Ed Krol © 2018, Ed Krol, P.O. Box 5374, Plymouth, MI 48170

Some Interesting Facts, Information et cetera about Plymouth City

 Plymouth facts from SEMCOG


Southeast Michigan Council of Governments
From 2010 Census (latest) 
unless otherwise stated


People

  • Population: 9,132
  • Peak population was in 1970 at 11,758
  • Area: 2.2 square miles
  • Households (Occupied Units) 4,314 out of 4,652 
  • Peak population age at 11% was the 35 to 39 group
  • 52% of those over 25 had a BS degree or greater
  • 65 and older was 14% of population
  • By 2040: Projects a 50% increase in 65 and older age group


 Jobs/Economy

  • 10.4% of Plymouth (employment age) residents worked in Plymouth
  • 24% of those employed in Plymouth lived in Canton and Plymouth Townships
  • 3.2% were listed as being in poverty


Housing

  • Issued building permits (single family) from 2012 until current 2017 was 118
  • Issued building permits (single family) from 2000 thru 2011 was 46
  • Single family total demolitions (tear downs) permits issued

                    From 2012 thru June 2017: 103 demolitions (over 5 years)

                    From 2000 thru 2011:  25 demolitions (over 12 years)

  • Single-family detached units/housings existing in 2010 were 2,580
  • Multi-unit Apartments existing in 2010 were 1,334
  • Owner occupied housing was 2,748 units
  • Renter occupied housing was 1,566 units
  • 36% of occupied housing were renters. (1,566 out of 4,314)


Transportation

  • Pavement conditions in 2014 - Good to Fair 78%
  • 86% drove alone to work
  • 5% carpooled or van pooled to work
  • 3% walked to work
  • Major roads: 8.97 miles
  • Local roads: 23.32 miles


 These data were extracted during July 2017 from public documents/reports available at the "Community Profiles" link on the SEMCOG.org website.  Ed Krol