
7
(234.8)
6
(203.5)
2
(67.9)
0
(0.0)
7
(239.7)
2
(68.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(72.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(197.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(166.3)
9
(301.9)
13
(441.0)
13
(441.3)
11
(375.2)
19
(650.7)
13
(447.7)
7
(240.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(68.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(68.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)5.50.010.67.90.00.09.037.931.922.435.555.122.715.1

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City-data.com crime index in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI

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

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

6.19
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: German (25.8%), Irish (14.2%), English (12.9%), Italian (12.1%), Arab (9.4%), Polish (8.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 586 feet

Land area: 1.14 square miles.

Population density: 2,149 people per square mile   (low).

Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan map

358 residents are foreign born (5.5% Asia, 4.0% Europe, 2.3% North America).

This village:

12.7%
Michigan:

5.3%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Grosse Pointe Shores village:

1.3% ($7,741)
Michigan:

1.3% ($1,461)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Clair Shores, MI (3.5 miles , pop. 63,096).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (11.9 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (249.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Grosse Pointe Woods, MI (1.0 miles ),
Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (1.0 miles ),
Harper Woods, MI (1.5 miles ),
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (1.6 miles ),
St. Clair Shores, MI (1.9 miles ),
Grosse Pointe, MI (1.9 miles ),
Eastpointe, MI (2.0 miles ),
Grosse Pointe Park, MI (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 82.88 W

Distribution of median household income in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI in 2017
Grosse Pointe Shores satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $523,800
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $724,300
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $825,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $861,300
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $708,300
  • 2003: 64 buildings, average cost: $191,800
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $509,800
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $525,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $642,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $500,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Grosse Pointe Shores, MI residents
Average permit cost in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Historical housing units in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Most common industries in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.4%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.0%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Physicians and surgeons (12.0%)
  • Top executives (11.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Lawyers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (16.7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (14.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Lawyers (6.4%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3.9%)
  • Engineers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.7%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)

Average climate in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Grosse Pointe Shores, 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 0.477. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.477
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.948. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.948
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00596. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00596
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Grosse Pointe Shores-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Grosse Pointe Shores village center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1964, a category F4 tornado 16.2 miles away from the village center killed 11 people and injured 224 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grosse Pointe Shores-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 143.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 105.6 miles away from Grosse Pointe Shores 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.9 miles away from Grosse Pointe Shores center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 152.5 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 298.1 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 381.3 miles away from Grosse Pointe Shores 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).
Grosse Pointe Shores topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grosse Pointe Shores:

  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-GEORGIAN EAST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GROSSE POINTE WOODS, MI)
  • HACKETT AND FABRY HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SAINT CLAIR SHORES, MI)
  • FUSION HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; HARPER WOODS, MI)
  • PRIORITY ONE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SAINT CLAIR SHORES, MI)
  • COAST TO COAST SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SAINT CLAIR SHORES, MI)
  • HENRY FORD CONT CARE CTR-BELMO (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HARPER WOODS, MI)
  • ST JOHN HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; DETROIT, MI)

Amtrak stations near Grosse Pointe Shores:

  • 9 miles: WINDSOR (298 WALKER RD.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 11 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.
  • 15 miles: ROYAL OAK (201 S. SHERMAN DR.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

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

  • Macomb Community College (about 7 miles; Warren, MI; Full-time enrollment: 15,669)
  • Baker College of Clinton Township (about 9 miles; Clinton Township, MI; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • Wayne State University (about 12 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 20,204)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 12 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 10,554)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 14 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)
  • Lawrence Technological University (about 20 miles; Southfield, MI; FT enrollment: 2,430)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 20 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 6,712)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grosse Pointe Shores: Grosse Pointe Shores Department of Public Safety Fire Station (A), Grosse Point Shore Police Station (B), Grosse Point Shores Courthouse (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Grosse Pointe Shores: Edsel and Eleanor Ford House Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Susan Mascarin - Female tennis player.

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 Grosse Pointe Shores that have no violations reported:

  • GROSSE POINTE SHORES (Population served: 2,929, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Michigan:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

81.2%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

1.2%
Whole state:

5.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This village:

3.0%
Whole state:

10.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This village:

2.1%
Whole state:

4.8%

For population 15 years and over in Grosse Pointe Shores:

Marital status in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 71.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 2.5%

For population 25 years and over in Grosse Pointe Shores:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Michigan average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grosse Pointe Shores, 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
Here:

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
Wayne County:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.2%
Michigan:

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

12.9%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Grosse Pointe Shores:

64.2%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Grosse Pointe Shores:

65.3%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.3
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grosse Pointe Shores:

14.4%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Grosse Pointe Shores:

5.7%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grosse Pointe Shores:

7.2
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Grosse Pointe Shores:

35.6%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Grosse Pointe Shores:

67.6%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.7%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 18$91,686$61,1240$0
Solid Waste Management 4$16,149$48,4470$0
Other and Unallocable 4$13,718$41,1540$0
Other Government Administration 4$22,527$67,5810$0
Police - Other 3$13,671$54,6845$4,191
Streets and Highways 3$13,636$54,5441$1,594
Water Supply 2$7,545$45,2700$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,389$64,66811$10,556
Financial Administration 1$5,794$69,5280$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,032$48,3840$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 41$194,147$56,82417$16,341

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $449,000 ($182.82)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,276,000 ($926.71)
    Water Utilities: $1,581,000 ($643.73)
    Police Protection: $1,580,000 ($643.32)
    Regular Highways: $701,000 ($285.42)
    Water Utilities: $675,000 ($274.84)
    Central Staff Services: $636,000 ($258.96)
    Regular Highways: $565,000 ($230.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $559,000 ($227.61)
    General - Other: $482,000 ($196.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $473,000 ($192.59)
    General - Other: $460,000 ($187.30)
    General Public Buildings: $404,000 ($164.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $342,000 ($139.25)
    Financial Administration: $302,000 ($122.96)
    Central Staff Services: $215,000 ($87.54)
    Financial Administration: $114,000 ($46.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $110,000 ($44.79)
  • Employee Retirement - Securities - Corporate Bonds (market): $9,862,000 ($4015.47)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,477,000 ($601.38)
    Benefit Payments: $604,000 ($245.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $991,000 ($403.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,720,000 ($1107.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $89,000 ($36.24)

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

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $219,000 ($89.17)
    Other: $160,000 ($65.15)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $-460,000 ($-187.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $370,000 ($150.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $380,000 ($154.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $158,000 ($64.33)
    Interest Earnings: $44,000 ($17.92)
    Rents: $20,000 ($8.14)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($4.07)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($2.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,743,000 ($709.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $301,000 ($122.56)
    General Local Government Support: $230,000 ($93.65)
    Highways: $177,000 ($72.07)
    Other: $136,000 ($55.37)
  • Tax - Property: $4,719,000 ($1921.42)
    Other: $54,000 ($21.99)
    Other License: $53,000 ($21.58)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Other: $15,947,000 ($6493.08)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other - Other: $9,981,000 ($4063.93)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,461,000 ($3037.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,045,000 ($2868.49)
    Outstanding - Full Faith and Credit - Other - Other: $5,531,000 ($2252.04)
    Retired Unspecified - Other - Other: $435,000 ($177.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $416,000 ($169.38)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash and Deposits: $466,000 ($189.74)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $2,259,000 ($919.79)
    Total Other Securities: $159,000 ($64.74)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,583,000 ($1051.71)
    Cash and Deposits: $457,000 ($186.07)

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grosse Pointe Shores:

  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • 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)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grosse Pointe Shores:

  • WDMK (102.7 FM; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • 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.)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • 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 Shores:

  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • 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.)
Grosse Pointe Shores fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Grosse Pointe Shores fatal accident list:

May 1, 2005 04:00 AM, Lakeshore, Lat: 42.428910, Lon: -82.879790, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 1, 1992 09:59 PM, Lakeshore, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 19, 1986 11:14 PM, Vernier Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 21, 1981 11:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 788 Lakeshore Rd (Lat: 42.434750 Lon: -82.872139), Type: Building, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WHU579,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.475 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/1998, Expiration Date: 10/12/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, 788 Lakeshore Rd, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC8UV, Previous Call Sign: WD8BBR, Licensee ID: L00321462, Grant Date: 01/20/2011, Expiration Date: 02/26/2021, Certifier: Philip A Filkin, Registrant: Philip A Filkin, 30 Hampton Road, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236-1317
  • Call Sign: N8PKD, Previous Call Sign: KB8MDB, Grant Date: 07/09/1991, Expiration Date: 07/09/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/10/2003, Registrant: Louis J Kulma, 35 Vernier Rd, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236
  • Call Sign: N8QDK, Licensee ID: L00353888, Grant Date: 06/20/2001, Expiration Date: 09/17/2011, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2013, Registrant: Philip S Badalamenti, 67 Michaux Ct, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236
  • Call Sign: KE8FRI, Licensee ID: L01773990, Grant Date: 12/12/2016, Expiration Date: 12/12/2026, Cancellation Date: 01/28/2017, Certifier: Larry O Fletcher, Registrant: Larry O Fletcher, 9 Stratton Pl, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236
  • Call Sign: K4NWT, Previous Call Sign: KE8FRI, Licensee ID: L01773990, Grant Date: 01/28/2017, Expiration Date: 01/28/2027, Certifier: Larry O Fletcher, Registrant: Larry O Fletcher, 9 Stratton Pl, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI 48236

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial 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 ORIGINATED4$192,13821$309,96769$283,2890$03$208,273
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$221,0001$326,8108$327,8750$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$312,80031$318,1903$218,3331$288,490
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$332,2256$296,9180$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$675,0004$460,9431$350,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2522.00 , 5509.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$380,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$213,0001$213,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$591,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2522.00 , 5509.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
  • 97.1%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
  • 81.5%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Electricity


Grosse Pointe Shores compared to Michigan state average:

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

Grosse Pointe Shores on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having professional degrees (population 500+)"
  • #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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