Geography Physical geography (area, unique features)
Major Parks include Belle Isle, Palmer Park, Rouge Park, Chene Park. Other city recreational facilities include municipal golf courses (William Rogell, Rouge, Belle Isle, Palmer Park), Northwest Activities Center.
82% African-American, 12% Caucasian, 5% Hispanic, 1% Asian-American, 5% other. (2000 U.S. Census)
In addition to property tax, the city levies income tax of 2.75% on residents, 1.375% on non-residents, and 1.6% on corporations.
Mayor or City Executive-- current, previous executives
Dennis Archer, 1994-2002 Coleman Young, 1974-1994
major historical events that occurred in city
Colleges/Universities? in city
Sporting teams in city
Official city web site: http://www.ci.detroit.mi.us/
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