Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 15,560 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.9%
 
Males: 7,472  (48.0%)
Females: 8,088  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48236.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $86,956 (it was $78,558 in 2000)
Grosse Pointe Woods:

$86,956
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $50,346 (it was $38,653 in 2000)

Grosse Pointe Woods city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $275,654 (it was $231,800 in 2000)
Grosse Pointe Woods:

$275,654
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

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,442.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grosse Pointe Woods: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.1%
(3.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI (2017)
    • 13,75287.8%White alone
    • 8455.4%Black alone
    • 5693.6%Two or more races
    • 3112.0%Asian alone
    • 1951.2%Hispanic
    • 100.06%Other race alone
    • 80.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grosse Pointe Woods is 3,124 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Grosse Pointe Woods 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)
1
(6.1)
2
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
1
(6.2)
1
(6.3)
2
(12.7)
3
(19.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(19.1)
7
(45.0)
2
(12.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(24.2)
4
(24.6)
6
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
8
(53.5)
3
(20.7)
3
(18.6)
3
(18.8)
4
(25.4)
5
(31.6)
6
(38.0)
4
(25.5)
1
(6.4)
5
(32.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(24.2)
16
(98.3)
15
(93.8)
19
(124.1)
15
(100.3)
19
(131.3)
8
(49.6)
1
(6.3)
13
(82.5)
14
(88.6)
3
(19.0)
5
(31.8)
11
(70.7)
6
(38.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
22
(132.9)
36
(221.2)
29
(181.3)
34
(222.0)
25
(167.2)
31
(214.2)
33
(204.7)
33
(206.5)
36
(228.4)
24
(151.8)
20
(126.8)
35
(222.9)
22
(141.3)
41
(264.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
199
(1,202)
219
(1,346)
214
(1,338)
219
(1,430)
237
(1,585)
206
(1,424)
150
(930.3)
168
(1,051)
163
(1,034)
147
(930.0)
155
(982.7)
178
(1,134)
164
(1,054)
172
(1,110)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
33
(199.3)
54
(331.8)
42
(262.5)
32
(209.0)
27
(180.6)
24
(165.9)
28
(173.7)
53
(331.6)
21
(133.2)
20
(126.5)
20
(126.8)
11
(70.1)
20
(128.5)
12
(77.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.3)
1
(6.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)85.4127.8127.2114.3125.7123.285.994.9102.3100.373.595.9114.496.9

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: American (13.7%), German (10.0%), Polish (9.6%), Italian (9.1%), Irish (8.0%), English (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 587 feet

Land area: 3.26 square miles.

Population density: 4,771 people per square mile   (average).

Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan map

1,058 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 2.7% Asia, 0.9% North America).

This city:

6.8%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,105 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,378 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Clair Shores, MI (3.6 miles , pop. 63,096).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (11.0 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (248.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (1.0 miles ),
Harper Woods, MI (1.2 miles ),
Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (1.3 miles ),
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (1.5 miles ),
Grosse Pointe, MI (1.8 miles ),
Eastpointe, MI (1.8 miles ),
St. Clair Shores, MI (1.9 miles ),
Grosse Pointe Park, MI (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 82.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,702 (-23.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,039 (13.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI in 2017
Grosse Pointe Woods satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $208,900
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $225,500
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $359,100
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $375,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $366,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $231,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $333,300
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $500,000
  • 2012: 26 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $312,800
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $370,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Grosse Pointe Woods, MI residents
Average permit cost in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Historical housing units in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Most common industries in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Construction (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.9%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.3%)
  • Educational services (19.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.8%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (2.8%)
Most common occupations in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Top executives (3.9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Top executives (6.2%)
  • Engineers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.0%)
  • Registered nurses (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Grosse Pointe Woods, 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 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.477
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.950. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.950
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
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 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00597. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00597
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Grosse Pointe Woods-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Grosse Pointe Woods city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1964, a category F4 tornado 16.6 miles away from the city center killed 11 people and injured 224 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grosse Pointe Woods-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 144.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 106.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.7 miles away from Grosse Pointe Woods center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 151.9 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 297.8 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 380.5 miles away from Grosse Pointe Woods 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 Woods topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Grosse Pointe Woods:

  • HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER-GEORGIAN EAST (21401 MACK AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Grosse Pointe Woods:

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

Amtrak stations near Grosse Pointe Woods:

  • 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.
  • 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.

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

  • 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 11 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 13 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)
  • Lawrence Technological University (about 19 miles; Southfield, MI; FT enrollment: 2,430)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 19 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 6,712)

Public high school in Grosse Pointe Woods:

Private high school in Grosse Pointe Woods:

  • UNIVERSITY LIGGETT SCHOOL (Students: 661, Location: 1045 COOK RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Grosse Pointe Woods:

Private elementary/middle school in Grosse Pointe Woods:

  • OUR LADY STAR OF THE SEA ELEMENTARY (Students: 334, Location: 467 FAIRFORD RD, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grosse Pointe Woods: Lochmoor Country Club (A), Grosse Pointe Woods Department of Public Safety Fire Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pointe Plaza Shopping Center (1), Farmer Jack Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Grosse Pointe Woods include: Our Lady Star of the Sea Chruch (A), Grosse Pointe Baptist Church (B), Grosse Pointe Woods Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grosse Pointe Woods include: Sweeney Park (1), Children's Home of Detroit Historical Marker (2), Fractional District Number Nine School Historical Marker (3), Ghesquiere Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Corey Tropp - Ice hockey player, Eric Werner - Ice hockey player, Andy Miele - Ice hockey 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 Woods that have no violations reported:

  • GROSSE POINTE WOODS (Population served: 16,135, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
7 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
66 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in religious group quarters in 2000

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

  • Talmer Bank and Trust: 20276 Mack Avenue Branch at 20276 Mack Avenue, branch established on 2007/09/17; Grosse Pointe Woods Branch at 21110 Mack Ave, branch established on 2008/06/09. 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.
  • Comerica Bank: Mack-Brys Branch at 21303 Mack Avenue, branch established on 1969/10/15; Mack-Lockmoor Branch at 20200 Mack Avenue, branch established on 1952/08/18. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • First Place Bank: 20247 Mack Avenue Branch at 20247 Mack Avenue, branch established on 1987/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,754.5 mil, Deposits: $2,219.6 mil, headquarters in Warren, OH, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices
  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Grosse Pointe Woods Branch at 19733 Mack Avenue, branch established on 2004/12/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • KeyBank National Association: Grosse Pointe Woods Branch at 20100 Mack Avenue, branch established on 1991/07/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Citizens Bank: Mack Avenue Branch at 19683 Mack Avenue, branch established on 1989/02/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Grosse Pointe Woods Branch at 19700 Mack Avenue, branch established on 1890/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Grosse Pointe Woods:

Marital status in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 60.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Grosse Pointe Woods:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Religion statistics for Grosse Pointe Woods, 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
This 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.
State:

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
This county:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

11.6%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.2%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.9%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Grosse Pointe Woods:

59.5%
Michigan:

49.4%

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

60.0%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grosse Pointe Woods:

17.5%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Grosse Pointe Woods:

7.7%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Grosse Pointe Woods:

7.0
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.3%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

64.2%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Grosse Pointe Woods:

80.4%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grosse Pointe Woods, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 32$188,356$70,6340$0
Other and Unallocable 9$38,742$51,65610$19,691
Streets and Highways 8$30,648$45,9720$0
Financial Administration 6$30,367$60,7341$2,261
Water Supply 6$22,352$44,7041$1,662
Other Government Administration 5$26,654$63,9708$4,725
Health 5$24,766$59,4380$0
Sewerage 3$12,084$48,3360$0
Police - Other 3$10,440$41,76019$20,086
Judicial and Legal 3$11,525$46,1001$2,722
Parks and Recreation 2$8,303$49,81826$23,299
Natural Resources 1$3,834$46,0080$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,734$44,8080$0
Totals for Government 84$411,805$58,82966$74,446

Grosse Pointe Woods government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,949,000 ($639.40)
    Regular Highways: $5,880,000 ($377.89)
    Sewerage: $5,364,000 ($344.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,315,000 ($84.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,052,000 ($67.61)
    Financial Administration: $689,000 ($44.28)
    Central Staff Services: $607,000 ($39.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $431,000 ($27.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $352,000 ($22.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,514,000 ($418.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $261,000 ($16.77)

Grosse Pointe Woods government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $8,510,000 ($546.92)
    Parking Facilities: $256,000 ($16.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $233,000 ($14.97)
    Interest Earnings: $126,000 ($8.10)
    Fines and Forfeits: $111,000 ($7.13)
    Donations From Private Sources: $69,000 ($4.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,633,000 ($104.95)
    Highways: $1,132,000 ($72.75)
    Other: $27,000 ($1.74)
  • Tax - Property: $13,418,000 ($862.34)
    Other License: $397,000 ($25.51)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $32,000 ($2.06)

Grosse Pointe Woods government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,537,000 ($677.19)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,815,000 ($630.78)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,124,000 ($457.84)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,072,000 ($454.50)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $748,000 ($48.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,000 ($3.34)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $27,000 ($1.74)

Grosse Pointe Woods government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,553,000 ($1449.42)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,815,000 ($630.78)

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

Here:

4.09%
Michigan average:

5.43%

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

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

4.83%
Michigan average:

5.69%

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

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oakland County, MI  1.31% ($55,624 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  0.81% ($34,456)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.34% ($50,963)
Businesses in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Little Caesars Pizza1
Caribou Coffee1Men's Wearhouse1
Curves1Nike1
FedEx2Quiznos1
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Jimmy John's1UPS1
Kroger1

Strongest AM radio stations in Grosse Pointe Woods:

  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, 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 Woods:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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.)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • 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 Woods:

  • 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)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • 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.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Grosse Pointe Woods fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 42.443611 Lon: -82.906833, Call Sign: WQMZ780, Licensee ID: L00031867,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.312 MHz, Grant Date: 11/18/2010, Expiration Date: 11/18/2020, Certifier: Joseph Ahee, Registrant: City Of Grosse Pointe Woods, 20025 Mack Plaza Dr., Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236, Phone: (313) 343-2460, Fax: (313) 343-2622
  • Lat: 42.433083 Lon: -82.908694, Call Sign: WQQA321,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/2012, Expiration Date: 10/02/2022, Certifier: Andrew Pazuchowski, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 42.435278 Lon: -82.893611, Call Sign: WQWZ875,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.137 MHz, 452.187 MHz, 452.637 MHz, 457.137 MHz, 457.187 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2016, Expiration Date: 01/11/2026, Certifier: Leslie Lindbloom, Registrant: Hawkeye Licensing, Crestwood, KY 40014, Phone: (502) 381-8050, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Se Cor Of Int Of I94 & 8 Mile Rd (Lat: 42.450583 Lon: -82.916556), Overall height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WPNE811,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23475.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2012, Expiration Date: 06/30/2022, Phone: (810) 649-1310

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 19755 Mack Avenue (Lat: 42.428361 Lon: -82.911028), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KNKD334,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2005, Registrant: Ameritech Mobile Services, Inc., 2000 West Ameritech Center Drive, Location 2g81, Hoffman Estates, IL 60195-5000, Phone: (847) 248-4740, Fax: (847) 248-2674

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grosse Pointe Woods)
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 ORIGINATED75$141,10772$140,056274$175,6027$40,57113$79,8460$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$120,1673$188,00034$183,5591$20,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$163,36415$88,60098$179,89811$29,0009$82,4441$10,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$111,8752$115,00049$180,7961$7,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$74,0004$109,75022$203,5450$01$60,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5511.00 , 5512.00, 5517.00, 5518.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$155,36411$211,727
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$106,0002$239,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$183,0002$123,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$127,5002$124,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$124,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5511.00 , 5512.00, 5517.00, 5518.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of reported fires - 31 took place in 2006, and the least - 13 in 2007. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.6%), and Other (18.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
    • 20451.6%Structure Fires
    • 7118.0%Other
    • 6717.0%Outside Fires
    • 5313.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
  • 94.4%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
  • 95.0%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Electricity


Grosse Pointe Woods compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Grosse Pointe Woods on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Daniel William Forthoffer (6)
  • James Frederick Krier (5)
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Total of 270 patent applications in 2008-2020.