Health and Nutrition of Flat Rock, MI Residents

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Fifty one percent of Flat Rock residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Flat Rock 50.6%
  • Wayne County 48.0%
  • State 49.4%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Flat Rock 21.0
  • Wayne County 19.8
  • Michigan 21.0

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.8
  • Wayne County 3.6
  • State 3.6

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Here 1.8
  • County 2.0
  • Michigan 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.9
  • Wayne County 1.7
  • State 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 3.8
  • County 3.3
  • State 3.6

The average Flat Rock resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty one percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Flat Rock residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 49 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.8
  • Wayne County 2.1
  • State 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 15.0%
  • County 16.3%
  • Michigan 16.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 21.2%
  • Wayne County 20.9%
  • State 21.3%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Flat Rock 48.9%
  • Wayne County 44.7%
  • Michigan 46.5%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Flat Rock 3.1
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.7
  • Wayne County 3.3
  • Michigan 2.9

Average number of teeth

  • Here 23.7
  • County 22.7
  • State 22.8

The average height of Flat Rock residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 181 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Thirty six percent of people living here are obese. Forty eight percent have ever been obese. Thirty nine percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 67.0
  • County 66.7
  • Michigan 66.9

Average weight (pounds)

  • Flat Rock 180.8
  • County 183.7
  • Michigan 181.4

Average BMI

  • Flat Rock 28.7
  • Wayne County 29.3
  • Michigan 28.8

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 36.1%
  • County 41.0%
  • State 37.8%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Flat Rock 47.8%
  • County 52.3%
  • Michigan 49.5%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Flat Rock 38.8%
  • Wayne County 34.7%
  • State 35.4%

Sixty five percent of Flat Rock residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty five percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty three percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fourteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 64.7%
  • Wayne County 62.1%
  • State 64.4%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Flat Rock 24.6%
  • Wayne County 21.2%
  • State 23.7%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Flat Rock 22.8%
  • County 19.3%
  • State 21.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 3.1%
  • Michigan 3.1%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Here 13.6%
  • County 9.8%
  • Michigan 12.6%

Eight percent of people living in Flat Rock have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty seven percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • Wayne County 11.3%
  • Michigan 10.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 46.9%
  • County 48.3%
  • Michigan 47.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Wayne County 3.8%
  • State 3.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Flat Rock residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.0
  • County 1.2
  • State 1.1

Eleven percent of Flat Rock residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Seventy percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Thirty two percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Eighteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty four percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty five percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 11.2%
  • Wayne County 9.9%
  • Michigan 11.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Flat Rock 5.5%
  • County 5.8%
  • Michigan 5.7%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Flat Rock 69.6%
  • County 63.8%
  • State 68.1%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Here 32.1%
  • Wayne County 23.4%
  • State 28.8%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Flat Rock 18.3%
  • County 13.2%
  • State 16.1%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 23.7%
  • County 17.7%
  • State 21.8%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 45.2%
  • Wayne County 36.2%
  • Michigan 41.6%

Seventy six percent of people living in Flat Rock are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Flat Rock 75.9%
  • County 74.3%
  • State 75.0%

Twenty percent of people living in Flat Rock have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty four percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty two percent of people in Flat Rock frequently check their blood cholesterol. Seventeen percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • Wayne County 25.3%
  • Michigan 23.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Flat Rock 23.9%
  • Wayne County 25.0%
  • State 24.9%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 41.7%
  • Wayne County 44.2%
  • State 42.5%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Flat Rock 16.5%
  • County 19.1%
  • Michigan 19.0%

Forty two percent of people living in Flat Rock use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Here 42.4%
  • Wayne County 26.8%
  • State 35.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twenty five percent of Flat Rock residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty seven percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty three percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty three percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty seven percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Nineteen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Twelve percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Flat Rock 25.5%
  • County 26.7%
  • Michigan 26.0%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Flat Rock 26.5%
  • County 26.7%
  • Michigan 26.7%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Flat Rock 43.1%
  • Wayne County 39.7%
  • Michigan 41.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 52.9%
  • Wayne County 50.0%
  • Michigan 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Flat Rock 26.6%
  • Wayne County 29.1%
  • State 27.7%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Flat Rock 20.6%
  • County 20.4%
  • Michigan 21.1%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Flat Rock 19.3%
  • Wayne County 18.2%
  • Michigan 19.0%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 12.5%
  • County 13.9%
  • Michigan 13.4%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • Wayne County 4.2%
  • Michigan 4.2%

Flat Rock residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Flat Rock 2.0
  • Wayne County 2.0
  • State 2.1

Eighty two percent of people living in Flat Rock have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Nine percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 5.2 days per month on average. They have 5.3 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 22 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 82.0%
  • County 76.6%
  • Michigan 80.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • Wayne County 12.0%
  • State 10.5%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Flat Rock 5.2
  • Wayne County 4.6
  • Michigan 5.1

Average drinks/week

  • Flat Rock 5.3
  • Wayne County 5.5
  • State 5.6

Average days/year people drink much

  • Flat Rock 22.0
  • County 23.3
  • Michigan 23.7

Ninety seven percent of Flat Rock residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety four percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Seven percent of males in Flat Rock have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety eight percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Ninety one percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty three percent have ever had anal sex. Twelve percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Flat Rock were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 23 women. He has vaginal sex with 19 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.1 men on average. They have had 1.8 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Flat Rock were 19 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Six percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Flat Rock has vaginal or anal sex 65 times a year. Sixty percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Flat Rock 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 10 men on average. They have had nine male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.5 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Eighty six percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Flat Rock 97.3%
  • Wayne County 97.3%
  • State 97.2%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 94.2%
  • Wayne County 94.4%
  • Michigan 94.3%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Here 89.1%
  • County 83.1%
  • Michigan 86.7%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 48.3%
  • Wayne County 45.9%
  • Michigan 47.8%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Flat Rock 6.7%
  • County 5.3%
  • State 5.8%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 97.7%
  • Wayne County 97.0%
  • State 97.3%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Flat Rock 90.9%
  • County 78.3%
  • Michigan 84.8%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Flat Rock 43.2%
  • County 36.4%
  • Michigan 39.0%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Flat Rock 11.5%
  • County 13.7%
  • State 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Flat Rock 16.9
  • County 16.6
  • Michigan 16.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Flat Rock 23.4
  • Wayne County 30.8
  • State 27.3

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Flat Rock 19.4
  • County 24.1
  • Michigan 21.5

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 21.2
  • Wayne County 22.3
  • State 21.6

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Flat Rock 4.9
  • Wayne County 4.4
  • State 5.2

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 3.1
  • Wayne County 1.7
  • State 2.4

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Flat Rock 1.8
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.4

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Here 19.1
  • Wayne County 19.9
  • State 19.8

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 5.2
  • County 3.8
  • Michigan 4.7

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 6.3%
  • County 13.2%
  • State 9.2%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Here 64.7
  • County 57.2
  • State 60.7

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Flat Rock 60.0%
  • Wayne County 49.4%
  • State 54.8%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Flat Rock 10.2
  • County 11.9
  • State 11.3

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Flat Rock 9.4
  • Wayne County 9.8
  • Michigan 9.9

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.5
  • County 0.6
  • Michigan 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Flat Rock 85.6%
  • Wayne County 76.9%
  • Michigan 82.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Nine percent of households in Flat Rock use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • Wayne County 11.5%
  • Michigan 10.3%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 4.3%

Flat Rock residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Thirty two percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Flat Rock 6.8
  • County 6.7
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Flat Rock 32.4%
  • Wayne County 28.7%
  • State 31.4%

Fifty percent of Flat Rock residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Flat Rock 50.1%
  • County 55.2%
  • Michigan 52.0%

Twenty two percent of Flat Rock residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Twenty nine percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty three percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty seven percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.3 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Flat Rock 22.4%
  • County 19.6%
  • Michigan 21.6%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 40.2%
  • County 35.1%
  • State 37.9%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Flat Rock 29.2%
  • County 31.4%
  • State 30.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 22.6%
  • Wayne County 20.1%
  • Michigan 20.2%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Flat Rock 47.0%
  • County 39.3%
  • Michigan 42.8%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.3
  • County 6.1
  • State 6.1

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.6
  • County 2.9
  • Michigan 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Flat Rock 1.3
  • Wayne County 1.3
  • State 1.3

Ten percent of Flat Rock residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty five percent are overweight. Seventeen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eleven percent of people living in Flat Rock have ever received a blood transfusion. Seventeen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty five percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Four percent have ever been told they had gout. Three percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Two percent have ever had emphysema. Eight percent have another thyroid problem. Four percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Nine percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 10.0%
  • County 10.8%
  • Michigan 10.8%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.7%
  • County 4.7%
  • State 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.5%
  • County 3.1%
  • State 3.8%

People with overweight (%)

  • Flat Rock 34.7%
  • Wayne County 34.7%
  • Michigan 34.2%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Here 17.1%
  • Wayne County 18.9%
  • State 19.6%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 10.7%
  • Wayne County 12.0%
  • State 11.6%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Here 16.7%
  • County 19.8%
  • Michigan 18.7%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 24.7%
  • County 24.6%
  • State 25.6%

People with gout (%)

  • Flat Rock 3.7%
  • Wayne County 3.9%
  • Michigan 3.9%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Flat Rock 2.7%
  • County 3.5%
  • Michigan 3.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Flat Rock 2.8%
  • Wayne County 2.8%
  • Michigan 3.1%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Flat Rock 2.1%
  • County 2.0%
  • State 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Flat Rock 3.3%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 3.7%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 4.0%
  • State 3.8%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Flat Rock 2.4%
  • Wayne County 2.6%
  • Michigan 3.1%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 7.7%
  • Wayne County 6.4%
  • State 7.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 3.7%
  • Wayne County 3.6%
  • State 3.7%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Flat Rock 2.2%
  • Wayne County 2.7%
  • State 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 8.5%
  • County 7.3%
  • Michigan 8.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty two percent of births in Flat Rock were vaginal deliveries. Thirty eight percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.4 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty one percent of women breastfeed their children. Twenty one percent of women in Flat Rock have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eleven percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Ten percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Eighteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Nineteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Flat Rock 62.2%
  • County 64.3%
  • Michigan 64.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Flat Rock 37.8%
  • County 35.7%
  • State 35.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Flat Rock 99.4%
  • Wayne County 99.0%
  • Michigan 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Flat Rock 59.7%
  • County 60.4%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 60.6%
  • Wayne County 48.6%
  • State 54.4%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Flat Rock 21.4%
  • Wayne County 22.0%
  • Michigan 22.2%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • Wayne County 10.8%
  • State 11.8%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 79.3%
  • County 72.8%
  • State 75.4%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • Wayne County 6.6%
  • State 8.3%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Flat Rock 17.7%
  • Wayne County 19.6%
  • Michigan 16.7%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Flat Rock 19.1%
  • County 14.7%
  • State 18.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Flat Rock report their general health condition on average at 58 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 41 percent of Flat Rock residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Nine percent of people living in Flat Rock are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 58.2%
  • County 54.2%
  • State 56.1%

Blood donors (%)

  • Flat Rock 5.2%
  • Wayne County 4.1%
  • State 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Flat Rock 40.8%
  • Wayne County 45.6%
  • Michigan 41.1%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 8.9%
  • County 8.8%
  • State 8.7%

People in Flat Rock spend $361 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 22 percent of their income. The average family in Flat Rock spends $75 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $157 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $26 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $361
  • Wayne County $351
  • Michigan $358

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Flat Rock 22.4%
  • Wayne County 25.6%
  • Michigan 23.7%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $75
  • Wayne County $74
  • Michigan $72

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Wayne County 4.5%
  • State 4.3%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $157
  • Wayne County $127
  • Michigan $141

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 8.0%
  • Wayne County 6.6%
  • Michigan 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Flat Rock $26
  • Wayne County $25
  • Michigan $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Flat Rock 1.3%
  • Wayne County 1.3%
  • State 1.3%

People living in Flat Rock report their general condition of hearing on average at 80 percent. Eighty percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Nineteen percent of Flat Rock population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty two percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Sixteen percent of people in Flat Rock had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Flat Rock 79.9%
  • County 80.4%
  • Michigan 79.2%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 79.8%
  • County 81.3%
  • Michigan 78.9%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 95.5%
  • County 95.6%
  • Michigan 95.0%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Flat Rock 19.4%
  • County 18.2%
  • State 19.9%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 41.9%
  • County 40.3%
  • State 42.8%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Flat Rock 16.2%
  • Wayne County 15.1%
  • State 15.8%

Twenty five percent of Flat Rock residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Flat Rock 24.9%
  • Wayne County 26.2%
  • State 25.8%

Fifteen percent of Flat Rock residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty two percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Eight percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Eight percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Six percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 15.1%
  • County 18.5%
  • State 18.3%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Here 22.0%
  • County 24.3%
  • State 24.5%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • County 9.9%
  • State 9.2%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Flat Rock 7.9%
  • Wayne County 9.8%
  • Michigan 9.6%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Flat Rock 6.4%
  • County 8.7%
  • State 7.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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