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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.


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$29,214
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our River Rouge demographic reports
River Rouge is on the Detroit and Rouge rivers

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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.

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6% of River Rouge residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in River Rouge, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $677.


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Libraries in River Rouge include River Rouge Public Library ... View libraries

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

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

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