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Wayne County

Population in 2012: 13,990 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 

Males: 6,466  (46.2%)
Females: 7,524  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  37.5 years
Michigan median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 48225.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $40,449 (it was $46,769 in 2000)
Harper Woods:

$40,449
Michigan:

$45,981
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,377

Harper Woods city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $73,204 (it was $106,800 in 2000)
Harper Woods:

$73,204
Michigan:

$118,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $103,246; Detached houses: $107,174; Townhouses or other attached units: $70,698; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $42,708; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $68,011

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,010.

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  • White alone - 8,062 (56.7%)
  • Black alone - 5,625 (39.5%)
  • Asian alone - 186 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 189 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 84 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 62 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Harper Woods: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.7%), Irish (8.8%), Polish (8.6%), Italian (7.9%), French (3.9%), English (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 2.58 square miles.

Population density: 5419 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Harper Woods:

  • High school or higher: 90.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 15.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Harper Woods city:

  • Never married: 42.9%
  • Now married: 34.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

621 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe, 1.8% Asia, 0.5% North America).

This city:  4.4%
Michigan:  6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $3,120 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,534 (2.8%)

Harper Woods satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Clair Shores, MI (3.7 miles , pop. 63,096).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (9.7 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (247.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Grosse Pointe Woods, MI (1.2 miles ), Eastpointe, MI (1.5 miles ), Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (1.5 miles ), Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (1.6 miles ), Grosse Pointe, MI (1.8 miles ), St. Clair Shores, MI (1.9 miles ), Grosse Pointe Park, MI (2.0 miles ), Roseville, MI (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 82.92 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,166 (-15.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 454 (7.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 586

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Crime rates in Harper Woods by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000111100201
per 100,000 0.00.00.07.17.27.47.50.00.016.70.07.1
Rapes 058554978424
per 100,000 0.034.756.435.736.229.467.855.164.533.314.128.4
Robberies 151538506059627456424053
per 100,000 99.8104.1268.1357.2434.0434.2466.7582.3451.2349.7281.2375.8
Assaults 11152632501006672786273
per 100,000 6.76.9105.8185.8231.4368.0752.8519.4580.1649.4435.9517.7
Burglaries 90578297130119137134144135101150
per 100,000 598.6395.4578.5693.0940.3875.81031.31054.51160.31123.9710.01063.7
Thefts 5283911,055923919892894923723794765716
per 100,000 3511.82712.67442.76594.36646.96565.16729.97263.15825.56610.15377.95077.3
Auto thefts 183164435281347475323282344171202209
per 100,000 1217.21137.83068.82007.62509.83496.02431.52219.12771.71423.61420.01482.1
Arson 007255343336
per 100,000 0.00.049.414.336.236.822.631.524.225.021.142.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7) 330.6305.7776.4701.6799.7899.0952.1918.9891.7799.0596.5690.1

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 27 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Michigan average:

1.74

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Harper Woods tourist attractions:

Harper Woods, Michigan accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -577 (-3.9%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Harper Woods-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Harper Woods city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/8/1964, a category F4 tornado 16.8 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:

Harper Woods-area historical earthquake activity is above Michigan state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/2003 at 19:21:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from Harper Woods center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1992 at 06:13:55, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/17/2007 at 20:04:09, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, 3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from Harper Woods center
On 1/26/1991 at 03:21:22, a magnitude 3.4 (3.2 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Birthplace of: James Douglas - College basketball player (Missouri Tigers), Michael Bramos - College basketball player (Miami (OHIO) RedHawks).


Hospitals/medical centers near Harper Woods:

  • ST JOHN HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 2 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • "BEAUMONT HOSPITAL, GROSSE POINTE" (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; GROSSE POINTE, MI)
  • ST JOHN MACOMB-OAKLAND HOSPITAL-MACOMB CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Federal, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; WARREN, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in Harper Woods, MI

Amtrak stations near Harper Woods:

  • 9 miles: WINDSOR (298 WALKER RD.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 9 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.
  • 12 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 Harper Woods:

  • Macomb Community College (about 6 miles; Warren, MI; Full-time enrollment: 9,599)
  • Baker College of Clinton Township (about 8 miles; Clinton Township, MI; FT enrollment: 3,672)
  • Wayne State University (about 9 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 19,070)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 11 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 4,743)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 12 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,917)
  • University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus (about 17 miles; Troy, MI; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 18 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 4,975)

Public high schools in Harper Woods:

Public elementary/middle schools in Harper Woods:

Private elementary/middle school in Harper Woods:

  • ST PETER THE APOSTLE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: 19801 VERNIER RD; Grades: PK - KG)
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Library in Harper Woods:

  • HARPER WOODS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $485,087; Location: 19601 HARPER AVENUE; 45,425 books; 1,330 audio materials; 3,260 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 63 print serial subscriptions; 48 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Harper Woods: Harper Woods City Hall (A), Harper Woods Fire Department (B), Harper Woods Police Station (C), Harper Woods Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Church in Harper Woods: Cross of Glory Evangelical Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Beacon East Cinemas (Amusement & Theme Parks; 19305 Vernier Road).

Hotel: Embassy Manor (19274 Rockcastle 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
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AQI  CO  SO2 Ozone  PM2.5 Pb  NO2 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.8. This is about average.
City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.270. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.270
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.90. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.90
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.7
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.2
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 15.4%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.5% for Black residents, 6.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Harper Woods, MI

People in group quarters in Harper Woods in 2010:

  • 146 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 31 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Harper Woods in 2000:

  • 126 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Harper Woods compared to Michigan state average:

Harper Woods, Michigan environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


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Banks with branches in Harper Woods (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Kelly-Woodcrest Branch at 19616 Kelly Road, branch established on 1952/09/16; Vernier-Harper Branch at 20675 Vernier Road, branch established on 1965/06/11. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Harper Woods at 19601 Vernier, branch established on 1934/05/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Guaranty Bank: Harper Woods Branch at 19230 Harper, branch established on 2004/06/30. 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 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Harper Woods travel time to work - commute


Harper Woods mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Harper Woods (based on Wayne County data)

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

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist Church
Adherents58.0%6.0%3.9%3.4%2.7%
Congregations19.1%2.9%6.0%3.5%6.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.6%2.6%2.1%1.5%17.3%
Congregations4.5%5.1%4.6%1.5%46.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 556
Wayne County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

33.2%
Michigan:

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

12.9%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$27,343$54,6861$1,260
Other Government Administration 8$41,258$61,8877$2,896
Judicial and Legal 8$32,980$49,4700$0
Police Protection - Officers 32$219,697$82,3860$0
Police - Other 4$15,219$45,65721$20,785
Firefighters 10$69,980$83,9760$0
Fire - Other 1$7,118$85,4160$0
Streets and Highways 4$17,542$52,6261$1,357
Welfare 0$0 7$11,320
Sewerage 3$10,948$43,7920$0
Parks and Recreation 3$13,490$53,96010$2,878
Water Supply 5$19,919$47,8060$0
Transit 1$4,718$56,6169$15,573
Local Libraries 3$12,100$48,4009$9,897
Other and Unallocable 2$9,669$58,0144$3,959
Totals for Government 90$501,981$66,93169$69,925


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

Here:

3.29%
Michigan average:

5.24%

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

0.08%
Michigan average:

0.10%


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


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

Here:

4.98%
Michigan average:

5.98%

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

0.05%
Michigan average:

0.05%


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

Strongest AM radio stations in Harper 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)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Harper Woods:

  • 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.)
  • WDMK (102.7 FM; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • 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 Harper Woods:

  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, 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.)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Harper Woods fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 96 meters (315ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,623,016
Total average daily truck traffic: 96,716

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 15
  • 1960-1969: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Harper Woods, MI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Harper Woods)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 19600 E 8 Mile Rd (Lat: 42.450861 Lon: -82.926583), Call Sign: KQH534, Licensee ID: L00066439
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.760 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2004, Expiration Date: 02/08/2014
    Registrant: City Of Harper Woods
  • Lat: 42.449722 Lon: -82.933056, Call Sign: WPVA672
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.250 MHz, 457.250 MHz, 461.200 MHz, 461.950 MHz, 466.950 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.925 MHz, 462.225 MHz, 467.225 MHz, 466.925 MHz, 466.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/2002, Expiration Date: 06/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/11/2012, Certifier: Robyn Jessen
    Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-7486, Phone: (952) 469-5400, Fax: (952) 469-0170
  • Lat: 42.447806 Lon: -83.212417, Call Sign: WPWL388
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/2002, Expiration Date: 12/12/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2013, Certifier: Linda Magyar
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514
  • Lat: 42.444139 Lon: -82.932333, Call Sign: WQEU690
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHz, 72.2600 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/19/2006, Expiration Date: 04/19/2016, Certifier: Joan Deaton
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, N3211 County Rd H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000, Fax: (262) 248-0455

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Se Cor Of I94 At Roscommon & Pedestrian Bridge (Lat: 42.428639 Lon: -82.925167), Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WPNE812
    Assigned Frequencies: 23275.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/2012, Expiration Date: 06/30/2022
    Registrant: Phone: (810) 649-1310
  • DET 0103, 19420 Harper Avenue (Lat: 42.428056 Lon: -82.923889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQED938
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz, 19320.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2006, Expiration Date: 07/03/2006, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2006, Certifier: Eric M Botto
    Registrant: Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C., 11th Floor, 1300 N. 17th Street, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: (703) 812-0400, Fax: (703) 812-0486, Email:
  • DET0103, 19420 Harper Avenue (Lat: 42.428056 Lon: -82.923889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQEF589, Licensee ID: L01728370
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz, 19320.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2006, Expiration Date: 01/13/2016, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr.
    Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Harper Woods)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • CHASE CHARLES, 20441 Eastwood Dr, Harper Woods, MI 48225
    Certificate: D000577 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 10/16/2009, Expiration Date: 10/15/2010

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6965J , Serial Number: 28-7690442, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Danik LLC, 20689 Beaufait St, Harper Woods, MI 48225
  • Aircraft: CESSNA P210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7588K , Serial Number: P21000414, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Naz, 20502 Harper Ave, Harper Woods, MI 48225
  • Aircraft: PILATUS FLUGZEUGWERKE AG PC-12/47 (Category: Land, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-67B (1200 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 801J , Serial Number: 801, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Goldeneye LLC, 20416 Harper Ave, Harper Woods, MI 48225
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9896H , Serial Number: 18268097, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1981
    Registrant (Corporation): Turner Wortman Air Inc, 20630 Harper Suite 201, Harper Woods, MI 48225



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 ORIGINATED70$69,30214$52,70373$102,6868$28,8718$39,7230$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$53,9881$27,95017$86,2982$2,0003$30,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED38$75,32710$47,19369$93,82326$22,22817$57,1551$26,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$61,4552$55,50027$107,3726$57,9977$46,4090$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$79,8500$08$99,1093$72,2770$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5513.00 , 5514.00, 5515.00, 5516.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$91,3331$74,8600$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$65,0000$02$47,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$39,0000$01$39,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5513.00 , 5514.00, 5515.00, 5516.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 39
  • Hazardous Condition: 68
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Harper Woods


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Harper Woods, MI

Most common first names in Harper Woods, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary20081.4 years
John17275.8 years
Joseph12476.1 years
Helen11480.3 years
William10875.5 years
Margaret9779.4 years
George9074.9 years
Edward8374.9 years
Robert8072.8 years
Charles7777.0 years
Most common last names in Harper Woods, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3978.2 years
Miller3278.3 years
Brown1680.1 years
Young1481.9 years
Wilson1478.9 years
Schultz1477.1 years
Johnson1474.2 years
Jones1180.1 years
Taylor1166.3 years
Moore1066.1 years
Businesses in Harper Woods, MI
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Lowe's1
CVS1Macy's1
Charlotte Russe1McDonald's1
FedEx2Motherhood Maternity1
Finish Line1Nike11
Foot Locker1Payless1
GNC1Pier 1 Imports1
GameStop1Sears2
H&R Block2Starbucks1
Home Depot1Subway2
Jimmy Jazz1T-Mobile1
Jones New York2Taco Bell1
KFC1Target1
Kroger1Tim Hortons1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
LensCrafters1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Harper Woods, MI


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  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
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  • #58 (48225) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Belgian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #80 (48225) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lebanese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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  • Michael Muller (8)
  • David P. Schankin (3)
  • August Thomas Vaught (3)
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  • Avidasports, Llc (1)
  • Kelly G. Craigo (1)
  • Barbara Jean Walter (1)
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Total of 26 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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