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Plymouth is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.

So named because several settlers were descendants of Pilgrims. The commercial center was once known as "Podunk"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Plymouth. For links to other places called Plymouth, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Plymouth is 42.371N. The longitude is -83.47W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 725 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,870.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$51,535
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Plymouth demographic reports
Plymouth is on the River Rouge
Former and merged names include:
· Plymouth Corners
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Tom Hulce, actor
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Performing arts: Plymouth Symphony
Historic sites and museums: Plymouth Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Plymouth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Wayne County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48170 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Plymouth residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Plymouth ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Plymouth was $33,222, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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41% of Plymouth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Plymouth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $533.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,222.


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Libraries in Plymouth include Plymouth District Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Plymouth include Plymouth Journal

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Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Plymouth political report.

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The average commute time for Plymouth workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Plymouth include Comfort Inn, Hilton Garden Inn-Plymouth.

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