River Rouge is a city located in Wayne County Michigan. River Rouge has a 2020 population of 7,293. River Rouge is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -7.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,884 in 2010.
The average household income in River Rouge is $35,435 with a poverty rate of 42.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $585 per month, and the median house value is $36,300. The median age in River Rouge is 34.4 years, 33.8 years for males, and 36.1 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of River Rougewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 11.24%.
86.53% of River Rouge residents speak only English, while 13.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.61% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in River Rouge is Black, with 55.56% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in River Rouge is Multiple, with 13.37% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.73%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in River Rouge
94.91% of River Rouge residents were born in the United States, with 80.78% having been born in Michigan. 2.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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