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Overview

Introduction to Taylor, Michigan

Taylor, Michigan, in Wayne county, is 13 miles SW of Detroit, Michigan. The city is considered part of the Detroit metropolitan area. Taylor has a population of 65,868.

Taylor History

The township of Taylor was originally named as a tribute to Zachary Taylor, a national military hero in the 1840s. He later went on to become the 12th President of the United States. The Taylor Township was organized on March 16, 1847. The area included 24 square miles of land that were formerly a part of the Ecorse Township.

Taylor and nearby Attractions

  • Heritage Park
  • Taylor Parks & Recreation
  • Ford Rouge Factory
  • Riverview Recreation
  • Automotive Hall of Fame Library
  • Homer Howard Park

Things To Do In Taylor

The Heritage Park offers a wide variety of activities for people of all ages. It features soccer fields, a swimming pool, a playground, walking trails and picnic areas. There are also many restaurants in the city where you can head for a delightful culinary experience.

Taylor Transportation

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County is the nearest major airport.

Taylor Higher Education

Some of the colleges situated in the city include Taylortown School of Beauty Inc, Ross Medical Education Center and Theresa A. Morse School of Real Estate.

Demographics

People

Total Population61,648
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens15.3%
Employed Population 16+25,442
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married40%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.3%
Median Earnings25+$31,487
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,693
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,318

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,213
% Above Poverty Level80.2%
% Below Poverty Level19.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone29%
Median Gross Rent$846
Median House Value$81,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.8%
German15.2%
Irish12.4%
Polish9.4%
English5.9%
Italian4.8%
French Except Basque3.7%
Hungarian2.7%
Canadian1.8%
Scottish1.7%
Dutch0.9%
Arab0.8%
Swedish0.8%
Finnish0.7%
African0.6%
Lebanese0.5%
Greek0.5%
Romanian0.5%
Maltese0.4%
Czech0.4%
Russian0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
US/American0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Nigerian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Taylor Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wayne County
Standard Zip Codes48180
Phone Area Codes313,734
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.22
Approximate Longitude-83.26

Taylor 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 METRO AP
Distance3.3 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
StationDETROIT CITY AP
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip0 inches
StationANN ARBOR UNIV OF MICH
Distance23.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp62 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip35.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Allen Park27,406$81,664
Ecorse9,321$32,763
Inkster24,670$43,125
Lincoln Park37,028$53,524
Melvindale10,432$45,909
Southgate29,291$65,744

Taylor Public Libraries

Taylor Community Library
12303 PARDEE ROAD
Taylor, Michigan
(734) 287-4840

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Taylor Hospitals

Select Specialty Hospital-wyandotte
(Proprietary)
10000 Telegraph Road, 2nd Floor
Oakwood Heritage Hospital
(Non-profit)
10000 Telegraph Road

Taylor Public Schools

Bernice Mcdowell Elem. School
22929 Brest
ZIP: 48180
(734) 374-1240
Primary
Total Enrollment 321
Blair Moody Elementary School
8280 Hipp St
ZIP: 48180
(313) 295-5807
Primary
Total Enrollment 346
Clarence Randall Elem. School
8699 Robert St
ZIP: 48180
(313) 295-5809
Primary
Total Enrollment 629
Eureka Heights Elementary School
25125 Eureka Rd
ZIP: 48180
(734) 946-6597
Primary
Total Enrollment 342
Holland Elementary School
10201 Holland Rd
ZIP: 48180
(313) 295-5795
Primary
Total Enrollment 286
Hoover Middle School
27101 Beverly Rd
ZIP: 48180
(313) 295-5775
Middle
Total Enrollment 512
John F. Kennedy High School
13505 J F Kennedy Dr
ZIP: 48180
(734) 374-1229
High
Total Enrollment 1080
Kinyon Elementary School
10455 Monroe Blvd
ZIP: 48180
(313) 295-5802
Primary
Total Enrollment 415
Myers Elementary School
16201 Lauren St
ZIP: 48180
(734) 946-6602
Primary
Total Enrollment 345
Quest Charter Academy
24745 Van Born Rd
ZIP: 48180
(313) 299-0534
Primary
Total Enrollment 753
Robert J. West Middle School
10575 William St
ZIP: 48180
(313) 295-5783
Middle
Total Enrollment 527
Sixth Grade Academy
13500 Pine St
ZIP: 48180
(734) 374-1227
Middle
Total Enrollment 501
Taylor Exemplar Academy
26727 Goddard Rd
ZIP: 48180
(734) 941-7742
Primary
Total Enrollment 732
Taylor Parks Elementary School
20614 Pinecrest St
ZIP: 48180
(734) 374-1246
Primary
Total Enrollment 447
Taylor Preparatory High School
9540 Telegraph Rd
ZIP: 48180
(313) 668-2100
High
Total Enrollment 223
Taylor Virtual Learning Academy
9601 Westalke
ZIP: 48180
(313) 295-5757
Other
Total Enrollment 249
Titan Alternative High School
9551 Westlake St
ZIP: 48180
(313) 295-5738
High
Total Enrollment 74
Trillium Academy
15740 Racho Blvd
ZIP: 48180
(734) 374-8222
Other
Total Enrollment 674
Truman High School
11211 Beech Daly Rd
ZIP: 48180
(734) 946-6555
High
Total Enrollment 1051

Taylor Private Schools

Baptist Park School
12501 Telegraph Rd
ZIP: 48180
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 224
Oakwood Academy
26300 Goddard Rd
ZIP: 48180
Elementary
Total Enrollment 39
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