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Overview

Introduction to Center Line, Michigan

Center Line, Michigan, in Macomb county, is 1 mile N of Warren, Michigan (center to center) and 10 miles N of Detroit, Michigan. The city’s population is approximately 8,531.

Center Line History

In the mid-nineteenth century, Center Line was known as Kunrod’s Corner. It is completely surrounded by the largest city in Macomb County, Warren. The earliest settlers arrived in this area in 1837. It was officially incorporated as a village in 1925 and again as a city in 1936.

Center Line and nearby Attractions

  • Detroit Zoo
  • Children's Museum
  • Fox Theater Building
  • Stony Creek Metropark
  • Mount Holly
  • Historic Fort Wayne

Things To Do In Center Line

Local museums include the Cranbrook Educational Community, the Children's Museum, the Motown Historical Museum, and the Dearborn Historical Museum. The Addison Oaks County Park, Algonac State Park, the Bald Mountain Recreation Area, and the Dodge 4 State Park are some of the nearby parks and recreational destinations. Local historical sites include the Fox Theater Building, Fair Lane and Historic Fort Wayne.

Center Line Transportation

Oakland County International Airport is located nearby.

Center Line Higher Education

The Baker College of Auburn Hills, Oakland Community College, the College for Creative Studies and Wayne State University are some of the local colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,313
Male Share of the Population46.1%
Female Share of the Population53.9%
Senior Citizens16.3%
Employed Population 16+3,630
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married34.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.6%
Median Earnings25+$28,986
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,147
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,433

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,350
% Above Poverty Level80.2%
% Below Poverty Level19.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone40.7%
Median Gross Rent$618
Median House Value$59,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)24.9%
German24.3%
Polish13.1%
Irish13.1%
English7.9%
Italian6.4%
Canadian3.6%
French Except Basque2.5%
Greek2.1%
Arab1.8%
Danishn1.4%
Scottish1.4%
Welsh1%
Croatian1%
Russian1%
Ukrainian0.8%
Belgian0.8%
Slovak0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Egyptian0.5%
Iraqi0.5%
Dutch0.4%
Palestinian0.4%
Romanian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Maltese0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Finnish0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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Center Line Almanac

CategoryValue
County Macomb County
Standard Zip Codes48015
Phone Area Codes586
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.48
Approximate Longitude-83.02

Center Line Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDETROIT CITY AP
Distance6 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip0 inches
StationDEARBORN
Distance15.7 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationDETROIT METRO AP
Distance23.4 miles
Jan Temp18 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp43 to 61 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Eastpointe32,648$51,913
Fraser14,620$74,364
Hazel Park16,587$44,039
Madison Heights30,168$55,404
Roseville47,606$48,973

Center Line Public Libraries

Center Line Public Library
7345 WEINGARTZ STREET
Center Line, Michigan
(586) 758-8274

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Center Line Public Schools

Academy 21
26400 Arsenal Avenue
ZIP: 48015
(586) 510-2000
Other
Total Enrollment 185
Center Line High School
26300 Arsenal
ZIP: 48015
(586) 510-2100
High
Total Enrollment 740
Michigan Mathematics And Science Academy
8155 Ritter
ZIP: 48015
(586) 920-2163
Other
Total Enrollment 527
Rising Stars Academy
23855 Lawrence
ZIP: 48015
(586) 405-9473
High
Total Enrollment 31
Wolfe Middle School
8640 Mckinley
ZIP: 48015
(586) 510-2300
Middle
Total Enrollment 621
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