Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 9,114 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 
Males: 4,392  (48.2%)
Females: 4,722  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

44.3 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48236.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $154,199 (it was $100,153 in 2000)
Grosse Pointe Farms:

$154,199
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $73,011 (it was $54,846 in 2000)

Grosse Pointe Farms city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $422,391 (it was $294,000 in 2000)
Grosse Pointe Farms:

$422,391
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $175,549; detached houses: $179,660; townhouses or other attached units: $202,138; in 2-unit structures: $119,579; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $139,588; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $146,008; mobile homes: $27,817

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,460.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grosse Pointe Farms: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.5%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (2019)
    • 8,47892.9%White alone
    • 2592.8%Hispanic
    • 1641.8%Black alone
    • 1011.1%Asian alone
    • 1021.1%Two or more races

Races in Grosse Pointe Farms detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan as of June 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grosse Pointe Farms is 4,585 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Grosse Pointe Farms by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.0)
1
(11.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(21.5)
1
(11.0)
4
(46.0)
1
(11.8)
3
(36.5)
1
(10.6)
2
(21.3)
4
(43.1)
4
(43.1)
1
(10.8)
2
(21.8)
2
(22.0)
1
(11.0)
3
(32.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(32.3)
4
(44.0)
9
(103.5)
5
(58.9)
4
(48.7)
6
(63.3)
3
(32.0)
3
(32.4)
2
(21.6)
2
(21.6)
1
(10.9)
3
(32.9)
4
(43.9)
5
(54.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(258.0)
21
(230.8)
12
(137.9)
11
(129.5)
17
(206.9)
13
(137.2)
25
(266.3)
20
(215.7)
20
(215.7)
7
(75.7)
14
(152.4)
15
(164.7)
14
(153.6)
4
(43.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
132
(1,419)
141
(1,550)
119
(1,368)
88
(1,036)
89
(1,083)
122
(1,288)
81
(862.7)
57
(614.8)
87
(938.2)
72
(779.1)
125
(1,360)
95
(1,043)
73
(800.8)
64
(702.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(311.8)
42
(461.6)
32
(367.9)
31
(364.9)
11
(133.9)
12
(126.7)
8
(85.2)
12
(129.4)
9
(97.1)
10
(108.2)
18
(195.9)
3
(32.9)
3
(32.9)
12
(131.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index112.7135.9137.595.098.987.172.769.577.652.7119.969.166.371.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI

Crime rate in Grosse Pointe Farms detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 37 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.51
Michigan average:

1.74
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Ancestries: American (21.8%), Irish (9.0%), German (8.1%), Italian (7.1%), European (6.8%), English (5.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 605 feet

Land area: 2.70 square miles.

Population density: 3,378 people per square mile   (average).

Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan map

492 residents are foreign born (2.8% Europe, 1.7% Asia, 0.6% North America).

This city:

5.4%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,500 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $6,315 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Clair Shores, MI (5.7 miles , pop. 63,096).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (10.4 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (248.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Grosse Pointe, MI (1.1 miles ),
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI (1.5 miles ),
Grosse Pointe Park, MI (1.5 miles ),
Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (1.6 miles ),
Harper Woods, MI (1.6 miles ),
Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI (1.9 miles ),
Eastpointe, MI (2.2 miles ),
St. Clair Shores, MI (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 82.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -779 (-8.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 870 (20.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI in 2019
Grosse Pointe Farms satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $362,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $531,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $486,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $1,129,300
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $900,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $389,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $675,300
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $541,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $332,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $850,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $866,200
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $735,500
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $706,200
  • 2017: 10 buildings, average cost: $620,500
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $906,000
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $445,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Grosse Pointe Farms, MI residents
Average permit cost in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

11.3%
Michigan:

6.3%
Historical population in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Historical housing units in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Most common industries in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.4%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (21.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (11.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.2%)
  • Health care (17.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Public administration (2.7%)
Most common occupations in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Lawyers (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Top executives (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Lawyers (12.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Top executives (8.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8.3%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Registered nurses (6.3%)
  • Lawyers (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)

Average climate in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.4. This is worse than average.

City:

90.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.479. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.479
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.953. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.953
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00599. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00599
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Grosse Pointe Farms-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Grosse Pointe Farms city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 tornado 15.7 miles away from the city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grosse Pointe Farms-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 143.5 miles away from Grosse Pointe Farms center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 105.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 150.0 miles away from Grosse Pointe Farms center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 295.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 406.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/2019 at 14:50:45, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from Grosse Pointe Farms center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grosse Pointe Farms topographic map

Main business address for: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS INC (RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-GROSSE POINTE (159 KERCHEVAL AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • RIVERVIEW HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER NORTH (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • GROSSE POINT DIALYSIS OF DAVITA (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • ST JOHN HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • BEAUMONT HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; GROSSE POINTE, MI)
  • COTTAGE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; GROSSE POINTE, MI)
  • DAVITA - CADIEUX (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; DETROIT, MI)
  • ST ANNES CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; DETROIT, MI)

Amtrak stations near Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • 7 miles: WINDSOR (298 WALKER RD.) . Services: ticket office.
  • 10 miles: DETROIT (11 W. BALTIMORE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 14 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • Macomb Community College (about 8 miles; Warren, MI; Full-time enrollment: 15,669)
  • Wayne State University (about 10 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 20,204)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 10 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 10,554)
  • Baker College of Clinton Township (about 11 miles; Clinton Township, MI; FT enrollment: 3,413)
  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 13 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 3,406)
  • Baker College of Allen Park (about 18 miles; Allen Park, MI; FT enrollment: 2,693)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 18 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 6,712)

Public high school in Grosse Pointe Farms:

Public elementary/middle schools in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • BROWNELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 676, Location: 260 CHALFONTE AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • KERBY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 374, Location: 285 KERBY RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • RICHARD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 176 MCKINLEY AVE, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • ST PAUL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 496, Location: 170 GROSSE POINTE BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Grosse Pointe Farms

Library in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • GROSSE POINTE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,295,529; Location: 10 KERCHEVAL AVENUE; 184,043 books; 1,303 e-books; 24,790 audio materials; 20,863 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 475 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Macomb Bertz Airport no longer exists.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Grosse Pointe Farms: Detroit Country Club (A), Grosse Point Farms Courthouse (B), Henry Ford Medical Center - Grosse Pointe Farms Pierso (C), Bon Secours Shorepointe Family Physicians Building (D), Grosse Pointe Farms Department of Public Safety Fire Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Grosse Pointe Farms: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Grosse Pointe Farms include: Grosse Pointe Memorial Church (A), Grosse Pointe United Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Paul Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Grosse Pointe Farms include: Grosse Pointe Academy Historical Marker (1), Grosse Pointe Farms Sewage Pumping Station Historical Marker (2), Grosse Pointe Farms Water Filtration Plant Historical Marker (3), Grosse Pointe High School Historical Marker (4), Grosse Poine Memorial Church Historical Marker (5), Pere Gabriel Richard Elementary School Historical Marker (6), Russell A Alger House "The Moorings" Historical Marker (7), Saint Paul Catholic Church Historical Marker (8), Saint Paul Rectory and Parish House Historical Marker (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Joseph Leopold Imesch - Catholic bishop.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grosse Pointe Farms that have no violations reported:

  • GROSSE POINTE FARMS (Population served: 9,479, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

74.5%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Grosse Pointe Farms (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Grosse Point The Hill Banking Center at 66 Kercheval, branch established on 2004/12/20. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Grosse Pointe Farms Branch at 1 Kercheval Avenue, branch established on 1991/09/09. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Kercheval Avenue at 131 Kercheval Avenue, branch established on 1986/06/30. 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
  • Talmer Bank and Trust: Grosse Pointe Branch at 121 Kercheval, branch established on 2006/06/05. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $2,126.7 mil, Deposits: $1,722.6 mil, headquarters in Troy, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: Talmer Bancorp Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Mack-Moross Road Branch at 460 Moross Road, branch established on 1960/01/27. 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.
  • The Northern Trust Company: Grosse Pointe Farms Branch at 120 Kercheval Avenue, branch established on 2003/08/18. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $99,831.2 mil, Deposits: $84,041.7 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, International Specialization, 91 total offices, Holding Company: Northern Trust Corporation
  • The PrivateBank and Trust Company: The Bank Of Grosse Pointe Branch at 63 Kercheval, branch established on 2003/01/02. Info updated 2010/11/19: Bank assets: $12,392.4 mil, Deposits: $10,542.5 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices, Holding Company: Privatebancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Grosse Pointe Farms:

Marital status in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 69.6%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • High school or higher: 98.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 34.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Grosse Pointe Farms
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grosse Pointe Farms, MI (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic297,283151
Evangelical Protestant183,985527
Black Protestant124,432282
Mainline Protestant85,387231
Other79,840116
Orthodox17,58023
None1,032,077-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 556
This county:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

11.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

33.2%
Michigan:

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

12.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

59.1%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

59.4%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Grosse Pointe Farms:

27.9
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Grosse Pointe Farms:

18.3%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.6%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

64.1%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Grosse Pointe Farms:

80.2%
State:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grosse Pointe Farms, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 33$228,030$82,9200$0
Streets and Highways 14$77,754$66,6461$3,794
Water Supply 8$43,713$65,5703$4,085
Financial Administration 6$34,955$69,9100$0
Solid Waste Management 6$25,955$51,9100$0
Police - Other 5$22,175$53,2206$7,673
Parks and Recreation 4$19,861$59,58323$15,930
Firefighters 4$26,700$80,1000$0
Judicial and Legal 3$13,521$54,0843$4,216
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$11,795$70,7706$15,145
Other Government Administration 2$9,479$56,8747$674
Other and Unallocable 1$5,584$67,0080$0
Sewerage 1$6,653$79,8360$0
Totals for Government 89$526,175$70,94549$51,518

Grosse Pointe Farms government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,188,000 ($898.40)
    Sewerage: $7,519,000 ($824.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,572,000 ($172.48)
    Regular Highways: $1,503,000 ($164.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,230,000 ($134.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $457,000 ($50.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $307,000 ($33.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $125,000 ($13.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Sewerage: $2,737,000 ($300.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $302,000 ($33.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,651,000 ($839.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $320,000 ($35.11)

Grosse Pointe Farms government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $8,066,000 ($885.01)
    Parking Facilities: $210,000 ($23.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $61,000 ($6.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $938,000 ($102.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $521,000 ($57.16)
    Fines and Forfeits: $346,000 ($37.96)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($2.74)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $903,000 ($99.08)
    General Local Government Support: $870,000 ($95.46)
    Other: $38,000 ($4.17)
  • Tax - Property: $11,094,000 ($1217.25)
    Other License: $599,000 ($65.72)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($0.22)

Grosse Pointe Farms government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,249,000 ($2002.30)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,567,000 ($1708.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,084,000 ($448.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,402,000 ($153.83)

Grosse Pointe Farms government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,425,000 ($1034.12)

4.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($896 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oakland County, MI  1.09% ($53,755 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.58% ($34,674)
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.38% ($54,183)


4.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($740 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oakland County, MI  1.31% ($55,624 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  0.81% ($34,456)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.34% ($50,963)
Businesses in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
NameCountNameCount
Brooks Brothers1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1UPS3
Rite Aid1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, 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.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDMK (102.7 FM; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, 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.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grosse Pointe Farms:

  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
Grosse Pointe Farms fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Grosse Pointe Farms fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 90 Kerby Road (54211) (Lat: 42.406889 Lon: -82.891944), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: KNKA231
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2023, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 90 Kerby Rd (Lat: 42.406694 Lon: -82.892139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49 m, Call Sign: KNIW474, Licensee ID: L00335166,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/2004, Expiration Date: 01/24/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2015, Registrant: City Of Grosse Pointe Farms, 90 Kerby Rd, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236-3161, Phone: (313) 885-2100
  • 350 Lake Shore Farms (Lat: 42.407250 Lon: -82.886583), Type: Mast, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPQA346,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.937 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2015, Expiration Date: 04/17/2025, Certifier: Darrel Schurman, Registrant: Electronics Svc Center Inc, 127 Adams, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, Fax: (734) 662-7615
  • 159 Kercheval (Lat: 42.383917 Lon: -82.914361), Call Sign: WNIF400,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.875 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2002, Expiration Date: 09/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2012, Registrant: Henry Ford Health System, 159 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236, Phone: (313) 640-1000, Fax: (313) 640-2697, Email:
  • 171 Lake Shore Rd (Lat: 42.394639 Lon: -82.891222), Call Sign: WQFY279, Licensee ID: L01208427,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.535 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2006, Expiration Date: 11/03/2016, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2017, Certifier: Robert C Rochte, Registrant: The Grosse Pointe Academy, 171 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236, Phone: (313) 886-1221, Fax: (313) 886-1969, Email:
  • Lat: 42.412889 Lon: -82.893917, Call Sign: WQMD924,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.662 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.312 MHz, 467.362 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2020, Expiration Date: 07/12/2030, Certifier: Robert S Mccurdy, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 42.394500 Lon: -82.892417, Call Sign: WREN779,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.137 MHz, 464.287 MHz, Grant Date: 11/14/2019, Expiration Date: 11/14/2029, Certifier: Patrick Fabian, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • 276 Lakeshore Dr (Lat: 42.401694 Lon: -82.884917), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KZH431, Licensee ID: L00003919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 10/27/1999, Expiration Date: 12/22/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2005, Registrant: Crescent Sail Yacht Club, 276 Lakeshore Dr, Grosse Pointe, MI 48236
  • 6 Berkshire Pl (Lat: 42.385028 Lon: -82.898250), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WRD618,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/11/1994, Expiration Date: 08/11/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Grosse Pointe Club, 6 Berkshire Pl, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
  • 276 Lakeshore Drive (Lat: 42.401694 Lon: -82.884917), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQCY744, Licensee ID: L00003919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/24/2005, Expiration Date: 06/24/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2015, Certifier: Dennis Kwasny, Registrant: Crescent Sail Yacht Club

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grosse Pointe Farms)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED36$157,72280$272,888225$257,2624$127,2508$285,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$195,3335$481,40020$284,9500$04$159,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$156,0004$226,00077$284,5714$34,5001$1,415,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$214,7507$301,00029$217,7931$330,0002$344,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$08$203,2500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5506.00 , 5507.00, 5508.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED14$229,5714$216,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$166,0002$217,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$213,6001$196,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$255,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5506.00 , 5507.00, 5508.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of fire incidents - 26 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (72.6%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (12.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
    • 13572.6%Structure Fires
    • 2412.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 147.5%Other
    • 137.0%Outside Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
  • 95.8%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI
  • 89.8%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Electricity


Grosse Pointe Farms compared to Michigan state average:

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

Grosse Pointe Farms on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (1,000+ students)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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