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Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Grosse Pointe Park had a population of 11,559 as of July 1, 2017. Grosse Pointe Park ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Grosse Pointe Park is located at latitude 42.3739 and longitude -82.9234 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grosse Pointe Park (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.17 sq. miles and a water area of 1.54 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 581 feet.

The City of Grosse Pointe Park (GNIS ID: 1626411) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grosse Pointe Park population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Grosse Pointe Park, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,559
Daytime Population: Workers 1,854
Daytime Population: Residents 5,295
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,149
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 11,554
Population in Familes 9,756
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 5,329
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $104,111
Average Household Income $144,261
Per Capita Income $56,898


Total Housing Units 5,011 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,216 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,342 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 453 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $337,222
Average Home Value $375,389


Total Households 4,558
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,162
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.21%
Households 0.13% -0.12%
Families -0.09% -0.27%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Grosse Pointe Park, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grosse Pointe Park to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 87 88th
Population Density # 10 99th
Diversity Index # 128 82nd
Median Household Income # 15 98th
Per Capita Income # 15 98th

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