Armada, Michigan

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Armada, Michigan

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High Points

Armada strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Armada Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Armada Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Armada Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Armada People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Armada Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Armada, Michigan

Comparing Armada to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 4 2
Age of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
College Educated Adults 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Working at Home 6 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Housing Recently Built 2 3
People Living Alone 2 1
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Armada Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NE of Rochester Hills, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 36 miles N of Detroit, Michigan
County Macomb
Standard Zip Codes 48005
Phone Area Codes 586
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.844
Longitude -82.884

Armada Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 43 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
Distance 25.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 35 to 54 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
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Armada Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,573 100%
Male 745 47.4%
Female 828 52.6%
Under 18 459 29.2%
18+ 1,114 70.8%
65+ 171 10.9%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.29
White 1,537 97.7%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 0.6%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 18 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 26 1.7%

Estimated Armada Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,650
Growth 77
Growth % 4.9%

Armada Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 24.4%
Polish 12.5%
US/American 11.1%
Irish 9.1%
Italian 8.7%
English 6.9%
French (except Basque) 4.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4%
Scottish 2.8%
Belgian 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.7%
French Canadian 2.5%
Dutch 1.7%
Canadian 1%
Slovak 0.9%
Finnish 0.6%
Armenian 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.5%
European 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
Romanian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Armada, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Armada Township (48005)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Armada 1,573 $69,917
Almont 2,803 $63,261
Emmett 251 $52,250
Memphis 1,129 $52,679
New Haven 3,071 $45,523
Richmond 4,897 $57,917
Romeo 3,721 $60,179

Armada Public Libraries

Armada Free Public Library
Armada, Michigan
(586) 784-5921
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Armada High Schools (2004)

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Student/teacher ratio: 21

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Student/teacher ratio: 28.7

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