Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan


Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan

:Otheruses4|the incorporated city of Grosse Pointe Woods|the adjacent area|Grosse Pointe

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
settlement_type = City


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map_caption = Location in Wayne County and the state of Michigan


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_name1 = Michigan
subdivision_name2 = Wayne
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leader_name = Robert E. Novitke
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area_total_km2 = 8.4
area_total_sq_mi = 3.3
area_land_km2 = 8.4
area_land_sq_mi = 3.3
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0
elevation_ft = 584
elevation_m = 178
population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 17080
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population_density_km2 = 2,033
population_density_sq_mi = 5,175
timezone = EST
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longd = 82 |longm = 53 |longs = 54 |longEW = W
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
postal_code_type = ZIP codes
postal_code = 48230, 48236
area_code = 313
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blank_info = 26-35580GR|2
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Grosse Pointe Woods is a city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 17,080 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.4 km²), all land. It is the only one of the five Grosse Pointes with no Lake St. Clair shoreline, although the city owns a park in neighboring St. Clair Shores that is on the lake.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 17,080 people, 6,531 households, and 4,970 families residing in the city. The population density was 5,237.3 per square mile (2,022.9/km²). There were 6,717 housing units at an average density of 2,059.6/sq mi (795.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.30% White, 0.63% African American, 0.06% Native American, 2.08% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.

There were 6,531 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $78,558, and the median income for a family was $89,086. Males had a median income of $70,488 versus $43,665 for females. The per capita income for the city was $38,653. About 1.7% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.3% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Grosse Pointe Woods is served by the Grosse Pointe Public Schools and the Grosse Pointe Public Library. Public elementary schools include Ferry, Mason, Monteith, and Poupard. Grosse Pointe's public middle school is Parcells, and it also houses Grosse Pointe North high school, which is listed under Newsweek's Top 1,000 Public Schools in America. University Liggett School's two campuses are both in Grosse Pointe Woods.

Pointes

Grosse Pointe Woods is one of four Pointes. These include Grosse Pointe Shores (Which is all residential), Grosse Pointe Park, and Grosse Pointe.

References

External links

* [http://www.ci.grosse-pointe-woods.mi.us/ City of Grosse Pointe Woods]
* [http://www.gphistorical.org/ Grosse Pointe Historical Society]


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