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Overview

Introduction to Woodhaven, Michigan

Woodhaven, Michigan, in Wayne county, is 7 miles S of Taylor, Michigan and 16 miles SW of . The city is conveniently located inside the Detroit metropolitan area.

Woodhaven History

The small parts of the eastern division of Woodhaven were considered urbanized areas by the census in 1950. Woodhaven was incorporated as a village in the year 1961. It was named after Woodhaven, which is a village in the Borough of Queens, New York City. Woodhaven was re-incorporated as a city on December 7, 1965.

Woodhaven and nearby Attractions

  • Trenton Parks & Recreation
  • Trenton Historical Museum
  • Haas Park Building
  • Lake Erie Metropark Golf Course
  • Elizabeth Park
  • Huron-Clinton Metroparks

Things To Do In Woodhaven

The department of parks & recreation of Woodhaven offers a variety of recreation opportunities for the city's people. It offers aerobics, yoga and gymnastics classes for people of all ages. The city also has lovely parks and open spaces where nature lovers can relax.

Woodhaven Transportation

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is close to the city.

Woodhaven Higher Education

The colleges situated nearby are Wayne State University, Marygrove College, Wayne County Community College District and Henry Ford Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,590
Male Share of the Population50.9%
Female Share of the Population49.1%
Senior Citizens15.2%
Employed Population 16+5,994
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married50.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23%
Median Earnings25+$40,817
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$38,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$34,274

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,750
% Above Poverty Level93%
% Below Poverty Level7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation3.2%

Housing

People Living Alone29.3%
Median Gross Rent$688
Median House Value$135,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.8%
German18.2%
Polish16%
Irish12.9%
Italian10.5%
English7.9%
French Except Basque5.2%
Hungarian3.6%
Canadian3.3%
Dutch2.1%
Arab2.1%
Greek1.9%
Scottish1.7%
Swedish1%
Lebanese0.9%
Russian0.6%
Maltese0.6%
Romanian0.5%
West Indian0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Belgian0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Jamaican0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Albanian0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Haitian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
US/American0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
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Woodhaven Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wayne County
Standard Zip Codes48183
Phone Area Codes734
Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Approximate Latitude42.13
Approximate Longitude-83.22

Woodhaven 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
Distance8 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
StationMONROE
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 31 F
Apr Temp37 to 56 F
Jul Temp64 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches
StationDETROIT CITY AP
Distance21.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp66 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip0 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Flat Rock9,836$69,375
Gibraltar4,547$74,625
Riverview12,208$61,661
Rockwood3,209$67,778
South Rockwood1,941$69,408
Trenton18,426$76,996

Woodhaven Public Schools

Bates Elementary School
22811 Gudith Rd
ZIP: 48183
(734) 692-2217
Primary
Total Enrollment 440
Erving Elementary School
24175 Hall Rd
ZIP: 48183
(734) 692-2212
Primary
Total Enrollment 410
Frank E. Weiss Elem. School
26631 Reaume St
ZIP: 48183
(734) 379-7060
Primary
Total Enrollment 291
Patrick Henry Middle School
24825 Hall Rd
ZIP: 48183
(734) 362-6100
Other
Total Enrollment 810
Yake Elementary School
16400 Carter Rd
ZIP: 48183
(734) 692-2230
Primary
Total Enrollment 380
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