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Southgate is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
The latitude of Southgate is 42.213N. The longitude is -83.193W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 591 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 30,064.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Southgate 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 48195 ZIP code.
16% of Southgate residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Southgate ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Southgate was $23,219, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Southgate residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Southgate, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $553. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $917.
Libraries in Southgate include Southgate Veterans Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Southgate include Downriver News-Herald
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Southgate political report.
The average commute time for Southgate workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Southgate between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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