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Population in 2012: 7,762 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.7%
Males: 3,587  (46.2%)
Females: 4,175  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  33.0 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48218.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,295 (it was $29,214 in 2000)
River Rouge:

$25,295
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,717

River Rouge city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $39,435 (it was $46,300 in 2000)
River Rouge:

$39,435
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $70,382; Detached houses: $70,723; Townhouses or other attached units: $48,226; In 2-unit structures: $70,651; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $133,360; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $44,695

Median gross rent in 2012: $644.

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  • Black alone - 3,996 (49.4%)
  • White alone - 3,129 (38.7%)
  • Hispanic - 429 (5.3%)
  • Two or more races - 252 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 162 (2.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 56 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 48 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 9 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in River Rouge: 87.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (7.1%), Irish (5.8%), Polish (5.5%), French (5.0%), English (3.6%), French Canadian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 584 feet

Land area: 2.67 square miles.

Population density: 2,907 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in River Rouge:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 25.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in River Rouge city:

  • Never married: 47.6%
  • Now married: 27.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

258 residents are foreign born

This city:  3.2%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in River Rouge, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in River Rouge to the number of sex offenders is 3,881 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,620 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,444 (3.6%)

River Rouge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dearborn, MI (5.2 miles , pop. 97,775).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (8.2 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (235.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ecorse, MI (1.3 miles ), Melvindale, MI (1.6 miles ), Lincoln Park, MI (1.7 miles ), Allen Park, MI (2.0 miles ), Wyandotte, MI (2.1 miles ), Dearborn, MI (2.3 miles ), Southgate, MI (2.4 miles ), Taylor, MI (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $24,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,500
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $203,100
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 42.27 N, Longitude: 83.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -723 (-9.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 191 (8.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 734

River Rouge household income distribution River Rouge home values distribution

Crime rates in River Rouge (2010):

  • 1 murder (12.4 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (12.4 per 100,000)
  • 13 robberies (161.8 per 100,000)
  • 45 assaults (560.0 per 100,000)
  • 146 burglaries (1816.8 per 100,000)
  • 141 thefts (1754.6 per 100,000)
  • 86 auto thefts (1070.2 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 485.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 266.4)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Michigan average:

1.74

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River Rouge, 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: -1,349 (-12.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

River Rouge-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the River Rouge city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 tornado 17.2 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.3 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 95.2 miles away from River Rouge center
On 1/9/2008 at 01:34:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/11/2006 at 12:27:15, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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).
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Birthplace of: Ed Frutig - Player of football, Chester Taylor - 2005 NFL player (Baltimore Ravens, born: Sep 22, 1979), Ken Wilburn - Basketball player, Amyre Makupson - Television personality, Domonique Crawford - College basketball player (Youngstown State Penguins), Reggie Baldwin - Baseball player.


Hospital/medical center in River Rouge:

  • MILTON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, 234 VISGER RD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near River Rouge:

  • DETROIT HOPE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • RENAISSANCE HOSP AND MED CENTERS (Hospital, about 1 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL - DETROIT (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 2 miles away; LINCOLN PARK, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in River Rouge, MI

Amtrak stations near River Rouge:

  • 5 miles: DEARBORN (16121 MICHIGAN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
  • 6 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)
  • 8 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to River Rouge:

  • Wayne County Community College District (about 6 miles; Detroit, MI; Full-time enrollment: 4,743)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 6 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 4,975)
  • Henry Ford Community College (about 7 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 7,001)
  • Wayne State University (about 8 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 19,070)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 11 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,917)
  • Macomb Community College (about 19 miles; Warren, MI; FT enrollment: 9,599)
  • Schoolcraft College (about 19 miles; Livonia, MI; FT enrollment: 5,642)

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Public elementary/middle schools in River Rouge:

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Notable locations in River Rouge: River Rouge City Hall (A), City of River Rouge Fire Department (B), River Rouge Fire Station (C), River Rouge Police Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in River Rouge include: Church of Christ Holford (A), Union Second Baptist Church (B), Rouge Free Will Baptist Church (C), Love Joy Missionary Baptist Church (D), Saint Hilda's Episcopal Church (E), Few Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Goodell Street Missionary Baptist Church (G), Gordy Memorial Church of God in Christ (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in River Rouge include: John Bilak Park (1), Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.9. This is about average.
City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.270. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 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. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
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 2.5 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 6.1 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. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.2
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 37.8%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.3% for Black residents, 11.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 33.8% for other race residents, 53.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.1%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in River Rouge, MI

4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

River Rouge compared to Michigan state average:

River Rouge, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in River Rouge (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: River Rouge at 261 Burke, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


River Rouge travel time to work - commute


River Rouge mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (95%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for River Rouge city (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
This county:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Wayne County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.2%
Michigan:

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

12.9%
Michigan:

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 3$17,066$68,2640$0
Other Government Administration 10$32,230$38,6760$0
Judicial and Legal 7$42,836$73,4330$0
Police Protection - Officers 26$130,584$60,2700$0
Police - Other 1$4,383$52,59616$41,205
Firefighters 17$85,884$60,6240$0
Fire - Other 1$3,226$38,7120$0
Correction 1$2,395$28,7400$0
Streets and Highways 1$5,779$69,3480$0
Welfare 6$19,218$38,4361$2,491
Solid Waste Management 10$31,945$38,3340$0
Sewerage 7$25,143$43,1020$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,570$42,8400$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$14,657$58,6280$0
Other and Unallocable 4$15,929$47,7874$12,665
Totals for Government 98$434,845$53,24621$56,361

River Rouge government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $298,000 ($38.39)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,253,000 ($1063.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,547,000 ($456.97)
    Police Protection: $1,771,000 ($228.16)
    Sewerage: $1,344,000 ($173.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,105,000 ($142.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $975,000 ($125.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $837,000 ($107.83)
    Regular Highways: $825,000 ($106.29)
    General Public Buildings: $480,000 ($61.84)
    Financial Administration: $365,000 ($47.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $359,000 ($46.25)
    Central Staff Services: $345,000 ($44.45)
    Water Utilities: $320,000 ($41.23)
    Libraries: $282,000 ($36.33)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $270,000 ($34.78)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $8,016,000 ($1032.72)
    Corporate Bonds: $3,942,000 ($507.86)
    Benefit Payments: $1,081,000 ($139.27)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $911,000 ($117.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,115,000 ($143.65)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $727,000 ($93.66)
    General - Other: $453,000 ($58.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $119,000 ($15.33)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($1.29)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($0.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,730,000 ($609.38)

River Rouge government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,999,000 ($257.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $483,000 ($62.23)
    All Other: $314,000 ($40.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($3.48)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $456,000 ($58.75)
    Local Employee Contribution: $263,000 ($33.88)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $66,000 ($8.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,888,000 ($372.07)
    All Other: $70,000 ($9.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $612,000 ($78.85)
    Interest Earnings: $434,000 ($55.91)
    Rents: $285,000 ($36.72)
    Sale of Property: $223,000 ($28.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $18,000 ($2.32)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,635,000 ($210.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,527,000 ($196.73)
    Highways: $546,000 ($70.34)
    All Other: $98,000 ($12.63)
  • Tax - Property: $13,533,000 ($1743.49)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $374,000 ($48.18)
    Other License: $18,000 ($2.32)

River Rouge government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,872,000 ($3590.83)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,549,000 ($3420.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,323,000 ($170.45)

River Rouge government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $8,257,000 ($1063.77)
    Total Federal Securities: $5,239,000 ($674.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,845,000 ($624.19)

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 River Rouge:

  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WNZK (690 AM; 3 kW; DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in River Rouge:

  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, 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)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WHFR (89.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around River Rouge:

  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W66BV (Channel 66; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

River Rouge, Michigan:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Michigan average:
  • Fatal accident count: 144
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 222
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 52
  • Fatalities: 154
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 378
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 25

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total average daily traffic: 39,842
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,788


FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Cr Rofw 90 W Of W Jefferson Ave Xing (Lat: 42.279472 Lon: -83.130750), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: KNNP668
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2001, Expiration Date: 04/04/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2011, Certifier: Robert K Mac Millan
    Registrant: Conrail, 1000 Howard Blvd. Rm 470, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054, Phone: (856) 231-2042, Fax: (856) 231-2028, Email:
  • Cr Rofw 90 W Of W Jefferson Ave Xing (Lat: 42.279472 Lon: -83.130750), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WQOY254
    Assigned Frequencies: 911.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2012, Expiration Date: 03/01/2022, Certifier: Michael A Damore
    Registrant: Conrail, 1000 Howard Blvd. Rm 470, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054, Phone: (856) 231-2371, Fax: (856) 231-2376, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 10600 W Jefferson (Lat: 42.272806 Lon: -83.135194), Call Sign: KQA970
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/2004, Expiration Date: 08/23/2014
    Registrant: Herkimer Radio Service, 2708 N. Telegraph, Monroe, MI 48162, Phone: (734) 242-0806, Fax: (734) 242-3572, Email:
  • 1 Belanger Park Dr (Lat: 42.273917 Lon: -83.112139), Call Sign: KNBV592
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.620 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2001, Expiration Date: 09/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/12/2011
    Registrant: Detroit Edison Company, 2000 Second Ave, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone: (313) 235-4829, Fax: (313) 235-0362, Email:
  • 1 Belanger Park Dr (Lat: 42.273917 Lon: -83.112139), Type: Building, Structure height: 50 m, Call Sign: KWN549
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.560 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/07/2004, Expiration Date: 01/31/2014, Certifier: Dennis G Mac Rae
    Registrant: Dte Energy Corporate Services LLC, One Energy Plaza, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone: (313) 235-4829, Fax: (313) 235-0362, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • RIVER ROUGE, Lat: 42.270000 Lon: -83.137111, Call Sign: WPSZ648, Licensee ID: L00365237
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2011, Expiration Date: 08/14/2021, Certifier: Kelli A Onufrak
    Registrant: City Of River Rouge

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in River Rouge)


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
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$71,0000$012$53,3336$9,8332$67,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$32,0001$32,0002$97,0000$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$47,6671$500,00018$66,88913$14,6150$01$40,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$33,0000$05$54,4001$11,0000$01$35,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$59,0000$02$81,5000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5790.00 , 5791.00, 5792.00, 5793.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$65,4002$57,0001$62,0001$54,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED12$68,4175$78,8003$66,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$66,5001$68,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$55,5000$00$02$55,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5790.00 , 5791.00, 5792.00, 5793.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - River Rouge


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for River Rouge, MI

Most common first names in River Rouge, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14271.3 years
Mary9280.4 years
James8869.8 years
William8571.2 years
Robert6467.5 years
George6172.8 years
Charles5772.4 years
Joseph5472.8 years
Willie4472.3 years
Henry4069.1 years
Most common last names in River Rouge, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams4874.2 years
Johnson4769.7 years
Smith4768.7 years
Jones4171.0 years
Thomas3372.4 years
Brown3171.1 years
Robinson2373.0 years
Davis2271.7 years
Martin2173.1 years
Jackson1964.0 years
Businesses in River Rouge, MI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1

River Rouge on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (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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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John Thomas Kosinski, Ii (5)
  • John Thomas Kosinski (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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