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Wayne County, Michigan (MI)


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County population in 2012: 1,792,365 (99% urban, 1% rural); it was 2,061,162 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 303,559
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 151,147
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 511,936
Renter-occupied apartments: 248,043 (it was 256,504 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

28%

Land area: 614 sq. mi.
Water area: 58.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 2934 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wayne County: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (21.2%), Manufacturing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Wayne County, Michigan:


Median resident age:  37.0 years
Michigan median age:  38.0 years

Males: 874,161  (54.3%)
Females: 946,423  (45.7%)

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Wayne County,MI real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Wayne County:

2.0 people
Michigan:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $38,192 ($40,776 in 1999)
This county:

$38192
Michigan:

$45255

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $595 (lower quartile is $466, upper quartile is $736)
This county:

$595
State:

$591


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $98,900 (it was $96,200 in 2000)
Wayne County:

$98,900
Michigan:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,100 - $161,300

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $130,870
Here:

$130,870
State:

$168,888

Townhouses or other attached units: $120,407
Here:

$120,407
State:

$147,658

In 2-unit structures: $66,037
Here:

$66,037
State:

$101,322

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,334
Here:

$86,334
State:

$133,558

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,906
Here:

$107,906
State:

$144,298

Mobile homes: $110,548
Here:

$110,548
State:

$39,606

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $61,109
Here:

$61,109
State:

$95,296
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,337
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $465

Institutionalized population: 12,226

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


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Health of residents in Wayne County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is significantly worse than average.
69.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
50.9% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
85.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
70.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 170 pounds. This is more than average.
22.7% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,604 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,838 (2.2%)


Wayne County household income distribution in 2009 Wayne County home values distribution


Wayne County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 24.0%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.7% for Black residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for other race residents, 31.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 24.0%
Wayne County:

24.0%
Michigan:

16.2%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.7% for Black residents, 25.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for other race residents, 31.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 37 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Area name: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wayne County is $644 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $770 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $921 a month.

Cities in this county include: Detroit, Livonia, Dearborn, Westland, Canton, Taylor, Dearborn Heights, Redford, Lincoln Park, Southgate.

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

2005 air pollution in Wayne County:

Carbon Monoxide: 2 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Lead: 0.03 µg/m3 (standard limit: 1.5 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.02 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.100 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.080 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 40 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 132 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 18.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 52 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.007 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.043 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Above U.S. average.


Local government website: www.waynecounty.com

Click to draw/clear Wayne County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Wayne County: Headquarters Pointe Mouille State Game Area (A), Lake Erie Metropark Marina (B), Marbury State Park Headquarters (C), Detroit Dragway (D), Brooklane Golf Course (E), Belleville Rest Area (F), New Boston Station (G), Northville Hills Golf Club (H), Bushwood Golf Course (I), Willow Metropark Golf Course (J), Lake Erie Metropark Golf Course (K), Woodlands Golf Course (L), Pine Creek Golf Course (M), Harbor Club Golf Course (N), Wayne County Fairground (O), Sandy's Marina (P), Meadowbrook Country Club (Q), Van Buren Police Station (R), Van Buren Township Hall (S), Scott Regional Prison (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Northville Village Center Shopping Center (1), Northville Plaza Mall Shopping Center (2), Northridge Grove Shopping Center (3), Belleville Square Shopping Center (4), Tel Sibley Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wayne County include: Epiphany Church (A), Faith Church (B), Fellowship Church (C), Hope Chapel (D), Hope Church (E), Huron Valley Church (F), West Road Church (G), Northville Christian Assembly Church (H), Pleasant Valley Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Waterford Cemetery (1), Kittle Cemetery (2), Our Lady of Hope Cemetery (3), Otisville Cemetery (4), Tyler Cemetery (5), Thayer Cemetery (6), Krause Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Curtis Lake (A), Susterka Lake (B), Waterford Pond (C), Belleville Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Weightman Drain (A), Warner Drain (B), Pickering Drain (C), English Drain (D), Vandecar Drain (E), Van Kleef Drain (F), Goetske Drain (G), Townline Drain (H), Throop Number Two Drain (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wayne County include: Willow Metro Park (1), Marbury State Park (2), Belleville Pointe Park (3), Capital Park (4), Cass Benton Park (5), Frazier Park (6), Pointe Mouillee Marsh Historical Marker (7), Maybury State Park (8), Thorn Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Macomb County , Monroe County , Oakland County , Washtenaw County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 110,846
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 137,769 (46% naturalized citizens)

Wayne County:

6.7%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.7%

Wayne County marital status for males
Wayne County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Wayne County with a mortgage: 309,862 (23,241 second mortgage, 45,443 home equity loan, 1,411 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 152,087

Here:

67.1% with mortgage
State:

69.7% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.71%
Here37.7%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 777,269
Total congregations: 894

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchMuslim EstimateLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist Church
Adherents451,069 (58.0%)46,492 (6.0%)30,253 (3.9%)26,105 (3.4%)20,939 (2.7%)
Congregations171 (19.1%)26 (2.9%)54 (6.0%)31 (3.5%)57 (6.4%)
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents20,467 (2.6%)19,943 (2.6%)16,134 (2.1%)11,670 (1.5%)134,197 (17.3%)
Congregations40 (4.5%)46 (5.1%)41 (4.6%)13 (1.5%)415 (46.4%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Wayne County - Detroit, Livonia, Dearborn, Westland, Canton

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.
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
This county:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1,019
Wayne County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
Michigan:

9.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.2%
Michigan:

29.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wayne County:

12.9%
State:

13.4%


Agriculture in Wayne County:

Average size of farms: 67 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $86,390
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1889.06
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.32%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.19%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $75,744
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 66.41%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.41%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $53,727
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 77.12%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.91
Corn for grain: 2350 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 357 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 7251 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,336 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 144 acres

Tornado activity:

Wayne County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 3.6 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 193 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/2/1997, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 90 people and caused $90 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wayne County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 99% 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 78.4 miles away from the county 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 99.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Most recent 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).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Wayne County (%):





Wayne County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 662,814 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 96,523 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 28,880 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 249 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 181 (0%)
  • Railroad: 41 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 68 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2,163 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 240 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,174 (0%)
  • Walked: 15,661 (2%)
  • Other means: 4,714 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 14,603 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Wayne County, Michigan in 2000:

People in group quarters in Wayne County, Michigan in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $49,070.

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%

2.23% relocated from other counties in Michigan ($26,856 average AGI)
0.97% relocated from other states ($13,322 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.97%
Michigan average:

1.38%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


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)
from Monroe County, MI  0.11% ($35,767)
from Livingston County, MI  0.06% ($44,029)
from Ingham County, MI  0.04% ($33,439)
from Genesee County, MI  0.04% ($32,229)


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%

3.17% relocated to other counties in Michigan ($27,585 average AGI)
1.76% relocated to other states ($16,655 average AGI)
Wayne County:

1.76%
Michigan average:

2.21%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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)
to Monroe County, MI  0.16% ($47,025)
to Livingston County, MI  0.14% ($65,994)
to Cook County, IL  0.08% ($40,522)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.06% ($44,204)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.2

Births per 1000 population in Wayne County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Wayne County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Wayne County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 287,693 (232,760 aged, 54,933 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.79
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13188.96
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 263.120
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 41798.19

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1382.330
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 992.180
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 19.52

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 42.82
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 72.01

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.31
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 8734.602

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 210.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 165.8
  • Cut/Pierce - 16.2
  • Suffocation - 4.1
  • Fire/Burn - 2.6
  • Other - 21.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 96.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 46.7
  • Suffocation - 25.5
  • Poisoning - 17.1
  • Cut/Pierce - 2.2
  • Drowning - 1.7
  • Other - 3.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,796,735

Size of family households: 172,050 2-persons, 109,100 3-persons, 87,500 4-persons, 45,858 5-persons, 20,055 6-persons, 16,088 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 215,710 1-person, 30,591 2-persons, 3,747 3-persons, 1,263 4-persons, 459 5-persons, 176 6-persons, 152 7-or-more-persons.

89.2% of residents of Wayne County speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
3.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other language at home (57% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $13,823,191,000 ($6856 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $203,011,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $4,707,181,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,666,711,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $28,658,000
Federal grants: $3,565,088,000
Federal procurement contracts: $746,005,000 ($77,618,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,109,549,000 ($60,881,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $174,282,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,258,451,000
Federal Government insurance: $514,835,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 158,718
Here:

79 per 1000 residents
State:

68 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 104,050
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

45 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +32,976
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+12 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -147,344
Here -74 per 1000 residents
State -16 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Wayne County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 493.17 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.1

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 246
  • 2 rooms: 3,972
  • 3 rooms: 16,622
  • 4 rooms: 36,497
  • 5 rooms: 133,860
  • 6 rooms: 142,234
  • 7 rooms: 82,684
  • 8 rooms: 49,998
  • 9+ rooms: 45,823
  • 1 room: 9,908
  • 2 rooms: 23,137
  • 3 rooms: 49,852
  • 4 rooms: 50,579
  • 5 rooms: 58,068
  • 6 rooms: 38,258
  • 7 rooms: 15,024
  • 8 rooms: 6,868
  • 9+ rooms: 4,810
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wayne County, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 1,870
  • 1 bedroom: 12,914
  • 2 bedrooms: 102,244
  • 3 bedrooms: 294,343
  • 4 bedrooms: 85,122
  • 5+ bedrooms: 15,443
  • no bedroom: 13,893
  • 1 bedroom: 73,528
  • 2 bedrooms: 96,346
  • 3 bedrooms: 58,926
  • 4 bedrooms: 11,179
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,632
Cars and other vehicles available in Wayne County, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 36,071
  • 1 vehicle: 172,208
  • 2 vehicles: 212,720
  • 3 vehicles: 66,962
  • 4 vehicles: 18,201
  • 5+ vehicles: 5,774
  • no vehicle: 70,075
  • 1 vehicle: 127,393
  • 2 vehicles: 48,868
  • 3 vehicles: 7,742
  • 4 vehicles: 1,469
  • 5+ vehicles: 957

61% of Wayne County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 79% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Michigan.

Wayne County:

61.4%
State average:

58.3%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $79,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wayne County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (96.4%)
  • Electricity (2.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (83.0%)
  • Electricity (12.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 30,189
Here:

10.8%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11,493
Here:

9.1%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 18,920
Here:

21.0%
Michigan:

16.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Cash and Securities

Wayne County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Wayne County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


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Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Wayne County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Wayne County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 614 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 ORIGINATED5,226$99,9003,342$125,19212,204$159,049950$21,46126$1,903,538854$77,535164$33,061
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED528$92,123439$112,9381,666$156,088257$18,1792$90,000186$71,10285$40,494
APPLICATIONS DENIED1,705$92,2121,503$87,7037,326$137,5332,499$20,90111$334,1821,000$65,620197$36,914
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN813$92,332446$111,0652,903$147,167215$47,7303$1,053,333212$84,87712$70,083
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS168$95,202143$110,210852$146,01566$58,5915$296,20088$75,8079$38,111
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 342 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED519$154,846251$190,4146$114,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED246$164,630204$204,28411$104,091
APPLICATIONS DENIED172$151,640105$193,4956$73,167
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN60$110,66738$187,1323$58,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS60$144,46717$185,82413$77,154
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Wayne County, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John22,02973.7 years
Mary18,67778.6 years
William15,02972.9 years
James14,18170.0 years
Joseph11,55374.1 years
Robert10,70868.7 years
George9,51573.9 years
Charles8,51671.8 years
Helen8,07978.3 years
Frank7,99674.8 years
Most common last names in Wayne County, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7,38972.4 years
Johnson6,16971.5 years
Williams6,07671.1 years
Jones4,90071.1 years
Brown4,66771.4 years
Davis3,41371.1 years
Jackson3,27270.4 years
Thomas2,93671.2 years
Miller2,89673.2 years
Wilson2,64772.6 years
Businesses in Wayne County, MI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven51Kroger27
ALDO1LA Fitness5
AT&T20La Quinta3
Ace Hardware11La-Z-Boy4
Aeropostale4Lane Bryant3
American Eagle Outfitters3Lane Furniture18
Ann Taylor2LensCrafters6
Applebee's9Little Caesars Pizza59
Arby's16Long John Silver's7
AutoZone32Lowe's6
Avenue5Macy's4
Bakers2Marriott15
Bally Total Fitness3Marshalls3
Baskin-Robbins16MasterBrand Cabinets27
Bath & Body Works7McDonald's80
Baymont Inn1Meijer9
Bed Bath & Beyond4Men's Wearhouse7
Ben & Jerry's1Motel 62
Best Western4Motherhood Maternity7
Blockbuster21New Balance5
Brooks Brothers2New York & Co2
Brookstone3Nike89
Budget Car Rental2Office Depot2
Buffalo Wild Wings5OfficeMax4
Burger King53Old Country Buffet3
Buybuy BABY1Old Navy1
CVS77Olive Garden3
Cache1On The Border1
Caribou Coffee7Outback3
Carson Pirie Scott1Outback Steakhouse3
Casual Male XL3Pac Sun2
Catherines3Panera Bread12
Charlotte Russe4Papa John's Pizza3
Chico's2Payless27
Chuck E. Cheese's3Penske10
Church's Chicken18PetSmart6
Cinnabon 2Pier 1 Imports5
Clarion1Pizza Hut20
Cold Stone Creamery9Popeyes13
Coldwater Creek2Qdoba Mexican Grill4
Comfort Inn6Quality2
Comfort Suites2Quiznos12
Costco2RadioShack21
Cracker Barrel1Ramada2
Crossland Economy Studios1Red Lobster4
Curves14Red Robin4
DHL17Red Roof Inn5
Dairy Queen26Rite Aid37
Days Inn2Rodeway Inn1
Deb3Ruby Tuesday5
Decora Cabinetry6Rue212
Dennys3Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing3
Discount Tire5SAS Shoes2
Domino's Pizza14SONIC Drive-In2
DressBarn5Sam's Club2
Dunkin Donuts18Sears12
Eddie Bauer1Shoe Carnival1
Express4Sleep Inn1
Extended Stay America3Soma Intimates1
Famous Footwear6Spencer Gifts2
Fashion Bug6Sprint Nextel28
FedEx130Staples4
Finish Line4Starbucks28
Firestone Complete Auto Care7Steak 'n Shake2
Foot Locker16Subway3
Forever 214Super 83
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T-Mobile54
GNC37T.G.I. Driday's4
GameStop24T.J.Maxx3
Gap2Taco Bell40
Goodwill12Talbots2
Gymboree3Target10
H&M1The Athlete's Foot7
H&R Block73The Limited1
Haagen-Dazs1The Room Place2
Hobby Lobby2Tim Hortons34
Holiday Inn9Toys"R"Us7
Hollister Co.1Trader Joe's1
Home Depot11True Value13
Hot Topic3U-Haul51
Howard Johnson1UPS131
Hyatt2Value City Furniture3
IHOP4Vans5
IKEA1Verizon Wireless11
JCPenney4Victoria's Secret4
JoS. A. Bank3Walgreens32
Jones New York23Walmart7
Journeys3Wendy's52
KFC45Westin2
Kincaid3Wet Seal3
Kmart9White Castle25
Kohl's5YMCA7
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