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Overview

Introduction to Roseville, Michigan

Roseville, Michigan, in Macomb county, is 2 miles W of St. Clair Shores, Michigan and 12 miles NE of Detroit, Michigan. The city is conveniently located inside the Detroit metropolitan area.

Roseville History

Roseville was made a part of Orange Township in 1837 when Michigan became a state. The name Roseville derives from the Roseville Post Office, which was established in 1836 by William Rose. The area was incorporated as the Village of Roseville in 1926. It became a city in the year 1958.

Roseville and nearby Attractions

  • Rotary Park
  • Kiwanis Park
  • Galaxy Amusement Center
  • Detroit Historical Museum
  • Hazel Park Harness Raceway
  • Charles H Wright Museum of African American History

Things To Do In Roseville

Since Roseville is near the beach, recreational activities in the area primarily revolve around it. The city’s recreation department arranges annual holiday celebrations, as well as other programs regularly.

Roseville Transportation

Detroit City Airport is nearby.

Roseville Higher Education

Macomb Community College is in the neighborhood. Other institutes of higher learning include the University of Phoenix and Lawrence Technological University.

People

Total Population 47,529
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 13.2%
Employed Population 16+ 20,931
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 37.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.8%
Median Earnings25+ $30,652
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,807
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,355

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,394
% Above Poverty Level 81.9%
% Below Poverty Level 18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.6%
Median Gross Rent $873
Median House Value $63,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.4%
US/American 0.1%
English 6.4%
Irish 12.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Roseville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles W of St. Clair Shores, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 12 miles NE of Detroit, Michigan
County Macomb
Standard Zip Codes 48066
Phone Area Codes 586
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.497
Longitude -82.937

Roseville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GROSSE POINTE FARMS
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 57 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Station DETROIT CITY AP
Distance 7.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 0 inches
Station DETROIT METRO AP
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Center Line 8,306 $49,034
Eastpointe 32,585 $49,297
Fraser 14,582 $71,337
Grosse Pointe Woods 15,859 $106,359
Harper Woods 13,964 $55,271
St. Clair Shores 59,888 $67,291

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Roseville Public Libraries

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Roseville Public Library
29777 GRATIOT AVENUE
Roseville, Michigan
(586) 445-5407
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Roseville High Schools

ROSEVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
17855 COMMON ROAD
586-445-5542
Serves 1,414 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.1

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