River Rouge, Wayne County, Michigan

River Rouge: City in Michigan

About

River Rouge is a city located in the county of Wayne in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,903 and a population density of 940 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,369 inhabitants.

The city was created 123 years ago in 1898.

Quick Facts about River Rouge

Population : 7,369 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Wayne County
Postal code : 48218
Phone Area Codes : 313
Area : 8.41 km2
Altitude : 584 feet / 178 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1899 (123 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Detroit
Local time : 22:37:22 (28th November 2022)
Density : 876 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.25% (2010-2020)
River Rouge locator map
Location of River Rouge on Michigan map.
River Rouge City Hall 'Michigan' 2 image
River Rouge City Hall 'Michigan' 2
River Rouge City Hall 'Michigan' 2 image

Geography

River Rouge is located at 42°16'24"N 83°8'4"W (42.2733700, -83.1343700).

River Rouge map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of River Rouge decreased by 7.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,903 - census
2011 7,839 -0.82% estimation process
2012 7,776 -0.81% estimation process
2013 7,684 -1.2% estimation process
2014 7,618 -0.87% estimation process
2015 7,572 -0.61% estimation process
2016 7,535 -0.49% estimation process
2017 7,499 -0.48% estimation process
2018 7,461 -0.51% estimation process
2019 7,419 -0.57% estimation process
2020 7,369 -0.68% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 33,004
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 29,531
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 11.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 31,946
April 1, 2010 Population : 29,951
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.7%
People over 65 (%) : 16.2%
Female persons, % : 50.2%
White only, percent : 87.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 2.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 85.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,460
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.3%

River Rouge zip code is 48218. County name: Wayne, County fips: 26163

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $153,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,191
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $425
2015-2019 median gross rent : $962
2015-2019 Households : 13,154
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.44
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 92.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 201,360
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 363,790
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,633,563
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,571,455
2012 total retail sales per capita : $50,549
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $57,348
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $31,588
Percentage of people living in poverty : 8.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,601
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,323
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 724
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 349
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,922
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 176
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,032
2010 population per square mile : 2,906.0
2010 land area in square miles : 10.31

People born in River Rouge (8)

People born in River Rouge, including football player Chester Taylor, basketball player Franthea Price, Basketball player Ken Wilburn, .

List

  • Brent Darby (American basketball player) he was born in 06/06/1981
  • Ed Frutig (Player of American football (1918-2011)) he was born in 19/08/1918
  • Monica Conyers (American politician) she was born in 31/10/1964
  • Reggie Baldwin (American baseball player) he was born in 19/08/1954
  • Royce McKinney (American football defensive back) he was born in 03/11/1953

Schools in River Rouge

College & universities near River Rouge, MI

Code Name City ZIP
492139 DSDT Detroit (MI) 48216
483504 Dorsey School of Business-Dearborn Detroit (MI) 48228
172635 Wayne County Community College District Detroit (MI) 48226
171137 University of Michigan-Dearborn Dearborn (MI) 48128-1491
171012 Michigan Barber School Inc Detroit (MI) 48204-2244

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near River Rouge, MI

Code Name Address Type
DER John D. Dingell Transit Center 16121 Michigan Ave. RAIL
GFV Greenfield Village, Michigan 20900 Oakwood Blvd. RAIL
DET Detroit 11 West Baltimore Ave. RAIL
ROY Royal Oak station 202 South Sherman Ave. RAIL
TRM Troy Transit Center 1201 Doyle Drive RAIL

Post offices near River Rouge

Post Office Name City ZIP
River Roug Post Office River Rouge (MI) 48218
Springwell Post Office Detroit (MI) 48209
Lincoln Park Post Office Lincoln Park (MI) 48146
Melvindal Post Office Melvindale (MI) 48122
Dearborn Post Office Dearborn (MI) 48120

Other cities in Wayne County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wayne County , MI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Detroit 665,369 Most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County
Dearborn 93,367 City in Michigan, USA
Livonia 93,189 City in Wayne County, Michigan, United States
Canton 86,825 Charter township in Wayne County, Michigan
Westland 81,116 City in Michigan, USA
Taylor 60,576 City in Michigan, United States
Dearborn Heights 55,027 City in Michigan, USA
Redford 49,936 Charter township in Wayne County, Michigan
Lincoln Park 36,066 City in Wayne County in the U.
Northville 29,359 City in Michigan
Southgate 29,135 City in Wayne County in the state of Michigan
Allen Park 26,751 City in Michigan, USA
Garden City 26,408 City in Wayne County of the U.
Wyandotte 25,156 Town in Michigan, USA
Inkster 24,115 City in Wayne County, Michigan, United States of America
Romulus 23,528 City in Wayne County, Michigan

Distance to Other Cities

River Rouge distances to largest Michigan cities