Hamtramck, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 22,099 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 11,635  (52.6%)
Females: 10,464  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  28.1 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 48212.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,225 (it was $26,616 in 2000)
Hamtramck:

$25,225
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,002 (it was $12,691 in 2000)

Hamtramck city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $41,929 (it was $73,600 in 2000)
Hamtramck:

$41,929
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $116,396; Detached houses: $120,358; Townhouses or other attached units: $111,214; In 2-unit structures: $57,191; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $79,956; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $106,571; Mobile homes: $40,569; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $41,520

Median gross rent in 2013: $597.

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  • Races in Hamtramck, MI (2013)

    Hamtramck races chart
    • 12,76358.3%White alone
    • 5,30924.2%Asian alone
    • 2,80212.8%Black alone
    • 7723.5%Two or more races
    • 2841.3%American Indian alone
    • 2871.3%Hispanic
    • 1540.7%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hamtramck: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Arab (27.4%), Polish (10.2%), Ukrainian (3.3%), German (2.8%), Irish (2.8%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.11 square miles.

Population density: 10,484 people per square mile   (high).

Hamtramck,MI real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Hamtramck:

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hamtramck city:

  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

9,946 residents are foreign born (17.9% Asia, 13.5% Europe).

This city:

45.2%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Hamtramck, Michigan as of September 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Hamtramck to the number of sex offenders is 567 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,651 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,163 (3.6%)

Hamtramck satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 83.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,470 (-6.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 842 (12.7%)

Hamtramck household income distribution Hamtramck home values distribution

Crime rates in Hamtramck by Year
Type 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 112131112230
per 100,000 4.34.49.04.614.04.84.95.18.99.013.60.0
Rapes 6613777121265137
per 100,000 25.826.358.431.932.633.859.261.226.822.559.031.8
Robberies 14114016517212314613715211510515983
per 100,000 606.8613.5741.3784.0573.5704.6676.4774.9513.3472.7722.2376.7
Assaults 195164128116188218228186184124191137
per 100,000 839.3718.7575.0528.7876.51,052.01,125.6948.3821.2558.2867.5621.7
Burglaries 349377438272328446435395394251244217
per 100,000 1,502.01,652.11,967.71,239.81,529.32,152.32,147.62,013.81,758.51,129.91,108.2984.8
Thefts 371400442430418480356439355325334274
per 100,000 1,596.71,752.91,985.71,960.01,948.92,316.41,757.62,238.11,584.41,463.01,517.01,243.4
Auto thefts 519654644534455443361300203188236173
per 100,000 2,233.72,866.02,893.22,434.02,121.42,137.81,782.31,529.4906.0846.31,071.9785.1
Arson 1014111118152320141651
per 100,000 43.061.449.450.183.972.4113.6102.062.572.022.74.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.2) 745.9792.8872.9754.7775.9895.6870.7855.9632.5507.7706.6455.8

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

Crime rate in Hamtramck detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 34 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Michigan average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,546 (+24.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Hamtramck, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Hamtramck 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 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 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 the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hamtramck topographic map

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.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Hamtramck: Raymond Zussman.

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

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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).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 91.5. This is worse than average.

City:

91.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.402. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.402
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.25
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 22.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00611. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00611
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 45.5%
(46.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.9% for Black residents, 34.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.9% for other race residents, 46.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Hamtramck, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.1
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Hamtramck:

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic297,283151
Evangelical Protestant183,985527
Black Protestant124,432282
Mainline Protestant85,387231
Other79,840116
Orthodox17,58023
None1,032,077-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 556
Wayne County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

33.2%
Michigan:

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

12.9%
State:

13.4%

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$46,093$55,3122$5,606
Other Government Administration 6$30,637$61,2741$2,949
Judicial and Legal 7$25,862$44,3355$9,671
Police Protection - Officers 41$300,424$87,9290$0
Police - Other 3$8,794$35,1760$0
Firefighters 29$172,203$71,2560$0
Water Supply 5$20,947$50,2730$0
Local Libraries 4$13,313$39,93910$12,403
Other and Unallocable 4$13,649$40,9474$1,652
Totals for Government 109$631,922$69,56922$32,281

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

Here:

3.88%
Michigan average:

5.09%

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

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

5.12%
Michigan average:

5.58%

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

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.05%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in 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)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hamtramck fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 65m213ftTotal length
  • 711,829Total average daily traffic
  • 53,423Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 81960-1969
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hamtramck, MI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • HAMTRAMCK, MI, Lat: 42.395306 Lon: -83.052139, Call Sign: WPQJ334
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.412 MHzGrant Date: 06/24/2015, Expiration Date: 08/04/2025, Certifier: Rick RiccardiRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/08/2014, Expiration Date: 04/08/2024, Certifier: Larry MurphyRegistrant: Aclara, 30400 Solon Rd, Solon, OH 44139, Phone: (440) 528-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (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
    Registrant (Individual): Waldemar W Gmurowski, 2331 Edwin St, Hamtramck, MI 48212

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 134
  • Hazardous Condition: 66
  • Service Call: 4

Incident types - Hamtramck

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Hamtramck, MI
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
CVS1McDonald's1
DHL2Nike1
FedEx2Payless1
Foot Locker1Rite Aid1
GNC1U-Haul1
GameStop1Wendy's1
H&R Block1

Hamtramck compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

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  • #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+)"
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  • #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+)"
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  • #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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