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Statistics and Facts of Woodhaven Michigan

History
In 1950 small parts of the eastern section of Woodhaven were considered urbanized areas by the census.

Woodhaven was incorporated as a village in 1961, and was named after Woodhaven, a village in the Borough of Queens, New York City. It re-incorporated as a city on December 7, 1965.

Wayne County

Population in July 2007: 12,988. Population change since 2000: +6.2%
Males: 6,395 (49.2%)
Females: 6,593 (50.8%)

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Michigan median age: 35.5 years

Zip codes: 48183

Estimated median household income in 2007: $67,652 (it was $64,954 in 2000)
Woodhaven: $67,652
Michigan: $47,950

Estimated median house or condo value in 2007: $215,798 (it was $151,200 in 2000)
Woodhaven: $215,798
Michigan: $153,100

Mean prices in 2007: All housing units: $213,894; Detached houses: $224,471; Townhouses or other attached units: $192,730; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,320; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $66,500; Mobile homes: $17,278

2008 cost of living index in Woodhaven: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (19.9%), Polish (16.6%), Irish (13.1%), Italian (11.2%), English (9.1%), French (8.0%)

Elevation: 595 feet

Land area: 6.47 square miles. Population density: 2007 people per square mile (low)

For population 25 years and over in Woodhaven
High school or higher: 87.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
Unemployed: 3.0%

Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Woodhaven city
Never married: 26.0%
Now married: 59.0%
Separated: 0.8%
Widowed: 4.5%
Divorced: 9.6%

658 residents are foreign born
This city: 5.3%
Michigan: 5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Woodhaven: 1.7% ($2,645)
Michigan: 1.3% ($1,461)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Taylor, MI (7.0 miles, pop. 65,868)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (18.9 miles, pop. 951,270)

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (229.3 miles, pop. 2,896,016)

Nearest cities: Trenton, MI (1.5 miles), Flat Rock, MI (1.7 miles), Gibraltar, MI (1.9 miles), Riverview, MI (2.0 miles), Grosse Ile, MI (2.0 miles), Rockwood, MI (2.0 miles), South Rockwood, MI (2.3 miles), Southgate, MI (2.3 miles)

Latitude: 42.13 N, Longitude: 83.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -169 (-1.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 740 (11.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 734

Population change in the 1990s: +986 (+8.5%)

Hospitals/medical centers near Woodhaven:
OAKWOOD SOUTHSHORE MEDICAL CENTER (about 2 miles; TRENTON, MI)
RIVERSIDE OSTEOPATHIC HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; TRENTON, MI)
HENRY FORD WYANDOTTE HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WYANDOTTE, MI)

Amtrak stations near Woodhaven:
12 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)
13 miles: DEARBORN (16121 MICHIGAN AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.
19 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.

Operable nuclear power plant near Woodhaven:
10 miles: Fermi 2 in Newport, MI

Local government website: WWW.CITYOFWOODHAVEN-MI.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woodhaven:
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; DETROIT, MI; Full-time enrollment: 20,389)
MARYGROVE COLLEGE (about 9 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 5,301)
WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 9 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,414)
UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY (about 9 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,119)
DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-EASTERN REGION-DEARBORN (about 10 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 2,247)
HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 6,572)
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN (about 13 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 5,574)

Public elementary/middle schools in Woodhaven:
Patrick Henry Middle School (Students: 833; Location: 24825 HALL ROAD; Grades: 8 - 9)
Bates Elementary School (Students: 518; Location: 22811 GUDITH ROAD; Grades: KG - 5)
Yake Elementary School (Students: 515; Location: 16400 CARTER ROAD; Grades: KG - 5)
Erving Elementary School (Students: 480; Location: 24175 HALL ROAD; Grades: KG - 5)
Frank E. Weiss Elementary School (Students: 313; Location: 26631 REAUME ROAD; Grades: KG - 5)

Average household size:
This city: 2.6 people
Michigan: 2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city: 73.0%
Whole state: 68.0%

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2007:
This city: 3.3%
Whole state: 10.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2007:
This city: 1.9%
Whole state: 4.8%

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