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Site of the Detroit Metropolitan Airport
Romulus is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community was named after Romulus, NY
The latitude of Romulus is 42.222N. The longitude is -83.396W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,709.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Romulus 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 48242 ZIP code.
16% of Romulus residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Romulus ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Romulus was $19,679, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Romulus residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Romulus, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $447. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $929.
Libraries in Romulus include Romulus Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Romulus include Romulus Roman
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Romulus political report.
The average commute time for Romulus workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 17 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Romulus between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 7.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.
Hotels in Romulus include Baymont Inn, Best Western, Clarion Hotel Detroit Metro Airport, Comfort Inn Metro Airport, Courtyard by Marriott Detroit Airport, Days Inn Metro Airport, Extended Stay America, Hilton Garden Inn, Howard Johnson, La Quinta Inn ... More hotels.
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