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Flat Rock is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community name is an English translation of the Chippewa word "Escanaba"
The latitude of Flat Rock is 42.096N. The longitude is -83.291W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,056.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Flat Rock 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 48173 ZIP code.
21% of Flat Rock residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Flat Rock ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Flat Rock was $21,256, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Flat Rock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Flat Rock, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $417. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $994.
Libraries in Flat Rock include Flat Rock Public Library ... View libraries
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Flat Rock political report.
The average commute time for Flat Rock workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Flat Rock include Sleep Inn.
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