River Rouge, MI Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,080 housing units in River Rouge. This represents a 12.6% decline from 4,666 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,080 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in River Rouge is about 58%. River Rouge's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.8%. Average household size is 2.72 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in River Rouge were built after 1945.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.30%
One Bedroom13.90%
Two Bedrooms31.40%
Three Bedrooms35%
Four Bedrooms13.80%
Five Bedrooms or more2.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.91
Median year structure was built1944
Median Value of occupied units$45,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$37,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.46
Median year structure was built1946
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$379

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage3.50%
Home Equity Loan4.10%
Simple Mortgage42.30%
Debt Free49.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.2%