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Woodland Beach, Michigan
Location of Woodland Beach in Monroe County, Michigan
Location of Woodland Beach in Monroe County, Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Monroe
Township Frenchtown Charter Township
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
577 ft (176 m)
 • Total 2,049
 • Density 4,100/sq mi (1,460/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 734
FIPS code 26-88480
GNIS feature ID 1616752

Woodland Beach is an unincorporated community in Monroe County in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is a census-designated place (CDP) for statistical purposes and does not have any legal status as an incorporated municipality. The population was 2,049 at the 2010 census.

The community is in Frenchtown Charter Township on the shore of Lake Erie about 4 miles (6 km) northeast of downtown Monroe. The area defined by the CDP is bounded on the northeast by the Stony Creek, on the northwest by N. Dixie Highway (with a cutout to include Englewood Drive west of Nadeau Road), and on the southwest by S. Grove Drive. The CDP of Detroit Beach is adjacent to the southwest, and the CDP of Stony Point is about 3 miles (5 km) to the east.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,179 people, 794 households, and 605 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,155.0 per square mile (1,617.9/km²). There were 831 housing units at an average density of 1,584.6 per square mile (617.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.12% White, 0.23% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.09% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.87% of the population.

There were 794 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.15.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,417, and the median income for a family was $47,212. Males had a median income of $36,296 versus $23,571 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,824. About 7.2% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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