Hamtramck, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 21,752 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.3%
 
Males: 11,058  (50.8%)
Females: 10,694  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

28.4 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48212.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,461 (it was $26,616 in 2000)
Hamtramck:

$29,461
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,530 (it was $12,691 in 2000)

Hamtramck city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,524 (it was $73,600 in 2000)
Hamtramck:

$87,524
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $62,793; detached houses: $60,646; townhouses or other attached units: $64,497; in 2-unit structures: $81,866; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $78,648; mobile homes: $29,652

Median gross rent in 2017: $667.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hamtramck: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 49.7%
(45.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.8% for Black residents, 39.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for American Indian residents, 37.0% for other race residents, 56.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hamtramck, MI (2017)
    • 11,64353.4%White alone
    • 6,01627.6%Asian alone
    • 3,17114.5%Black alone
    • 1,0784.9%Two or more races
    • 3291.5%Hispanic
    • 830.4%American Indian alone
    • 830.4%Other race alone
    • 40.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Hamtramck, Michigan as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hamtramck is 806 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Hamtramck by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(9.0)
1
(4.6)
3
(14.0)
1
(4.8)
1
(4.9)
1
(5.1)
2
(8.9)
2
(9.0)
3
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
1
(4.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
13
(58.4)
7
(31.9)
7
(32.6)
7
(33.8)
12
(59.2)
12
(61.2)
6
(26.8)
5
(22.5)
13
(59.0)
7
(31.8)
12
(54.5)
11
(50.2)
11
(50.8)
7
(32.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
165
(741.3)
172
(784.0)
123
(573.5)
146
(704.6)
137
(676.4)
152
(774.9)
115
(513.3)
105
(472.7)
159
(722.2)
83
(376.7)
92
(417.6)
106
(483.4)
49
(226.3)
42
(193.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
128
(575.0)
116
(528.7)
188
(876.5)
218
(1,052)
228
(1,126)
186
(948.3)
184
(821.2)
124
(558.2)
191
(867.5)
137
(621.7)
110
(499.3)
132
(601.9)
115
(531.1)
116
(535.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
438
(1,968)
272
(1,240)
328
(1,529)
446
(2,152)
435
(2,148)
395
(2,014)
394
(1,758)
251
(1,130)
244
(1,108)
217
(984.8)
201
(912.4)
236
(1,076)
161
(743.5)
117
(540.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
442
(1,986)
430
(1,960)
418
(1,949)
480
(2,316)
356
(1,758)
439
(2,238)
355
(1,584)
325
(1,463)
334
(1,517)
274
(1,243)
302
(1,371)
352
(1,605)
337
(1,556)
292
(1,348)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
644
(2,893)
534
(2,434)
455
(2,121)
443
(2,138)
361
(1,782)
300
(1,529)
203
(906.0)
188
(846.3)
236
(1,072)
173
(785.1)
137
(621.9)
96
(437.8)
118
(544.9)
84
(387.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(49.4)
11
(50.1)
18
(83.9)
15
(72.4)
23
(113.6)
20
(102.0)
14
(62.5)
16
(72.0)
5
(22.7)
1
(4.5)
8
(36.3)
13
(59.3)
4
(18.5)
7
(32.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)850.7735.5756.2872.8848.5834.1616.4494.8688.6444.2446.3489.2372.6323.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Hamtramck, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 34 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: Arab (16.7%), Polish (6.9%), Yugoslavian (4.5%), Ukrainian (2.1%), Albanian (1.1%), American (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.11 square miles.

Population density: 10,320 people per square mile   (high).

Hamtramck, Michigan map

10,336 residents are foreign born (18.1% Asia, 10.8% Europe).

This city:

47.4%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,798 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,309 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Detroit, MI (2.4 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (240.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Highland Park, MI (1.5 miles ),
Detroit, MI (1.6 miles ),
Hazel Park, MI (2.2 miles ),
Ferndale, MI (2.4 miles ),
Center Line, MI (2.4 miles ),
Grosse Pointe Park, MI (2.6 miles ),
Warren, MI (2.6 miles ),
Pleasant Ridge, MI (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 83.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,599 (-7.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 958 (14.4%)

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2013: 29 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Hamtramck, MI residents
Average permit cost in Hamtramck, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Hamtramck, MI
Historical housing units in Hamtramck, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +4,546 (+24.7%).
Most common industries in Hamtramck, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Hamtramck, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)

Average climate in Hamtramck, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hamtramck, 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 0.468. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.468
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.971. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.971
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00608. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00608
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Hamtramck-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Hamtramck city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 tornado 12.4 miles away from the city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hamtramck-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 150.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 112.0 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 119.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 145.6 miles away from Hamtramck 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 293.7 miles away from Hamtramck 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 372.9 miles away from Hamtramck 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).
Hamtramck topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hamtramck:

  • ST JOSEPH'S HEALTHCARE CENTER (9400 CONANT STREET)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - DETROIT (9300 CONANT)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hamtramck:

  • GREATER DETROIT HOSPITAL MED CTRS INC (Hospital, about 1 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • NORTH DETROIT GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • SUPERB HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • WOODWARD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • LAKESHORE HEALTHCARE SKILLED NURSING AND SPECIALTY C (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • ELMWOOD GERIATRIC VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • ST MARTIN DEPORRES NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DETROIT, MI)

Amtrak stations near Hamtramck:

  • 3 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.
  • 8 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.
  • 9 miles: WINDSOR (298 WALKER RD.) . Services: ticket office.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hamtramck:

  • Wayne State University (about 3 miles; Detroit, MI; Full-time enrollment: 20,204)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 5 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 5 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 10,554)
  • Macomb Community College (about 9 miles; Warren, MI; FT enrollment: 15,669)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 11 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Henry Ford Community College (about 11 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 12,610)
  • Lawrence Technological University (about 12 miles; Southfield, MI; FT enrollment: 2,430)

Public high schools in Hamtramck:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Hamtramck:

See full list of schools located in Hamtramck

Library in Hamtramck:

  • HAMTRAMCK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $476,473; Location: 2360 CANIFF AVENUE; 66,372 books; 1,101 audio materials; 800 video materials; 185 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Hamtramck Academy currently serves grades K-7 and has a student population of over 425 students. Please update and feel free to verify the information at 313-368-7312. Thank you, School Administration

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hamtramck: Hamtramck Fire Department (A), Henry Ford Medical Center - Hamtramck (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Hamtramck Town Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hamtramck include: New Saint John Mission Baptist Church (A), Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception (B), Greater Missionary Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Hamtramck include: Colonel John Francis Hamtramck Historical Marker (1), Commandant's Quarters Historical Marker (2), Dodge Brothers Historical Marker (3), Dodge Main Historical Marker (4), Saint Florian Church Historical Marker (5), Saint Florian Historic District Historical Marker (6), Saint Francis Hospital Historical Marker (7), Veterans Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: All Star Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 11444 Mound Road).

Hotel: Comfort Inn & Business Fax (2455 Carpenter Street).

Birthplace of: Bob Westfall - Football player, Warith Deen Mohammed - Religious leader, Jane Bartkowicz - Tennis player, Roger Zatkoff - Football player and coach, Stephen M. Ross - Billionaire, Ted Kazanski - Baseball player, Bob Franke - Folk musician, Bob Zurke - Jazz pianist, Lesia Liss - Politician, Michael Switalski - Politician.

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

3.1 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.3%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
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

People in group quarters in Hamtramck in 2010:

  • 423 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 152 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Hamtramck in 2000:

  • 740 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 224 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Hamtramck (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Hamtramck Branch at 11300 Jos. Campau Avenue, branch established on 1924/02/18. 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
  • The Huntington National Bank: Hamtramck Branch at 9301 Jos Campau Avenue, branch established on 1918/09/23. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Talmer Bank and Trust: Hamtramck Branch at 9252 Jos. Campau Avenue, branch established on 1909/02/11. 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.
  • Guaranty Bank: Hamtramck Branch at 9023 Joseph Campau, branch established on 2004/03/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Hamtramck:

Marital status in Hamtramck, MI
  • Never married: 40.1%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Hamtramck:

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.2
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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Neighborhoods in Hamtramck:

(Hamtramck, Michigan Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Hamtramck, 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.
Michigan:

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
Here:

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
Here:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

11.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.2%
Michigan:

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

12.9%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.5%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hamtramck:

44.7%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.1%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hamtramck:

12.8%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hamtramck:

30.6%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Hamtramck:

55.0%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hamtramck, 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$118,449$44,4181$1,163
Firefighters 26$112,074$51,7260$0
Judicial and Legal 9$23,607$31,4762$3,214
Financial Administration 9$32,858$43,8110$0
Police - Other 5$10,655$25,5726$6,509
Other Government Administration 3$14,570$58,28010$6,770
Welfare 3$9,134$36,5360$0
Local Libraries 2$6,545$39,27010$7,528
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$8,011$48,0660$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,279$31,6742$2,709
Water Supply 1$2,626$31,5120$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$2,614
Totals for Government 94$343,808$43,89034$30,507

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $5,947,000 ($273.40)
    General - Other: $5,657,000 ($260.07)
    Police Protection: $3,745,000 ($172.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,217,000 ($147.89)
    Regular Highways: $1,683,000 ($77.37)
    Financial Administration: $984,000 ($45.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $741,000 ($34.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $628,000 ($28.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $449,000 ($20.64)
    Central Staff Services: $402,000 ($18.48)
    Libraries: $351,000 ($16.14)
    General Public Buildings: $332,000 ($15.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $154,000 ($7.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($3.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,384,000 ($293.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.09)

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

  • Charges - Other: $7,391,000 ($339.78)
    Parking Facilities: $76,000 ($3.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $615,000 ($28.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $395,000 ($18.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,821,000 ($83.72)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,107,000 ($50.89)
    Donations From Private Sources: $64,000 ($2.94)
    Rents: $20,000 ($0.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,114,000 ($143.16)
    Highways: $1,498,000 ($68.87)
    Other: $1,358,000 ($62.43)
  • Tax - Property: $7,428,000 ($341.49)
    Individual Income: $2,337,000 ($107.44)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $687,000 ($31.58)
    Other License: $615,000 ($28.27)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,895,000 ($133.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,857,000 ($131.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $449,000 ($20.64)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $411,000 ($18.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,970,000 ($596.27)

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 Hamtramck, MI
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
CVS1McDonald's1
DHL2Nike1
FedEx2Payless1
Foot Locker1Rite Aid1
GNC1U-Haul1
GameStop1Wendy's1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hamtramck:

  • 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.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hamtramck:

  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHPR-FM (88.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, MI; Owner: R.J.'S LATE NIGHT ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • 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 Hamtramck:

  • 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)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W66BV (Channel 66; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Hamtramck: Raymond Zussman.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Hamtramck fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 23.0mTotal length
  • 697,859Total average daily traffic
  • 52,725Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Hamtramck, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 81960-1969
  • 11980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hamtramck, MI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hamtramck)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • HAMTRAMCK, MI, Lat: 42.395306 Lon: -83.052139, Call Sign: WPQJ334,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.412 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2015, Expiration Date: 08/04/2025, Certifier: Rick Riccardi, Registrant: Aclara, 30400 Solon Rd, Solon, OH 44139, Phone: (440) 528-7200, Fax: (703) 812-0468, Email:
  • HAMTRAMCK, MI, Lat: 42.395306 Lon: -83.052139, Call Sign: WQTT408,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.512 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2014, Expiration Date: 04/08/2024, Certifier: Larry Murphy, Registrant: Aclara, 30400 Solon Rd, Solon, OH 44139, Phone: (440) 528-7200, Email:
  • MILWAUKEE JCT TIC, Lat: 42.380278 Lon: -83.056111, Call Sign: WQZR868,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.590 MHz, 160.530 MHz, 160.845 MHz, 160.950 MHz, 161.220 MHz, 161.430 MHz, 161.550 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/2017, Expiration Date: 07/18/2027, Certifier: Diane M Neese, Registrant: Cn, 17641 South Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Fax: (708) 332-6669, Email:
  • NORTH YARD sw, North Yard-North Side (Lat: 42.414500 Lon: -83.035417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WQZY990,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.980 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2017, Expiration Date: 09/12/2027, Certifier: Michael Damore, Registrant: Conrail Shared Assets, 1000 Howard Blvd, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, Phone: (856) 231-2371, Fax: (856) 231-2376, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MLWKE JNTCN, 1000ft North Of Intersection Hamtramck Dr And East Grand Blvd. (Lat: 42.380278 Lon: -83.056111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQYG894, Licensee ID: L01741760,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2016, Expiration Date: 09/23/2026, Certifier: Theodore K Kalick, Registrant: Grand Trunk Western Railroad Company

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hamtramck)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • NORTHLAND AIRPORT INC, 3301 Holbrook St, Hamtramck, MI 48212
    Certificate: D002924 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 05/10/2007, Expiration Date: 05/09/2008

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: QUAD CITY UL CO CHALLENGER 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5624R , Serial Number: CH2 04951320, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 10/27/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Waldemar W Gmurowski, 2331 Edwin St, Hamtramck, MI 48212

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 fire incidents per year is 123. The highest number of fire incidents - 181 took place in 2018, and the least - 24 in 2013. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hamtramck, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (54.9%), and Outside Fires (24.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hamtramck, MI
    • 1,15254.9%Structure Fires
    • 51824.7%Outside Fires
    • 28113.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1467.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hamtramck, MI
Most common first names in Hamtramck, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John93075.4 years
Mary69179.5 years
Joseph59374.7 years
Frank41875.7 years
Stanley40975.9 years
Walter40974.6 years
Anna33180.8 years
Helen33076.8 years
Edward31670.7 years
William29672.1 years
Most common last names in Hamtramck, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams15171.5 years
Johnson12572.9 years
Brown11170.1 years
Smith10971.1 years
Jones10372.0 years
Davis8668.5 years
Jackson7270.4 years
Thomas6873.7 years
Wilson5272.5 years
Harris5275.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hamtramck, MI
  • 95.7%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hamtramck, MI
  • 85.9%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Hamtramck compared to Michigan state average:

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

Hamtramck on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bangladesh (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Asia (population 500+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bosnia and Herzegovina (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Eastern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe (population 500+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia (population 500+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Poland (population 500+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ukraine (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #9 (48212) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries"
  • #19 (48212) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #33 (48212) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #77 (48212) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries"
  • #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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