Romulus, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 23,519 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.3%
 
Males: 11,255  (47.9%)
Females: 12,264  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 48174, 48184, 48242.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,105 (it was $45,088 in 2000)
Romulus:

$43,105
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,044 (it was $19,679 in 2000)

Romulus city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,274 (it was $92,300 in 2000)
Romulus:

$65,274
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $140,726; Detached houses: $157,052; Townhouses or other attached units: $110,583; In 2-unit structures: $164,363; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $117,495; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,404; Mobile homes: $54,187

Median gross rent in 2012: $726.

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  • White alone - 11,427 (48.8%)
  • Black alone - 9,679 (41.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1,018 (4.4%)
  • Hispanic - 521 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 462 (2.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 192 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 81 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Romulus: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.6%), Irish (9.2%), Polish (5.8%), English (4.0%), United States (2.9%), Italian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 35.9 square miles.

Population density: 655 people per square mile   (low).

Romulus,MI real estate house value index trend

Romulus, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Romulus:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Romulus city:

  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

935 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:  4.0%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Romulus, Michigan as of March 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Romulus to the number of sex offenders is 3,932 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: $2,597 (3.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,965 (2.4%)

Romulus satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Taylor, MI (5.5 miles , pop. 65,868).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (17.4 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (222.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Wayne, MI (1.8 miles ), Inkster, MI (2.2 miles ), Taylor, MI (2.3 miles ), Westland, MI (2.4 miles ), Belleville, MI (2.5 miles ), Garden City, MI (2.5 miles ), Dearborn Heights, MI (2.6 miles ), Canton, MI (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 52 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 1998: 60 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 1999: 58 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 170 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2001: 166 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2002: 141 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 2003: 118 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2004: 245 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2005: 213 buildings, average cost: $100,900
  • 2006: 155 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2007: 37 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $90,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.23 N, Longitude: 83.37 W

Romulus nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Home to Detroit Metro Airport, Gateway to the World, Land of Many Ditches, Rom-City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +22,385 (+95.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,182 (22.5%)

Area code: 734

Romulus household income distribution Romulus home values distribution

Crime rates in Romulus by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011
Murders 02103212311
per 100,000 0.08.74.30.012.68.54.28.213.14.54.2
Rapes 1115241521201916181613
per 100,000 43.364.9103.363.488.384.679.965.978.472.054.2
Robberies 1318283234283029403223
per 100,000 51.177.9120.5135.2142.9118.5126.1119.5174.2144.195.9
Assaults 10575908610311313191979885
per 100,000 412.9324.7387.3363.4433.0478.2550.6375.0422.5441.2354.6
Burglaries 221247243282246290233210324298262
per 100,000 869.11069.31045.71191.61034.21227.4979.2865.31411.31341.51093.0
Thefts 651710730743645685627563661550547
per 100,000 2560.03073.63141.43139.72711.72899.12635.12319.82879.32475.92281.9
Auto thefts 22324922929025316716620215912078
per 100,000 876.91077.9985.51225.41063.7706.8697.7832.3692.6540.2325.4
Arson 98111676139264
per 100,000 35.434.647.367.629.425.454.637.18.727.016.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 305.5) 301.9364.4398.2388.6405.4391.3371.3330.1408.5358.3284.9

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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 Romulus detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 54 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Michigan average:

1.74
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +173 (+0.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Romulus, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Romulus-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Romulus city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 11.8 miles away from the city center killed 23 people and injured 294 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Romulus-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 161.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 121.9 miles away from Romulus center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 280.3 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) earthquake occurred 133.4 miles away from Romulus 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 353.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

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

Birthplace of: Charley Lau - Baseball player and coach, Frank Sacka - Baseball player, Jerret Smith - College basketball player (Michigan Wolverines), Kevin Thomas - College basketball player (Georgia St Panthers), Marcus Johnson - College basketball player (Central Florida Knights), Ronald Coleman - College basketball player (Michigan Wolverines).

Hospitals and medical centers in Romulus:

  • DAVITA - ROMULUS (31470 ECORSE RD)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - ROMULUS (11200 METRO AIRPORT CTR DR, SUITE 120)
  • APPLE TREE LANE CONV CTR (39000 CHASE RD)

Amtrak stations near Romulus:

  • 9 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)
  • 11 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.
  • 18 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.

Operable nuclear power plant near Romulus:

  • 17 miles: Fermi 2 in Newport, MI.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Romulus:

  • Baker College of Allen Park (about 10 miles; Allen Park, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,693)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 10 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Henry Ford Community College (about 10 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 12,610)
  • Madonna University (about 11 miles; Livonia, MI; FT enrollment: 3,212)
  • Eastern Michigan University (about 13 miles; Ypsilanti, MI; FT enrollment: 18,395)
  • Schoolcraft College (about 14 miles; Livonia, MI; FT enrollment: 10,867)
  • Washtenaw Community College (about 16 miles; Ann Arbor, MI; FT enrollment: 8,452)

Public high schools in Romulus:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Romulus:

See full list of schools located in Romulus, map of school districts: ROMULUS COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, WOODHAVEN-BROWNSTOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • St. Aloysius school is no longer open. The closest private primary/middle school is now St. Stephen school in New Boston, MI.

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Notable locations in Romulus: Gateway Golf Club (A), Shady Hollow Golf Course (B), Lower Huron Par Three Golf Course (C), Medic One Ambulance Service (D), Wayne County Health Department (E), Thirty-Forth District Court (F), Romulus City Hall (G), Romulus Civic Center (H), Romulus Fire Department (I), Romulus Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 (J), Romulus Historical Museum (K), Romulus Library (L), Romulus Police Station (M), Romulus Fire and Rescue Department Station 4 Headquarters (N), Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport Fire Department Station 200 (O), Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport Fire Department Station 100 (P), Romulus Fire and Rescue Department Station 3 (Q), Romulus Fire and Rescue Department Station 2 (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Romulus: Ball Road Tabernacle (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Freeman Drain (A), Zink Drain (B), Batham Drain (C), Vealy Drain (D), Godfrey Drain (E), Tyler Drain (F), Texas Marsh Drain (G), Black Creek (H), Packard Drain (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Romulus include: Merrill-Morris House Historical Marker (1), Kennedy Park (2), Elmer Johnson Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Clarion Hotel Detroit Metro Airport (8600 Merriman Road) (1), Extended Stay America (30325 Flynn Drive) (2), Days Inn Romulus (I-94 & Middlebelt) (3), Best Western Gateway Hotel (9191 Wickham Road) (4), Detroit Metro Airport (9555 Middlebelt Road) (5), Baymont Inns & Suites (9000 Wickham Road) (6), Fairfield Inn Detroit Airport (31119 Flynn Drive) (7), Crowne Plaza Hotel (8000 Merriman Road) (8), Doubletree Hotel Detroit Metropolitan Airport (31500 Wick Rd) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Thirty-Fourth District Court OFC (11131 Wayne Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 129. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

129
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.427. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.427
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.70
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.78. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.78
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00599. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00599
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.2%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 1.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.8% for American Indian residents, 29.7% for other race residents, 29.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
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 Romulus in 2010:

  • 142 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 92 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 34 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Romulus in 2000:

  • 84 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 28 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 18 people in other group homes
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Romulus, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Romulus compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Romulus (2011 data):

  • Comerica Bank: Romulus Branch at 36450 Goddard Road, branch established on 1960/01/04. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Metropolitan Airport Branch at 10421 Middle Belt Road, branch established on 1968/04/04. 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.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Romulus Branch at 9950 Wayne Road, branch established on 1968/10/25. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Romulus, Michigan:

  • Detroit Marriott Romulus, 30559 Flynn Dr, Romulus, MI 48174 , Phone: (313) 729-7555, Fax: (313) 729-8634
  • Courtyard By Marriott Detroit Airport, 30653 Flynn Dr, Romulus, MI 48174 , Phone: (313) 721-3200, Fax: (313) 721-1304
  • Ramada Inn Detroit Metro Airport Hotel, 31119 Flynn Dr, Romulus, MI 48174 , Phone: (734) 728-2322, Fax: (734) 641-8726
  • Baymont Inn & Suites-detroit Airport, 9000 Wickham Rd, Romulus, MI 48174 , Phone: (734) 722-6000, Fax: (734) 722-4737
  • Hilton Suites Detroit Metro, 8600 Wickham Rd, Romulus, MI 48174 , Phone: (313) 728-9200
  • Four Points By Sheraton, 8800 Wickham Rd, Romulus, MI 48174 , Phone: (734) 729-9000, Fax: (734) 728-5580
  • Sheraton Detroit Metro Airport, 8000 Merriman Rd, Romulus, MI 48174 , Phone: (734) 729-2600, Fax: (734) 729-9414
  • Romulus Super 8 Motel, 9863 Middlebelt Rd, Romulus, MI 48174 , Phone: (734) 946-8808, Fax: (734) 946-8808
  • 17 other hotels and motels
All 25 fire-safe hotels and motels in Romulus, Michigan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (91%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.71%
Here: 37.7%
USA: 50.2%

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$65,105$48,82925$10,706
Other Government Administration 13$62,408$57,6071$4,018
Police Protection - Officers 53$305,156$69,0920$0
Police - Other 8$23,665$35,4980$0
Firefighters 16$84,429$63,32212$924
Fire - Other 1$3,197$38,3640$0
Streets and Highways 9$35,313$47,0840$0
Welfare 1$3,928$47,1367$2,879
Sewerage 28$113,131$48,4851$1,749
Local Libraries 1$5,110$61,3208$9,121
Other and Unallocable 17$63,305$44,6863$3,321
Totals for Government 163$764,747$56,30057$32,718

Romulus government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,678,000 ($71.35)
    Sewerage: $1,625,000 ($69.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,514,000 ($362.01)
    General Public Buildings: $2,882,000 ($122.54)
    Regular Highways: $2,626,000 ($111.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,348,000 ($99.83)
    Water Utilities: $1,804,000 ($76.70)
    Sewerage: $1,748,000 ($74.32)
    Financial Administration: $1,558,000 ($66.24)
    General - Other: $1,311,000 ($55.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,131,000 ($48.09)
    Central Staff Services: $1,110,000 ($47.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $878,000 ($37.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $604,000 ($25.68)
    Health - Other: $451,000 ($19.18)
    Housing and Community Development: $447,000 ($19.01)
    Libraries: $282,000 ($11.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $643,000 ($27.34)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $2,749,000 ($116.88)
    General - Other: $2,443,000 ($103.87)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($0.85)
    Correctional Institutions: $5,000 ($0.21)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,177,000 ($517.75)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $690,000 ($29.34)

Romulus government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,390,000 ($186.66)
    All Other: $1,786,000 ($75.94)
    Housing and Community Development: $167,000 ($7.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($2.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $469,000 ($19.94)
    All Other: $360,000 ($15.31)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($1.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,083,000 ($88.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,337,000 ($56.85)
    Interest Earnings: $1,225,000 ($52.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,043,000 ($44.35)
    Special Assessments: $232,000 ($9.86)
    Rents: $163,000 ($6.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,532,000 ($192.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,246,000 ($95.50)
    Highways: $1,509,000 ($64.16)
    All Other: $258,000 ($10.97)
  • Tax - Property: $18,502,000 ($786.68)
    Other License: $1,570,000 ($66.75)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $204,000 ($8.67)

Romulus government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,875,000 ($1780.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,500,000 ($1084.23)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,150,000 ($771.72)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,775,000 ($75.47)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,460,000 ($2017.94)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $283,000 ($12.03)

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

Here:

3.88%
Michigan average:

5.09%

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

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

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


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

Here:

5.12%
Michigan average:

5.58%

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

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.05%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Romulus:

  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMKM (1440 AM; 1 kW; INKSTER, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WCAR (1090 AM; 1 kW; LIVONIA, MI; Owner: WCAR-AM, NC.)
  • WSDS (1480 AM; 4 kW; SALEM TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: KOCH BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Romulus:

  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEMU (89.1 FM; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUOM (91.7 FM; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICH.)

TV broadcast stations around Romulus:

  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT 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)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W48BZ (Channel 48; SAULT STE. MARIE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Romulus fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 67
Total length: 450 meters (1,476ft)
Total costs: $405,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,401,324
Total average daily truck traffic: 246,083

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 6
  • 1970-1979: 36
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 13
  • 2000-2009: 8
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Romulus, MI
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 245 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Romulus)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Romulus, MI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Romulus)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Romulus)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 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 ORIGINATED140$86,65760$46,36799$116,8088$20,2509$63,11126$24,115
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$69,45517$40,47118$122,6114$14,2502$43,50013$28,692
APPLICATIONS DENIED71$85,62062$46,000121$111,00828$16,46417$46,52923$29,522
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN30$92,90013$64,76944$134,3183$47,6672$94,0001$2,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$105,5717$77,14311$108,4553$21,3332$83,5001$23,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5855.00 , 5856.00, 5857.00, 5858.00, 5859.00, 5860.00, 5862.00, 5863.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$108,8333$169,6670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$154,0001$122,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$80,3333$201,3331$41,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$141,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5855.00 , 5856.00, 5857.00, 5858.00, 5859.00, 5860.00, 5862.00, 5863.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 140
  • Hazardous Condition: 122
  • Service Call: 17
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Romulus

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Romulus, MI
Most common first names in Romulus, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William15771.1 years
John14671.3 years
Mary14475.9 years
James13870.4 years
Robert9267.2 years
Charles9271.0 years
George7774.0 years
Joseph7172.7 years
Edward6973.4 years
Helen6878.1 years
Most common last names in Romulus, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5673.5 years
Smith4770.8 years
Williams4371.3 years
Miller4371.6 years
Jones3267.2 years
Davis3172.6 years
Harris2471.9 years
Brown2463.4 years
Wilson2377.0 years
Martin2373.1 years
Businesses in Romulus, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott3
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Baymont Inn1McDonald's5
Best Western1Penske1
Burger King2Quality1
Clarion1Ramada1
Comfort Inn1Red Roof Inn1
DHL1Rodeway Inn1
Extended Stay America1Sheraton1
FedEx4Tim Hortons1
Hilton3True Value1
Holiday Inn3U-Haul1
Howard Johnson1UPS3
La Quinta1Wendy's1
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