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Overview

Introduction to Adrian, Michigan

Adrian, Michigan, in Lenawee county, is 29 miles NW of Toledo, Ohio. The city is in the Ann Arbor area.

Adrian History

Addison J. Comstock was the first settler to arrive in this area. He acquired over 1,000 acres of land in this region and settled down here in 1826. The town was known as Logan until 1828. However, Comstock's wife persuaded him to change the name to Adrian in honor of the Roman emperor, Hadrian. In 1838, the legislature officially adopted the name Adrian.

Adrian and nearby Attractions

  • Lenawee Historical Society Museum
  • Croswell Opera House
  • Adrian Area Chamber Of Commerce
  • Oakwood Cemetery
  • Lake Adrian
  • Deerfield Park

Things To Do In Adrian

The city of Adrian is near a number of historic sites and museums. From here, one can visit Historic Fort Wayne, the Croswell Opera House or the Fallen Timbers Memorial. This memorial is located near the site of the 1794 battle of Fallen Timbers. There are a number of pristine lakes, including Lake Adrian and Wolf Creek. The Hidden Lake Gardens and Deerfield Park also provide recreational facilities for both adults and children.

Adrian Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.

Adrian Higher Education

Residents of Adrian can pursue higher educational opportunities at Siena Heights University or at Adrian College. Other higher educational institutes nearby include the Washtenaw Community College, Owens Community College-Toledo Campus and the University of Toledo.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,800
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens16.6%
Employed Population 16+8,146
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married32.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.3%
Median Earnings25+$26,544
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,574
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,024

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,977
% Above Poverty Level73%
% Below Poverty Level27%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone36%
Median Gross Rent$710
Median House Value$69,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28%
Irish12.7%
English8.8%
Polish3.9%
French Except Basque2.9%
Italian2.7%
Dutch2.5%
Swedish2%
Scottish1.8%
Canadian1.1%
Russian0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Norwegian0.4%
African0.4%
Czech0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Arab0.3%
Greek0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Slovak0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Croatian0.1%
German0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Zimbabwean0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Adrian Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lenawee County
Standard Zip Codes49221
Phone Area Codes517
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude41.89
Approximate Longitude-84.04

Adrian Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationADRIAN 2 NNE
Distance1.7 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip35.2 inches
StationMILAN 4 ESE
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip30.4 inches
StationTOLEDO EXPRESS AP
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip33.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blissfield3,200$57,315
Britton685$68,000
Clayton345$36,500
Deerfield838$67,500
Onsted941$60,417
Tecumseh8,370$64,844

Adrian Public Libraries

Adrian Public Library
143 EAST MAUMEE STREET
Adrian, Michigan
(517) 265-2265
Lenawee District Library
4459 WEST US 223
Adrian, Michigan
(517) 263-1011

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Adrian Hospitals

Promedica Bixby Hospital
(Non-profit)
818 Riverside Avenue

Adrian Public Schools

Adrian Adult And Alternative Education
726 Elm St
ZIP: 49221
(517) 263-1332
Other
Total Enrollment 55
Adrian High School
785 Riverside Ave
ZIP: 49221
(517) 263-2181
High
Total Enrollment 851
Adrian Middle School 5/6 Building
340 East Church St
ZIP: 49221
(517) 265-8122
Middle
Total Enrollment 421
Adrian Middle School 7/8 Building
615 Springbrook Ave
ZIP: 49221
(517) 263-0543
Middle
Total Enrollment 474
Alexander Elementary School
520 Cherry St
ZIP: 49221
(517) 263-9533
Primary
Total Enrollment 375
Jcc/lisd Academy: A Regional Middle College
1372 N. Main St.
ZIP: 49221
(517) 266-6982
High
Total Enrollment 42
Lincoln Elementary School
158 South Scott St
ZIP: 49221
(517) 265-8544
Primary
Total Enrollment 295
Madison Elementary School
3498 Treat Hwy
ZIP: 49221
(517) 263-0744
Primary
Total Enrollment 795
Madison High School
3498 Treat Hwy
ZIP: 49221
(517) 263-0742
High
Total Enrollment 389
Madison Middle School
3498 Treat Hwy
ZIP: 49221
(517) 263-0743
Middle
Total Enrollment 368
Maurice Spear Campus
2910 Airport Rd
ZIP: 49221
(517) 263-5021
Other
Total Enrollment 35
Michener Elementary School
104 Dawes Ave
ZIP: 49221
(517) 263-9002
Primary
Total Enrollment 296
Milton C. Porter Ed. Center
2946 Sutton Rd
ZIP: 49221
(517) 263-8931
Other
Total Enrollment 98
Prairie Elementary School
2568 Airport Hwy
ZIP: 49221
(517) 265-5082
Primary
Total Enrollment 242
Sutton Elementary School
2780 Sutton Rd
ZIP: 49221
(517) 423-2367
Primary
Total Enrollment 304

Adrian Private Schools

Lenawee Christian School
111 Wolf Creek Hwy
ZIP: 49221
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 513
St Joseph Academy
1267 E Siena Heights Dr
ZIP: 49221
Elementary
Total Enrollment 39
St Stephen Lutheran School
632 S Madison St
ZIP: 49221
Elementary
Total Enrollment 57
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