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River Rouge is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
The latitude of River Rouge is 42.273N. The longitude is -83.134W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,495.
Sections below provide additional information and links about River Rouge 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 48218 ZIP code.
7% of River Rouge residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the River Rouge ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in River Rouge was $13,728, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of River Rouge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in River Rouge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $677.
Libraries in River Rouge include River Rouge Public Library ... View libraries
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our River Rouge political report.
The average commute time for River Rouge workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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