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Redford is a township in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
So named because it was a popular crossing place over the River Rouge
The latitude of Redford is 42.383N. The longitude is -83.296W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 51,622.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Redford 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 48219 ZIP code.
17% of Redford residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Redford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Redford was $22,263, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Redford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Redford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $563. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $906.
Libraries in Redford include Redford Township District Library ... View libraries
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Redford political report.
The average commute time for Redford workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 11 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Redford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Redford, MIPros: Close to freeway nice parks plenty of gas stations
Cons: Nothing for teenagers to do high pollution from all the bus routes too much petty theft school administration poor road maintainance too many vacant commercial and residential properties open lottery school district no long term future for residents declining class of people visiting and living
This is a good place to Get gas, alcohol, and lottery tickets walk your dog visit parks
General info: Affordable place to purchase home if you plan on stayingBlog about Redford
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