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Taylor is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community was named after Gen. (and later President) Zachary Taylor
The latitude of Taylor is 42.240N. The longitude is -83.269W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 614 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 65,589.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Taylor 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 48180 ZIP code.
17% of Taylor residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Taylor ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Taylor was $19,638, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Taylor residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Taylor, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $515. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $853.
Libraries in Taylor include Taylor Community Library ... View libraries
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Taylor political report.
The average commute time for Taylor workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 19 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Taylor between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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