Wayne County, Michigan 

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Population

1,740,623

-5.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

Median Income

$41,421

Median Home Price

$138,100

Median Age

37.9

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.5

summer / winter

Detroit Gifts

Best Places to Live in Wayne County, Michigan

Large city - Southeast Michigan, along the Detroit River, across the border from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Wayne County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

wayne, MI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Professional sports
Cost of living
Cons
Economy
Violent crime
Urban decay


What Bert Has To Say About Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Metro Area

Detroit’s seemingly endless grid-patterned suburbs spread mainly west of town, and the northern half of this suburban cluster has been split off of the formerly singular Detroit metro area. That northern half consists of the relatively new and prosperous suburbs spreading north into Oakland County, including not only the named places of Warren, Troy and Farmington Hills but also such familiar names as Southfield, Pontiac, Royal Oak, Auburn Hills and Bloomfield. These suburbs, located on once-agricultural land, are plain, business friendly and mostly family friendly.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Michigan
County: Wayne County
Metro Area: Detroit-Warren-Dearborn
Political Ideology: Very liberal
City: Detroit, Canton charter township, 42 total
Zip Codes: 48180, 48228, 48187, 48219, 48185, 48126, 48235, 48188, 48224, 48111, 70 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 664 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Wayne County is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wayne County jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Wayne County's cost of living is 12.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Wayne County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Wayne county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 68.3% to 30.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Wayne County's population is 1,740,623 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 5.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Wayne County is Real Estate: $138,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.9%.

SCHOOLS
Wayne County public schools spend $12,252 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.8 students per teacher in Wayne County. More Education



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Housing Market in wayne

It's a good time to buy in Wayne. Home Appreciation is up 19.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Wayne is $138,100.

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ZIP CODES IN WAYNE COUNTY, MICHIGAN
48180, 48228, 48187, 48219, 48185, 48126, 48235, 48188, 48224, 48111, 70 total

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