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Woodhaven is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.
The community was named for village in NY
The latitude of Woodhaven is 42.138N. The longitude is -83.241W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 604 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,802.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Woodhaven 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 48183 ZIP code.
16% of Woodhaven residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Woodhaven ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Woodhaven was $27,759, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Woodhaven residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Woodhaven, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $539. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,187.
Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Woodhaven political report.
The average commute time for Woodhaven workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Woodhaven between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Woodhaven include Holiday Inn Express.
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