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Grosse Pointe Farms is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community name derives from French for "large point"
The latitude of Grosse Pointe Farms is 42.409N. The longitude is -82.891W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 607 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,557.
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19% of Grosse Pointe Farms residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grosse Pointe Farms ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grosse Pointe Farms was $54,846, compared with $21,587 nationally.
68% of Grosse Pointe Farms residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Grosse Pointe Farms, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $778. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,800.
Libraries in Grosse Pointe Farms include Grosse Pointe Public Library ... View libraries
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grosse Pointe Farms political report.
The average commute time for Grosse Pointe Farms workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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