Grosse Pointe Farms covers a total area of 12.32 square miles, of which 2.75 square miles is land and the rest is water, part of Lake St. Clair. The city has a more varied topography compared to other Grosse Pointes, featuring districts with irregular, curving street paths. The median home price in the city is $273,000, and the average property tax is $5,897. The city falls under the zip code 48236.
As of the 2010 census, the city had a population density of 3,446.9 inhabitants per square mile. The average household size was 2.55, and the average family size was 3.02.
The largest employer in Grosse Pointe Farms is the Grosse Pointe Schools, followed by the Country Club of Detroit. The average county tax rate is 2.16%.
The community is served by Grosse Pointe Public Schools, which includes Père Gabriel Richard Elementary School, Kerby Elementary School, Brownell Middle School, and Grosse Pointe South High School.
The city experiences a temperate climate with an average high temperature of 57.3°F and an average low temperature of 39.7°F. The city receives an average annual precipitation of 35.81 inches and an average annual snowfall of 27.9 inches.
Places of Interest
Places of interest include the Grosse Pointe War Memorial and the Beverly Road Historic District.
Grosse Pointe Farms offers a blend of history, affluence, and natural beauty, making it an attractive place for families and individuals alike. With its close proximity to Detroit, it offers the best of both urban and suburban living.
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