Harper Woods, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 13,743 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 6,576  (47.9%)
Females: 7,167  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48225.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,769 (it was $46,769 in 2000)
Harper Woods:

$51,769
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,433 (it was $24,900 in 2000)

Harper Woods city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $127,005 (it was $106,800 in 2000)
Harper Woods:

$127,005
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $85,444; detached houses: $86,328; townhouses or other attached units: $66,961; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $107,086; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $39,848

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,069.

March 2019 cost of living index in Harper Woods: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.4%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.5% for Black residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Harper Woods, MI (2017)
    • 7,59555.1%Black alone
    • 4,95135.9%White alone
    • 4563.3%Two or more races
    • 4213.1%Asian alone
    • 3122.3%Hispanic
    • 270.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Harper Woods, Michigan as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Harper Woods is 417 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Harper Woods by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
2
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(36.2)
4
(29.4)
9
(67.8)
7
(55.1)
8
(64.5)
4
(33.3)
2
(14.1)
4
(28.4)
7
(50.3)
12
(86.3)
10
(72.3)
10
(72.7)
14
(102.5)
11
(80.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
60
(434.0)
59
(434.2)
62
(466.7)
74
(582.3)
56
(451.2)
42
(349.7)
40
(281.2)
53
(375.8)
58
(416.6)
51
(367.0)
58
(419.3)
42
(305.1)
27
(197.8)
27
(197.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
32
(231.4)
50
(368.0)
100
(752.8)
66
(519.4)
72
(580.1)
78
(649.4)
62
(435.9)
73
(517.7)
102
(732.7)
91
(654.8)
77
(556.6)
73
(530.4)
61
(446.8)
90
(658.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
130
(940.3)
119
(875.8)
137
(1,031)
134
(1,054)
144
(1,160)
135
(1,124)
101
(710.0)
150
(1,064)
124
(890.7)
142
(1,022)
117
(845.8)
128
(930.0)
103
(754.4)
92
(672.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
919
(6,647)
892
(6,565)
894
(6,730)
923
(7,263)
723
(5,825)
794
(6,610)
765
(5,378)
716
(5,077)
680
(4,884)
602
(4,332)
567
(4,099)
774
(5,623)
515
(3,772)
470
(3,437)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
347
(2,510)
475
(3,496)
323
(2,431)
282
(2,219)
344
(2,772)
171
(1,424)
202
(1,420)
209
(1,482)
175
(1,257)
151
(1,087)
125
(903.6)
111
(806.5)
73
(534.7)
115
(841.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(36.2)
5
(36.8)
3
(22.6)
4
(31.5)
3
(24.2)
3
(25.0)
3
(21.1)
6
(42.5)
2
(14.4)
2
(14.4)
3
(21.7)
2
(14.5)
2
(14.6)
2
(14.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)752.4845.7895.7864.5838.9751.7561.2649.3698.8641.9604.9610.3477.2507.1

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City-data.com crime index in Harper Woods, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 33 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Michigan average:

1.66
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Ancestries: American (8.7%), Polish (3.8%), German (3.4%), Italian (2.3%), Irish (2.0%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 2.58 square miles.

Population density: 5,323 people per square mile   (average).

Harper Woods, Michigan map

616 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia, 1.0% Europe, 0.7% Africa, 0.6% Latin America).

This city:

4.5%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,707 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,490 (3.2%)

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 ),
Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (1.7 miles ),
Grosse Pointe, MI (1.8 miles ),
St. Clair Shores, MI (1.9 miles ),
Grosse Pointe Park, MI (2.0 miles )

Latitude: 42.44 N, Longitude: 82.92 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,065 (-15.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 708 (11.4%)

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

Harper Woods tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $112,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Harper Woods, MI residents
Average permit cost in Harper Woods, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Harper Woods, MI
Historical housing units in Harper Woods, MI
Most common industries in Harper Woods, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.5%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.1%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.4%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Harper Woods, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Engineers (3.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)

Average climate in Harper Woods, Michigan

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Harper Woods, Michigan environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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 0.475. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.475
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.78. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.952. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.952
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00598. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00598
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Harper Woods-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 14% 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 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 145.6 miles away from Harper Woods center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 107.6 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 114.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 151.3 miles away from Harper Woods center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 297.7 miles away from Harper Woods 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 379.6 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 (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).
Harper Woods topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Harper Woods:

  • FAMILY FIRST HOME CARE, L L C (19959 VERNIER RD, SUITE 1A)
  • FUSION HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCY (20390 HARPER AVENUE)
  • HENRY FORD CONT CARE CTR-BELMO (19840 HARPER AVE)

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: 15,669)
  • Baker College of Clinton Township (about 9 miles; Clinton Township, MI; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • Wayne State University (about 10 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 20,204)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 11 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 10,554)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 11 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)
  • Lawrence Technological University (about 17 miles; Southfield, MI; FT enrollment: 2,430)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 18 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 6,712)

Public high schools in Harper Woods:

  • CHANDLER PARK ACADEMY - HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 20254 KELLY ROAD, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • HARPER WOODS HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 20225 BEACONSFIELD ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • HARPER ACADEMY (Location: 20225 BEACONSFIELD, Grades: 7-12)
  • DIPLOMA SUCCESS COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Location: 19344 KELLY, Grades: 9-12)
  • HARPER WOODS VIRTUAL ACADEMY (Location: 19344 KELLY RD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Harper Woods:

  • CHANDLER PARK ACADEMY - MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 946, Location: 20100 KELLY RD, Grades: 6-8, Charter school)
  • CHARLES A. POUPARD ELEM. SCHOOL (Students: 357, Location: 20655 LENNON ST, Grades: KG-5)
  • BEACON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 355, Location: 19475 BEACONSFIELD ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • TYRONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 294, Location: 19525 TYRONE ST, Grades: 4-6)
  • CHANDLER PARK ACADEMY - ELEMENTARY (Location: 20200 KELLY RD, Grades: PK-5, Charter school)
  • STARR DETROIT ACADEMY (Location: 19360 HARPER AVE, Grades: KG-7, Charter school)
  • HARPER WOODS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 20225 BEACONSFIELD ST, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Harper Woods

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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

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:

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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Harper Woods:

Marital status in Harper Woods, MI
  • Never married: 43.5%
  • Now married: 35.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Harper Woods:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Michigan average:

10.8

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

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

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 556
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.
State:

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

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

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

11.6%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

33.2%
Michigan:

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

12.9%
Michigan:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Harper Woods:

52.2%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Harper Woods:

49.6%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Harper Woods:

28.9
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.6%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Harper Woods:

35.3%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.5%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Harper Woods:

78.6%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Harper Woods, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 29$201,473$83,3680$0
Judicial and Legal 8$26,268$39,4021$3,100
Firefighters 7$50,670$86,8630$0
Other and Unallocable 6$35,420$70,8406$13,937
Police - Other 6$19,267$38,53411$7,737
Financial Administration 4$18,210$54,6304$12,325
Local Libraries 3$11,849$47,39611$9,701
Other Government Administration 3$18,064$72,2567$3,155
Parks and Recreation 2$10,197$61,18210$4,398
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 68$391,418$69,07450$54,353

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,255,000 ($236.85)
    Regular Highways: $2,356,000 ($171.43)
    Sewerage: $2,054,000 ($149.46)
    Water Utilities: $1,837,000 ($133.67)
    Financial Administration: $1,094,000 ($79.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $819,000 ($59.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $796,000 ($57.92)
    General - Other: $505,000 ($36.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $503,000 ($36.60)
    Libraries: $449,000 ($32.67)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $348,000 ($25.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $333,000 ($24.23)
    Central Staff Services: $242,000 ($17.61)
    Correctional Institutions: $185,000 ($13.46)
    General Public Buildings: $164,000 ($11.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $181,000 ($13.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,816,000 ($423.20)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,073,000 ($150.84)
    Other: $1,095,000 ($79.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $385,000 ($28.01)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $182,000 ($13.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,912,000 ($139.13)
    General Revenue - Other: $940,000 ($68.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $791,000 ($57.56)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($2.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,855,000 ($134.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,838,000 ($206.51)
  • Tax - Property: $8,202,000 ($596.81)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $290,000 ($21.10)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,873,000 ($354.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,636,000 ($337.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,000 ($20.74)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,000 ($3.49)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,034,000 ($293.53)

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 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

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
See more detailed statistics of Harper Woods fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.0mTotal length
  • 1,355,238Total average daily traffic
  • 80,636Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Harper Woods, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 141950-1959
  • 41960-1969
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Harper Woods, MI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Harper Woods)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 04/12/2014, 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: 01/30/2016, Expiration Date: 04/19/2026, Certifier: Joan Deaton, Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (570) 505-3894, Fax: (570) 651-9032, Email:
  • HARPER WOODS MIDDLE, 19800 Anita St (Lat: 42.448611 Lon: -82.925861), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WRCJ661,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.900 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2018, Expiration Date: 10/22/2028, Certifier: James Dennis, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:
  • HARPER WOODS S.D., 20570 Kelly Road (Lat: 42.448722 Lon: -82.940306), Call Sign: WRDA750,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.112 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2019, Expiration Date: 03/14/2029, Certifier: James Dennis, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 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, 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, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2013, 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:
  • DET1183, 19410 Harper Ave (Lat: 42.428306 Lon: -82.925000), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 44.2 m, Call Sign: WQRK546,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19585.0 MHz, 19585.0 MHz, 19585.0 MHz, 19585.0 MHz, 19585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2013, Expiration Date: 06/05/2023, Cancellation Date: 06/25/2014, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-5178, Fax: (425) 383-4840, Email:
  • DE03XC131, 18000 Vernier Road (Lat: 42.448222 Lon: -82.937500), Type: Stack, Structure height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WQXY286,
    Assigned Frequencies: 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, 22025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/12/2016, Expiration Date: 07/12/2026, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Harper Woods)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

33 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 in Harper Woods, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Harper Woods, MI - Value

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 38. The highest number of fire incidents - 52 took place in 2008, and the least - 17 in 2016. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Harper Woods, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (65.2%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (17.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Harper Woods, MI
    • 41965.2%Structure Fires
    • 10917.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 629.6%Outside Fires
    • 538.2%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Harper Woods, MI
  • 94.6%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Electricity
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Harper Woods, MI
  • 80.2%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used


Harper Woods compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Harper Woods on our top lists:

  • #19 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+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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