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The county is in the Detroit metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 2,016,202. This was a decrease of -2.18% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Wayne County was $27,684. This was an increase of 18.0% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 90% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
11% of Wayne County residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wayne County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Wayne County include Adat Shalom Memorial Park, Beth El Memorial Park, Bethel Memorial Park, Betholem Cemetery, Bloomdale Cemetery, Bnai-David Cemetery, Butler Family Cemetery, Cadillac Memorial Gardens West Cemetery, Chubb Cemetery, Clarenceville Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Wayne County include Allen Park, Belle Isle, Belleville, Boston-Edison, Brownstown, Brush Park, Canton, Chandler Park, Conant Gardens, Corktown ... View communities
Colleges in Wayne County include College for Creative Studies, Davenport University - Dearborn, Henry Ford Community College, Lewis College of Business, Madonna University, Marygrove College, Michigan Theological Seminary, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Schoolcraft College, University of Detroit Mercy ... View colleges
School districts in Wayne County include Allen Park Public Schools, City of Harper Woods Schools, Crestwood Schools District, Dearborn City Schools District, Dearborn Heights Schools District #7, Detroit City Schools District, Ecorse Public Schools District, Flat Rock Community Schools, Garden City Schools District, Gibraltar Schools District ... View school districts
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Libraries in Wayne County include Alfred Noble Branch Library, Allen Park Public Library, Bacon Memorial District Library, Bowen Branch Library, Bryant Branch Library, Campbell Annex, Canton Public Library, Carl Sandburg Branch Library, Caroline Kennedy Library, Chandler Park Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Wayne County include Belleville Enterprise, Belleville View, Canton Eagle, Dearborn Press & Guide, Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, Downriver News-Herald, Grosse Pointe News, Ile Camera, Inkster Ledger Star ... View newspapers
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wayne County political report.
Hotels in Wayne County include Amerisuites, Atheneum Suite Hotel, Baymont Inn, Baymont Inn, Best Value Inn & Suites, Best Value Inn Detroit Dearborn, Best Value Inn Taylor, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Greenfield Inn ... More hotels
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