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Gibraltar is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community was named for the Rock of Gibraltar
The latitude of Gibraltar is 42.095N. The longitude is -83.189W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 581 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,704.
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21% of Gibraltar residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gibraltar ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gibraltar was $28,528, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Gibraltar residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Gibraltar, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $525. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,159.
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gibraltar political report.
The average commute time for Gibraltar workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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