Grosse Pointe Farms Michigan

About Grosse Pointe Farms

When we aren’t roofing Grosse Pointe Farms, it is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is in Wayne County. At the 2010 census, there were 9,479 people living there.

It is part of a group of cities called Grosse Pointe. It is a city in the northeast of Metro Detroit and shares a small border with the city of Detroit on the west. Grosse Pointe Farms, MI was first made a village in 1893. In 1949, it became a city again.

History

In 1879, the area that would become Grosse Pointe Farms was first made into a town called Grosse Pointe. By 1889, the village covered the land from just above Provencal Road in the northeast to Cadieux Road in the west. After a fight over where to put a tavern, the part of the village east of Fisher Road split off and became the Village of Grosse Pointe Farms in 1893. The village, on the other hand, did not become a city until 1949.

The Grosse Pointe Post office in Grosse Pointe Farms is run by the U.S. Postal Service.

Geography

The US Census Bureau says that the city is 12.32 square miles (31.91 km2) in size, with 2.75 square miles (7.12 km2) of land and 9.57 square miles (24.79 km2) of water.
The water comes from Lake St. Clair, number seven.

The streets and land in The Farms are more varied than in the other southern Grosse Pointes. Grosse Pointe and Grosse Pointe Park are built on a standard street grid and are mostly flat. Grosse Pointe Farms, on the other hand, is partly built on the same grid as Grosse Pointe and Grosse Pointe Park, which flows out of Detroit but also has areas with irregular, winding streets. In the middle of the city, there is a low ridge that can be seen. The Farms also has the “point” in Grosse Pointe, which is a large bend in the lakeshore just east of the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. This means that people on the shoreline face east instead of south, as they do in neighboring Grosse Pointe, which is closer to where the Detroit River meets the lake.

There are many different kinds of old homes in the city, from bungalows to mansions. There are also some newer areas with ranch houses or luxury homes built on estates that have been split up. Kercheval Avenue is the main street in downtown The Farms. It has a mix of historic buildings and newer, neo-traditional storefronts.

Demographics

In 2020, there were 9.14k people living in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI. The median age was 46.1, and the median household income was $140,647. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of people living in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI went down from 9,168 to 9,142, a decrease of 0.284%. The median household income also went down, from $143,711 to $140,647, a decrease of 2.13 %.

Grosse Pointe Farms, MI is mostly White (non-Hispanic) (91%), Two+ (non-Hispanic) (3.84%), White (Hispanic) (2.34%), Asian (non-Hispanic) (2.07%), and Black or African American (non-Hispanic) (0.667%).

None of the homes in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan said that their main language at home was something other than English. This doesn’t take into account the fact that some households may have members who speak more than one language. Instead, it only looks at the main language that everyone in the household says they speak.

93% of the people who live in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, are citizens of the United States.

Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan had a median home value of $357,100 in 2020, and 94.4% of residents were homeowners.

Most people in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI drove alone to work, and it took them an average of 26.4 minutes to get there. In Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, the average number of cars per house was two. Check out Grosse Pointe Shores.

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