Living in River Rouge, MI

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Updated: 2020-03-10

River Rouge SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
2/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
6

River Rouge, MI Crime Report

212
Total Crimes
2,854.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
11.15%
Above National Average

River Rouge, MI Cost Of Living

82
River Rouge's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

River Rouge, Michigan Info Snack

River Rouge is a city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan and an industrial Downriver suburb of Detroit. The population was 7,903 at the 2010 census. It is named after the River Rouge (from the French "rouge" meaning red), which flows along the city's northern border and into the Detroit River. The city includes the heavily industrialized Zug Island at the mouth of the River Rouge.
Population
7,536
Unemployment
21.1%
Poverty
40.1%
Median Home
$34,200
Median Income
$27,038
Median Rent
$658

River Rouge, MI Photos

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Rankings for River Rouge in Michigan

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Map Of River Rouge, MI

Population over time in River Rouge

Year Population % Change
2017 7,536 -0.3%
2016 7,559 -0.7%
2015 7,609 -0.8%
2014 7,673 -1.1%
2013 7,761 -1.2%
2012 7,857 -1.2%
2011 7,951 -1.6%
2010 8,081 -2.6%
2009 8,299 -
Crime/100k River Rouge MI USA
Violent Crime 552.1 449.4 368.9
Murder 13.5 5.5 5.0
Robbery 53.9 56.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 430.9 310.3 246.8
Property Crime 2302.7 1653.5 2199.5
Burglary 417.5 316.6 376.0
Larceny 1562.1 1162.3 1594.6
Car Theft 323.2 174.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in River Rouge

White
37.0% (2,792)
African American
49.9% (3,759)
American Indian
0.1% (4)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.5% (34)
Hispanic
12.6% (947)
Race River Rouge MI USA
White 37.0% 75.2% 61.1%
African American 49.9% 13.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 3.0% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 12.6% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For River Rouge, Michigan

Less than $10,000
18.3% (138,116)
$10,000 to $14,999
13.3% (100,567)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.6% (110,282)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.0% (113,171)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.9% (112,383)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.4% (85,600)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.6% (42,012)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.6% (42,012)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.9% (7,089)
$200,000 or more
0.3% (2,363)
Income River Rouge MI USA
Less than $10,000 18.3% 6.9% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 13.3% 4.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.6% 10.1% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.0% 10.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.9% 13.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.4% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.6% 12.4% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.6% 13.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.9% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.3% 4.8% 7.0%

Gender in River Rouge

Female
50.7% (3,821)
Male
49.3% (3,714)
Gender River Rouge MI USA
Female 50.7% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in River Rouge for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (301)
9-12th Grade
21.0% (1,582)
High School / GED
38.0% (2,863)
Some College
22.0% (1,657)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (452)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (527)
Master's Degree
1.0% (75)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (75)
Education River Rouge MI USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 21.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 38.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 1.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About River Rouge

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

I give river rouge 10 stars...great people grest community....its only cut out for the people who live there...most lived their there whole life....

city hall coney island...mr. Ks salloon...zenith dinner....mexico way!!!! Do I need to go any further...

Watch out for ecorse......they should be #1 not river rouge.....ecorse is a s**t whole....river rouge shouldnt even be on here

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