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Detroit Beach, Michigan
Location within Monroe County
Location within Monroe County
Detroit Beach, Michigan is located in Michigan
Detroit Beach, Michigan
Detroit Beach, Michigan
Location in Michigan
Detroit Beach, Michigan is located in the United States
Detroit Beach, Michigan
Detroit Beach, Michigan
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Michigan
County Monroe
Township Frenchtown
Established 1923
 • Total 0.66 sq mi (1.7 km2)
 • Land 0.62 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
574 ft (175 m)
 • Total 2,087
 • Density 3,366.1/sq mi (1,299.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48162 (Monroe)
Area code(s) 734
FIPS code 26-22040
GNIS feature ID 0624581

Detroit Beach is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Monroe County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 2,087 at the 2010 census. The CDP is located within Frenchtown Charter Township.

Detroit Beach and its surrounding communities are served by Jefferson Schools.


Detroit Beach was established in 1923.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), of which 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 5.97%, is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,289 people, 791 households, and 620 families residing in the community. The population density was 3,643.1 per square mile (1,402.8/km2). There were 820 housing units at an average density of 1,305.1 per square mile (502.5/km2). The racial makeup of the community was 98.08% White, 0.13% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.96% of the population.

There were 791 households, out of which 38.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 12.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.5% were non-families. 16.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the community, the population was spread out, with 28.6% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 34.0% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.6 males.

The median income for a household in the community was $56,528, and the median income for a family was $58,393. Males had a median income of $47,333 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the community was $21,025. About 2.7% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 8.0% of those age 65 or over.

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