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Population in July 2007: 73,473.
Males: 36,663  (49.9%)
Females: 36,810  (50.1%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
Michigan median age:  35.5 years

Zip codes: 48328.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,286 (it was $55,008 in 2000)
Waterford:

$56,286
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,392

Waterford CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $136,773 (it was $143,200 in 2000)
Waterford:

$136,773
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $199,623; Detached houses: $204,098; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,435; In 2-unit structures: $139,362; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,858; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $162,171; Mobile homes: $24,288; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $419,491

Median gross rent in 2009: $658.

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  • White alone - 61,968 (87.4%)
  • Hispanic - 3,923 (5.5%)
  • Black alone - 2,606 (3.7%)
  • Two or more races - 922 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 701 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 122 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 158 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waterford: 150.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.5%), Irish (13.3%), English (11.1%), Polish (7.5%), Italian (4.9%), French (4.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 31.3 square miles.

Population density: 2,345 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Waterford:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waterford CDP:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

4,317 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.8% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This place:  6.1%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Waterford, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Waterford to the number of sex offenders is 2,721 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 in 2000:

Waterford CDP:  1.1% ($1,536)
Michigan:  1.3% ($1,461)
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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (23.6 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (227.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake Angelus, MI (1.9 miles ), Sylvan Lake, MI (2.0 miles ), Keego Harbor, MI (2.0 miles ), Pontiac, MI (2.1 miles ), Orchard Lake Village, MI (2.3 miles ), Village of Clarkston, MI (2.4 miles ), West Bloomfield Township, MI (2.5 miles ), Auburn Hills, MI (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 42.66 N, Longitude: 83.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -13,460 (-18.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 8,620 (23.0%)

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Waterford, Michigan - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (17%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

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Average climate in Waterford, Michigan

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Tornado activity:

Waterford-area historical tornado activity is above Michigan state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Waterford place center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 tornado 16.4 miles away from the place center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waterford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly 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 62.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oakland County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Gail Goestenkors - Women's basketball coach, Alex Dunn - Ice hockey player, Mike York - NHL player (New York Islanders, born: Jan 3, 1978), Andy Thorn (American football) - Football player, Don Smerek - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Waterford:

  • TEL HURON-WATERFORD DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, 225 SUMMIT DR)
  • ALLIED NURSING CARE INC (Home Health Center, 3513 ELIZABETH LAKE RD, SUITE 206A)
  • COMPASSIONATE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 4479 PONTIAC LAKE RD, SUITE 12)
  • GREATER OAKLAND VNA (Home Health Center, 929 W HURON STREET)
  • UNICARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 3901 HIGHLAND ROAD)
  • CANTERBURY-ON-THE-LAKE (Nursing Home, 5601 HATCHERY RD)
  • LOURDES NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 2300 WATKINS LAKE RD)
  • REGENCY AT WATERFORD (Nursing Home, 1901 N TELEGRAPH RD)

Political contributions by individuals in Waterford, MI

Amtrak stations near Waterford:

  • 5 miles: PONTIAC (1600 WIDE TRACK DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: BIRMINGHAM (449 S. ETON ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 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.

College/University in Waterford:

  • Port Huron Cosmetology College (Full-time enrollment: 67; Location: 5620 Dixie Hwy; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waterford:

  • Baker College of Auburn Hills (about 7 miles; Auburn Hills, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,247)
  • Oakland Community College (about 9 miles; Bloomfield Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 10,032)
  • Oakland University (about 9 miles; Rochester Hills, MI; FT enrollment: 12,679)
  • University of Phoenix-Metro Detroit Campus (about 12 miles; Troy, MI; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • Schoolcraft College (about 17 miles; Livonia, MI; FT enrollment: 5,642)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 21 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,917)
  • Macomb Community College (about 24 miles; Warren, MI; FT enrollment: 9,599)

Public high schools in Waterford:

Private high schools in Waterford:

  • OUR LADY OF THE LAKES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 650; Location: 5495 DIXIE HWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MT ZION SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 3200 BEACHAM DR; Grades: KG - 12)
  • LAKECREST BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 61; Location: 35 AIRPORT RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • WATERFORD GENERAL BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 18; Location: 2935 FREMBES RD; Grades: T1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Waterford:

Private elementary/middle schools in Waterford:

  • MARIST ACADEMY-LOWER DIVISION (Students: 158; Location: 60 S LYNN AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • MARIST ACADEMY-LOWER DIVISION (Students: 157; Location: 60 S LYNN AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST STEPHEN LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 141; Location: 4860 MIDLAND AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BROOKFIELD ACADEMY (Students: 110; Location: 2490 AIRPORT RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • AIRPORT ROAD DAY CARE CENTER (Students: 57; Location: 2840 AIRPORT RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • WATERFORD ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: 5725 PONTIAC LAKE RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Waterford, School District: WATERFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Waterford:

  • WATERFORD TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,681,997; Location: 5168 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE; 141,857 books; 2,215 e-books; 8,073 audio materials; 2,934 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 295 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Waterford: Waterford (A), Silver Lake Golf Course (B), Pontiac Country Club (C), Waterford Township Civic Center (D), Waterford Township Hall (E), Waterford Township Main Library (F), Saint Joseph Mercy Medical Center - Waterford (G), Henry Ford Medical Center - Waterford (H), Waterford Township Fire Department Station 3 (I), Waterford Township Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (J), Waterford Township Fire Department Station 4 (K), Waterford Township Fire Department Station 5 (L), Waterford Township Fire Department Station 2 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Oakland Point Shopping Center (1), Drayton Plains Shopping Center (2), Summit Place Shopping Center (3), Summit Place North Shopping Center (4), Summit Place Mall Shopping Center (5), Summit Crossing Shopping Center (6), Waterford Towne Centre Shopping Center (7), Waterford Town Square Shopping Center (8), Waterford Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Waterford include: Clintonville Church (A), Evangelical Church (B), Lake Crest Church (C), Lakeland Church (D), Saint Andrews Church (E), Saint Perpetuas Church (F), Bethany Church (G), Bethel United Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Crescent Hills Cemetery (1), All Saints Catholic Cemetery (2), Waterford Village Cemetery (3), Waterford Center Cemetery (4), Four Towns Cemetery (5), Drayton Plains Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Maceday Lake (A), Lotus Lake (B), Upper Silver Lake (C), Loon Lake (D), Pleasant Lake (E), Watkins Lake (F), Lake Oakland (G), Williams Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Sashabaw Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Waterford include: Waterford Oaks County Park (1), Four Towns Methodist Church Historical Marker (2), Waterford Oaks County Park (3), Dodge Brothers State Park Number 2 (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Oakland County - Wave Pool- Parks & Recreation Dept- Waterford Oaks County Park- Water (Water Parks & Slides; 1702 Scott Lake Road) (1), Drayton Plains Nature Center Inc (Nature Centers; 2125 Denby Drive) (2), Game Station (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4445 Dixie Highway) (3), Arcade Games Incorporated (Amusement & Theme Parks; 7633 Highland Road) (4), Balloon Depot Charters Limited (861 Woodingham Avenue) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Concorde Inn (7076 Highland Road) (1), Best Western Concorde Inn of Waterford (7076 Highland Road) (2), Highlander Motel (2201 Dixie Highway) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Waterford Charter Township - District Court 51st (5100 Civic Center Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Oakland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.7. This is about average.
City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2001 was 21.5. This is about average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

25.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.00
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.267. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.267
U.S.:

0.444
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.09
U.S.:

3.08

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waterford and their reported violations in the past:

GROVELAND OAKS AREA 8 (Population served: 750, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-1999), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-04-1999), St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-18-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-1999)
MICKEYS 1 STOP/ LITTLE CAESARS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2000 and MAR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-02-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-2000), St Tech Assistance Visit (FEB-07-2000), St Compliance achieved (FEB-11-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ST ANDREWS EPISCOPAL CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SPRINGFIELD OAKS GOLF CLUB (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
GROVELAND OAKS-SECTION C (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
GROVELAND OAKS SECTION B (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GROVELAND OAKS SECTION A BLDG. (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-26-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-26-2002), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2001 and JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-07-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAY-11-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GROVELAND OAKS PINES BLDG. (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Waterford that have no violations reported:

  • COMMERCE TOWNSHIP (Population served: 14934, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • BLOOMFIELD HILLS (Population served: 4579, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • BINGHAM FARMS (Population served: 886, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • GROVELAND OAKS CONCESSION (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BAVARIAN BLUE WATER VILLAGE (Population served: 420, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LYON OAKS - BANQUET CENTER (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • INDEPENDENCE OAKS- ORG YOUTH CAMP (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • INDEPEN OAKS BEACH COVE HP (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • INDEPENDENCE OAKS MAINTENANCE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LYON OAK GC BACK NINE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.5%

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.1%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
Whole state:  5.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Waterford, MI

People in group quarters in Waterford in 2000:

  • 1,348 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 274 people in nursing homes
  • 202 people in other group homes
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Waterford compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Waterford (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Waterford Kroger Banking Center Bran, M-59 Branch, Waterford Highland Meijer Bkg. Ctr., Drayton Plains Branch, West Huron Branch. 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.
  • TCF National Bank: North Pontiac Branch, Union Lake Branch, Waterford Township Branch. Info updated 2009/11/23: Bank assets: $19,007.0 mil, Deposits: $12,377.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 441 total offices, Holding Company: Tcf Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Pontiac Airport Branch at 5915 Highland Road, branch established on 1967/02/01; Huron Street Branch at 994 West Huron Street, branch established on 1950/03/01. 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
  • Flagstar Bank, FSB: Waterford Banking Center at 5105 Highland Road, branch established on 2003/04/16; Cooley Lake Road at 7950 Cooley Lake Rd, branch established on 2005/10/05. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $13,623.5 mil, Deposits: $7,802.8 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Dixie-Waterford Branch at 5619 Dixie Highway, branch established on 1890/01/01; Cass/Highland Office Branch at 3625 Highland Road, branch established on 1980/08/15. 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
  • Fifth Third Bank: Waterford Banking Center Branch at 4370 Highland Road, branch established on 2005/06/13. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • KeyBank National Association: 2986 Walton Blvd Branch at 2986 Walton Boulevard, branch established on 1985/06/30. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Waterford at 7670 Highland Road, 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
  • Clarkston State Bank: Waterford Township Branch at 6600 Highland Road, branch established on 2001/06/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $114.3 mil, Deposits: $105.3 mil, headquarters in Clarkston, MI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Clarkston Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Waterford, Michigan:

  • Best Western Concorde Inn Of Waterford, 7076 Highland Rd, Waterford, MI 48327 , Phone: (248) 666-8555, Fax: (248) 666-8573
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites, 4350 Pontiac Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328 , Phone: (248) 674-3434
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Waterford, Michigan

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2009


Waterford travel time to work - commute


Waterford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (93%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waterford CDP (based on Oakland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.33%
Here48.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents52.4%13.4%5.1%4.5%3.0%
Congregations11.0%6.1%9.6%5.9%4.9%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMuslim EstimateEpiscopal Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.5%2.2%1.7%1.2%14.0%
Congregations4.9%1.2%4.0%0.9%51.5%
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: 293
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 22
Oakland County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 162
Oakland County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 292
This county:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 983
Oakland County:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

8.8%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.6%
Michigan:

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

13.0%
State:

13.4%

5.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,911 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,316 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.13%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wayne County, MI  1.88% ($44,191 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.97% ($50,153)
from Genesee County, MI  0.21% ($41,786)


6.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Michigan average:

5.98%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,119 average AGI)
Oakland County:

0.10%
Michigan average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wayne County, MI  1.35% ($44,508 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  1.04% ($43,477)
to Genesee County, MI  0.29% ($43,511)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waterford:

  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WPON (1460 AM; 1 kW; WALLED LAKE, MI; Owner: FOREIGN RADIO PROGRAMS, INC.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTRX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFNT (1470 AM; 5 kW; FLINT, MI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waterford:

  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, 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.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXOU (88.3 FM; AUBURN HILLS, MI; Owner: OAKLAND UNIVERSITY)
  • WBFH (88.1 FM; BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI; Owner: BLOOMFIELD HILLS SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WFUM-FM (91.1 FM; FLINT, MI; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF MICHIGAN)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAHS (89.5 FM; AUBURN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: AVONDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • 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.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, 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)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Waterford:

  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXD (Channel 31; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 158 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Waterford)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Waterford, MI)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 217 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waterford)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Waterford)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 181 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED438$95,929186$100,720896$154,13355$31,5271$42,00067$113,1491$55,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED27$89,88923$108,69696$161,70810$9,6000$011$75,0912$78,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED70$92,55742$101,452455$157,65980$19,7130$032$107,5943$28,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN60$100,66718$115,111244$154,95921$36,4761$271,0008$111,1250$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$113,8756$214,00073$165,2052$342,0000$07$89,7140$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 17 tracts in Waterford, MI

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 16 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$114,63011$143,4551$30,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$164,37510$168,7003$81,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$143,1254$129,7500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$229,0003$184,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$191,5001$135,0000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 141
  • Hazardous Condition: 150
  • Service Call: 128
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Waterford


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

Most common first names in Waterford, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21181.4 years
Robert17673.8 years
William16776.8 years
John15975.8 years
James14972.5 years
Dorothy12481.9 years
Helen11684.1 years
Margaret10783.9 years
Charles9477.6 years
Richard9069.1 years
Most common last names in Waterford, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6479.0 years
Brown4476.5 years
Miller4277.5 years
Johnson3781.5 years
Jones3075.9 years
Wright2777.0 years
Wilson2673.7 years
Williams2676.6 years
White2475.5 years
Davis2472.3 years
Businesses in Waterford, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Little Caesars Pizza4
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Applebee's1McDonald's6
Arby's3Meijer1
AutoZone2New Balance2
Bally Total Fitness1Nike6
Baskin-Robbins1OfficeMax1
Blockbuster1Panera Bread1
Budget Car Rental1Payless1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Penske2
Burger King3Pizza Hut2
CVS3Popeyes1
ColorTyme1RadioShack2
Comfort Inn1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen2Rite Aid4
Discount Tire1SAS Shoes1
Dunkin Donuts1Sam's Club1
Fashion Bug1Sears3
FedEx5Sprint Nextel1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Starbucks1
GNC2T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell3
H&R Block3Target1
Holiday Inn1Tim Hortons2
Jimmy John's2U-Haul3
Jones New York3UPS3
KFC3Vans2
Kmart2Walgreens2
Kroger1Wendy's3
LA Fitness1White Castle1
La-Z-Boy1World Gym1
Lane Furniture2
Browse common businesses in Waterford, MI


Waterford on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 (48328) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac first ancestries"
  • #91 (48328) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Albanian first ancestries"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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Total of 588 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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