Detroit, Michigan - Facts & Figures
Detroit is rich industrial history and recognized as the world's automotive capital. Nicknamed The Motor City, Detroit gave birth to electronic (techno) music and, of course, the Motown sound. Detroit is the potato chip capital of the world, based on consumption.
Detroit was also the first city nation to assign individual telephone numbers (1879), install a traffic light manually operated by a staff of policemen (1915), share an automobile traffic tunnel between two nations (United States and Canada, 1930), and share an automobile traffic tunnel between two nations (United States and Canada, 1930).
- Population: 706,585
- Industires: Automotive, Manufacturing, Finance, Transportation, Commerce
- Area Code: 313
- ZIP Codes: 48201, 48202, 48204, 48205, 48206, 48207, 48208, 48209, 48210, 48211
- Surrounding Cities: Windsor, Canada, Hamtramck, Highland Park, River Rouge, Grosse Pointe Park