|City of Woodhaven|
Woodhaven City Hall on Hall Road
Location within Wayne County
|• Mayor||Patricia Odette|
|• City||6.44 sq mi (16.69 km2)|
|• Land||6.39 sq mi (16.54 km2)|
|• Water||0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)|
|Elevation||604 ft (184 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1,952.25/sq mi (753.78/km2)|
|• Metro||4,285,832 (Metro Detroit)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1616746|
Woodhaven remains well known as home to the Ford Stamping Plant.
Woodhaven has two ZIP codes. One (48183) covers the majority of the city, as well as Trenton and portions of Brownstown Township. The other zip code (48134) includes a small portion of the southwest corner of Woodhaven and is shared with Flat Rock.
- I-75 runs north–south through the center of Woodhaven
- US 25 was a U.S. highway that was decommissioned in 1973. It ran along the current Dix–Toledo Road, which runs through a small portion of the city's northwest corner.
- M-85 touches along the far southeastern corner but does not actually run through the city
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 12,875 people, 5,159 households, and 3,535 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,014.9 inhabitants per square mile (778.0/km2). There were 5,508 housing units at an average density of 862.0 per square mile (332.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 88.9% White, 5.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.3% Asian, 1.3% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.5% of the population.
There were 5,159 households, of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.8% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.5% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.00.
The median age in the city was 40.3 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 31.4% were from 45 to 64; and 11.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.5% male and 50.5% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 12,530 people, 4,708 households, and 3,436 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,936.6 per square mile (747.7/km2). There were 4,850 housing units at an average density of 749.6 per square mile (289.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 93.22% White, 2.33% African American, 0.49% Native American, 1.64% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.84% from other races, and 1.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.46% of the population.
There were 4,708 households, out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.0% were non-families. 22.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.11.
In the city, the population was spread out, with 24.6% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $64,954, and the median income for a family was $75,813. Males had a median income of $52,584 versus $32,742 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,759. About 1.5% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.8% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.
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Woodhaven has an unemployment rate of 6.5%, higher than the US average of 3.7%. The sales tax rate for Woodhaven is 6.0%, below the US average of 7.3%. The income tax rate is 4.3%, below the US average of 4.6%. The recent job growth rates in Woodhaven is at 0.7%, below the US average of 1.6%. The future job growth rates are estimated to be 35%, above the US average of 33.5%. Per capita income in Woodhaven is at an average rate of $32,782, above the US average of $31,177. The average household income is $60,099, above the US average of $57,652. The family median income is $73,510, above the US average of $70,850. 
Ford Motor Company Stamping Plant
Ford Motor Company Stamping Plant opened its location in Woodhaven in 1964. It resides on the north side of West Road, near I-75. The site of the plant's size is 360 acres and the plant size is 2,673,000 square feet. The facility employs approximately 470 employees. Approximately 390 of these employees are hourly.
The development of what is now the city's main retail area, centered on the intersection of Allen and West Roads, began with the 1971 opening of Kmart. At the time, two gas stations had already existed. By 1974, Long John Silver's and Pizza Hut had opened. In 1975, the Woodhaven Commons area opened on the east side of Allen Road near West Road.  By the end of the 1970s, Dunkin' Donuts and Kroger had joined the area. Meijer opened in 1990 on the north side of West Road, followed by Target in 1994 in the Woodhaven Commons area and Sears Hardware by the end of the 1990s. It has been recently renovated in 2006.
Woodhaven Village Square
In the late 1990s, the Mobil Oil Refinery and canning site at the west side of Allen Road was demolished, and the site was replaced with the Woodhaven Village Square between 2001 and 2005. The shopping center included Walmart, The Home Depot, Applebee's, and PetSmart. Between 2007 and 2013, Lowe's, Kohl's and LA Fitness opened on West Road in front of the Ford Stamping Plant, and have been joined by Buffalo Wild Wings and World of Beers.
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