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Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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City of Grosse Pointe Woods

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Motto: Urbis Magna Pulchritudine
Location in Wayne County and the state of Michigan
Country United States
State Michigan
County Wayne
Incorporated 1927 (village)
1950 (city)
Government
 • Type council-manager
 • Mayor Robert E. Novitke
Area
 • Total 3.25 sq mi (8.42 km2)
 • Land 3.25 sq mi (8.42 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 584 ft (178 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 16,135
 • Estimate (2012) 15,838
 • Density 4,964.6/sq mi (1,916.8/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 48230, 48236
Area code(s) 313
FIPS code 26-35580
GNIS feature ID 0627468
Census Pop.
1930 961
1940 2,805 191.9%
1950 10,381 270.1%
1960 18,580 79.0%
1970 21,878 17.8%
1980 18,886 −13.7%
1990 17,715 −6.2%
2000 17,080 −3.6%
2010 16,135 −5.5%
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  • Full Service Packing - All items in your home are packed by our trustworthy household movers using the most up-to-date packing methods and materials in the industry.
  • Fragile Packing - You define your breakable or high-value items such as dishes, glassware, artwork, fragile furniture, mirrors, etc. and we will professionally pack them with care, while you pack all of your other belongings.
  • Do It Yourself Packing - Rose can provide boxes and materials to make your job as easy as possible.
Basic Household Moving Services
  • Loading - Each of your belongings is labeled, inventoried and loaded in a systematic process. Additionally, all upholstered furniture is wrapped in stretch wrap, a strong, clear plastic that completely covers the furniture, protecting it from dirt and damage.
  • Transportation - All of our trailers are equipped with air-ride suspension systems to ensure the contents travel in the safest manner possible. All trucks are driven by professional household movers with the best training in the industry.
  • Unloading - Upon arrival, all items are inventoried as they are unloaded. When unloading, furniture, boxes and other belongings are placed in the rooms you designate. Assembly of beds, bookcases and other furniture is available upon request. Additionally, our household movers will protect your new home by using several types of floor runners to prevent stains or scratches on carpet and wood flooring.
Grosse Pointe Woods MI 48236
Execellent!  Can't go wrong with these guys
The movers were on time, and were very careful with our stuff.  Their professionalism really made my move to Texas  easier.  I would rate my experience as excellent.
March 01, 2014
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I moved my 92 year old mother from our home in northeastern OH to Colorado Springs.  After interviewing 3 moving cos., we decided to go with Allied - Rose Moving was the company which actually moved her belongings, not the local Allied franchise.  This was a littler disconcerting for me at first, since I had expected that the local company I had chosen would be the actual movers - there are always so many ways that a partial load move can get screwed up.  However, my fears were groundless.  My only point of contact with Rose was Jeff Hayes, the driver, and he was friendly, professional and very efficient.  My mother moved into a senior retirement home and Jeff was very respectful of the needs of the other residents (regarding noise and blocking entrances), which was a relief - didn't want to make a bad first impression for my mom with her new neighbors!  What's more, unlike the representatives from the other movers, Jeff interacted with my mom (who was the one who was actually paying for the move) - the others seemed to ignore my mom and only address their remarks to me.  I have noticed this type of disrespectful behavior when seniors are concerned and dislike it.

Although there was a small glitch along the way, Jeff's only concern was to do whatever it took to make it right - there was no knee-jerk reaction of "It's not my fault" which seems to be very common nowadays.  This glitch was resolved satisfactorily.

All in all, this was an unexpectedly pleasant and worry-free ( or as close as any move can come to being worry-free) move.  If Rose's other drivers are similar in caliber to Jeff, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Rose to anyone who is planning a move.
March 10, 2013
Rose is the best moving company.
I hired Rose Moving & Storage (Allied Van Lines) for the second time for an out-of-state move. To keep costs down, I packed my own boxes, which they moved with great care. I also have antique furniture, some pieces of which require special handling. The movers listened to my concerns and went over the details of how they would package the antiques before proceeding. The team was courteous, friendly and unobtrusive. As a single woman, I felt very comfortable with them in my house for extended periods of time. Everything with the move was on-time and on-schedule, and the entire team, from the sales person to all of the people in the office, to the crew themselves, were highly professional. Also, there was absolutely no damage to my furniture or possessions.
February 28, 2013
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Grosse Pointe Woods (Get Movers Estimate for Grosse Pointe Woods, MI) is an affluent suburban city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan, comprising a large portion of the Grosse Pointe (Grosse Pointe, MI Moving Reviews) communities. The population was 16,135 at the 2010 census. It is located about 10 miles (16 km) northeast of downtown Detroit in the northeastern corner of Wayne County.

History

While initially settled over a century ago, much of the city in its current form was built in the middle of the 20th century, particularly around and just after World War II, distinguishing Grosse Pointe Woods (Get Movers Quote for Grosse Pointe Woods, MI) from older portions of Grosse Pointe.

The city was originally incorporated as the Village of Lochmoor in 1927 from the last unincorporated portion of Grosse Pointe Township. The village annexed the Stanhope-Allard strip of land from what was then Gratiot Township in 1931. The village changed its name from Lochmoor to Grosse Pointe Woods (Get Movers Quote for Grosse Pointe Woods, MI) in 1939, but didn't incorporate as a city until 1950.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.25 square miles (8.42 km2), all of it land. It is the only one of the five Grosse Pointes with no Lake St. Clair shoreline, although the city owns a park in neighboring St. Clair Shores (St. Clair Shores, MI Moving Reviews) that is on the lake.

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 16,135 people, 6,416 households, and 4,681 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,964.6 inhabitants per square mile (1,916.8 /km2). There were 6,819 housing units at an average density of 2,098.2 per square mile (810.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.4% White, 4.5% African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.4% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.

There were 6,416 households of which 31.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.0% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the city was 45.1 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 32.4% were from 45 to 64; and 17.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 17,080 people, 6,531 households, and 4,970 families residing in the city. The population density was 5,237.3 per square mile (2,022.9/km²). There were 6,717 housing units at an average density of 2,059.6 per square mile (795.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.30% White, 0.63% African American, 0.06% Native American, 2.08% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.

There were 6,531 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city the population was spread out with 26.1% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $78,558, and the median income for a family was $89,086. Males had a median income of $70,488 versus $43,665 for females. The per capita income for the city was $38,653. About 1.7% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.3% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Grosse Pointe Woods (Get Move Cost for Grosse Pointe Woods, MI) is served by the Grosse Pointe Public Schools. Public elementary schools include Ferry, Mason, Monteith, and Poupard. Grosse Pointe's public middle school is Parcells, and it also houses Grosse Pointe North High School.

University Liggett School's two campuses are both in Grosse Pointe Woods (Get Movers Quote for Grosse Pointe Woods, MI).

Public libraries

The Grosse Pointe Public Library operates the Woods Branch in Grosse Pointe Woods (Get Relocation Quote for Grosse Pointe Woods, MI).

Pointes

Grosse Pointe Woods is one of five Pointes in the Grosse Pointe area adjacent to Detroit. These include Grosse Pointe Shores (Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan Relocation), as well as Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe Farms and the city of Grosse Pointe.

A few other areas in Michigan we serve:
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