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About River Rouge

River Rouge is a suburb in the Detroit Metro Area and in the Wayne County. It has a population of 7,200 and a population density of 2,712, which is 97% above the national average. It has a median age of 35, which is 5 years below the Detroit Metro median age and 4 years below the national average.


River Rouge has a median home value of $83,100, which is 66% below the Metro average.The average rent of $999 is 28% below the metro average rent and 52% below the national average rent, making it one of the most affordable places to live in Detroit. The average household income in River Rouge is $26,343 , which is 63% below the Metro average household income and 65% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in River Rouge is 2. River Rouge also has a crime index 119 that is above the Metro average and above the National average.


$83,100Median Home Value
$245,800 Detroit Metro Area
$999Median Rent
$1,388 Detroit Metro Area
2 /10 - 3 /10
School Rating
121
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
24 mins To Detroit Metro Area

River Rouge Zip Code

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River Rouge's population is made up of 26% married, 53% single, 16% divorced and 5% widowed. Millennials make up the largest percentage of the population at 33%, while Baby Boomers have the second largest segment at 29%. Homeowners make up 50% of the population in River Rouge.

7,200Population
4,345,761 Detroit Metro Area
2,712Population Density
  • 52% Male
  • 48% Female
35 Median Age
40 Detroit Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in River Rouge is $20,541. The Median Household Income is $26,343 and the River Rouge Unemployment Rate is 13%.

$20,541Income Per Capita
$40,496 Detroit Metro Area
$26,343Median Household Income
$71,265 Detroit Metro Area
44% Poverty Rate
14% Detroit Metro Area
13% Unemployment Rate
5% Detroit Metro Area
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Amenities in River Rouge
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$83,100Median Home Value
$245,800 Detroit Metro Area
$999Median Rent
$1,388 Detroit Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Detroit Metro Area

Occupancy Type

Renters
50%
Home Owners
50%
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2 /10 - 3 /10
School Rating
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Top Schools in River Rouge

River Rouge, School District Of The City Of
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11121 West Jefferson Avenue, River Rouge, MI, 48218
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Ecorse Public Schools School District
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4536 6th Street, Ecorse, MI, 48229
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4-8
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River Rouge, School District Of The City Of
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163 Burke Street, River Rouge, MI, 48218
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K-8
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Ecorse Public Schools School District
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503 Hyacinthe Street, Ecorse, MI, 48229
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PK, K-3
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24 mins
Detroit Metro Area
Commute To
Detroit Metropolitan Airport
27 mins
Baker College Flint
1 hr 22 mins
Northwood University Michigan
56 mins
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River Rouge crime index is 121 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in River Rouge.

121
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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