Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor: Introduction
Ann Arbor: Geography and Climate
Ann Arbor: History
Ann Arbor: Population Profile
Ann Arbor: Municipal Government
Ann Arbor: Economy
Ann Arbor: Education and Research
Ann Arbor: Health Care
Ann Arbor: Recreation
Ann Arbor: Convention Facilities
Ann Arbor: Transportation
Ann Arbor: Communications

Ann Arbor

The City in Brief

Founded: 1824 (incorporated, 1833)

Head Official: Mayor John Hieftje (D) (since 2000)

City Population

1980: 107,966

1990: 109,608

2000: 114,024

2003 estimate: 114,498

Percent change, 1990-2000: 3.5%

U.S. rank in 1980: 146th

U.S. rank in 1990: 170th

U.S. rank in 2000: 195th

Metropolitan Area Population (Washtenaw County)

1980: 264,740

1990: 282,937

2000: 322,895

Percent change, 1990-2000: 14.1%

U.S. rank in 1990: 173rd

U.S. rank in 2000: 179th

Area: 27.0 square miles (2000)

Elevation: 802 feet above sea level

Average Annual Temperature: 49.2° F

Average Annual Precipitation: 30.67 inches

Major Economic Sectors: Government, services, manufacturing, trade, information technology

Unemployment Rate: 4.7% (February 2005)

Per Capita Income: $26,419 (1999)

2004 ACCRA Cost of Living Index: Not reported

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: 3,727

Major Colleges and Universities: University of Michigan; Washtenaw Community College

Daily Newspaper: The Ann Arbor News

Ann Arbor