Facts -City of Southgate


There are 30,136 people living in 12,836 households within the 6.85 square miles of the city limits. The elevation of the city is 591 feet. Latitude: 42.21 N.; Longitude: 83.20 W.

The populations median age is 38.5 years of age.
Median household income: $46,927 (year 2000)
Median house value: $109,200 (year 2000)
Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $46,927 (year 2000)
Median house value: $109,200 (year 2000)

RESIDENTIAL MARKET STUDY (9-26-03)
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NEAREST CITIES

Riverview, MI(2.2 miles),
Wyandotte, MI(2.5 miles),
Lincoln Park, MI(2.9 miles),
Allen Park, MI(3.5 miles),
Trenton, MI(4.4 miles),
Ecorse, MI(4.6 miles),
Taylor, MI(4.9 miles),
Melvindale, MI(5.4 miles)


AIRPORTS CERTIFIED FOR CARRIER OPERATIONS NEAR SOUTHGATE

DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 11 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
DETROIT CITY (about 20 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
WILLOW RUN (about 23 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: YIP)


OTHER PUBLIC-USE AIRPORTS NEAR SOUTHGATE

GROSSE ILE MUNI (about 10 miles; DETROIT/GROSSE ILE, MI; ID: ONZ)COBO HALL (about 14 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: 84G)
WICKENHEISER (about 18 miles; CARLETON, MI; ID: W87)


HOSPITALS/MEDICAL CENTERS NEAR SOUTHGATE

HENRY FORD WYANDOTTE HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; WYANDOTTE, MI)
SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-WYANDOTTE (about 2 miles; WYANDOTTE, MI)
KINDRED HOSPITAL - DETROIT (about 3 miles; LINCOLN PARK, MI)
OAKWOOD SOUTHSHORE MEDICAL CENTER (5450 Fort St. - Trenton, MI)
OAKWOOD HERITAGE HOSPITAL (10000 Telegraph - Taylor, MI)
OAKWOOD HEATH CENTER - SOUTHGATE (15777 Northline Road - Southgate)
OAKWOOD HEALTH CENTER - WYANDOTTE (1700 Biddle - Wyandotte)

Colleges/Universities in Southgate:

DORSEY BUSINESS SCHOOLS
(Full-time enrollment: 155; Location: 15755 NORTHLINE RD; Private, for-profit;

Website: (http://www.dorseyschools.com/ )

VIKING SCHOOL OF REAL ESTATE (Location: 14600 PENNSYLVANIA; Private, for-profit)

 


COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES WITH OVER 2,000 STUDENTS NEAR SOUTHGATE

  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-EASTERN REGION-DEARBORN (about 9 miles; DEARBORN, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,247)
  • HENRY FORD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 10 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 6,572)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN-DEARBORN (about 10 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 5,574)
  • WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 14 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 20,389)
  • MARYGROVE COLLEGE (about 16 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 5,301)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY (about 16 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,119)

TOP EMPLOYERS IN THE CITY OF SOUTHGATE

  1. Meijer's
  2. Southgate Community School District
  3. American Sunroof
  4. City of Southgate
  5. Sam's Club
  6. National City Bank

INDUSTRIES PROVIDING EMPLOYMENT
Manufacturing (22.5%),
Educational, Health and Social Services (16.3%),
Retail Trade (12.0%)


AVERAGE CLIMATE IN SOUTHGATE, MICHIGAN
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather station

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RACES
White Non-Hispanic (90.9%)
Hispanic (4.0%)
Black (2.1%)
Two or more races (1.2%)
American Indian (0.9%)
Other race (0.8%)
Asian Indian (0.7%)

ANCESTRIES
German (18.5%),
Polish (15.2%),
Irish (15.0%),
English (8.8%)
Italian (8.3%),
French (8.0%)

FOREIGN BORN 5.7%
2.9% Europe,
1.4% Asia,
0.6% North America,
0.6% Latin America

FOR POPULATION 25 YEARS AND OVER

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes
Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 41 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 1997: 118 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 1998: 126 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 1999: 89 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2000: 83 buildings, average cost: $153,600
  • 2001: 54 buildings, average cost: $170,800
  • 2002: 52 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2003: 76 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $122,500