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Wyandotte Street Art Fair - Second largest, best in Michigan
Wyandotte Street Art Fair - Second largest, best in Michigan
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Industrial suburb

Wyandotte is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.

The community was named after tribe

The latitude of Wyandotte is 42.214N. The longitude is -83.15W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,432.


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Median household income
Local
$43,740
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Wyandotte demographic reports
Wyandotte is on the Detroit River
Former and merged names include:
· Ford City
Once a center for the manufacture of toy guns
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 53. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.9 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Lee Majors, actor
· Thomas McGuane, author
Local festivals include:
  • Autumn Fest - Oct. 19, 2007
  • Winter Wonderland - Feb. 16-17, 2007
  • Street Art Fair - July 11-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Wyandotte web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Key Park, Bishop Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Wyandotte 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 48192 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Wyandotte residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wyandotte ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wyandotte was $22,185, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Wyandotte residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Wyandotte, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $464.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $911.


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Libraries in Wyandotte include Bacon Memorial District Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Wyandotte workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Wyandotte between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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