Pontiac, Michigan - Facts & Figures
Pontiac, Michigan is 24 miles northwest of Detroit and is part of the Detroit metropolitan statistical area. Pontiac is home to about 66,337 people. The city is named after Chief Pontiac and is best known for its General Motors automobile manufacturing plants including Fisher Body, Pontiac East Assembly, and Pontiac Motor Division. Pontiac is home to Notre Dame Preparatory High School, a private Catholic school. The city was originally known for the Arts, Beats and Eats Festival, a summer festival feature art, concerts and food from regional restaurants. In 2010, the festival was moved to a nearby city. Pontiac is also known for two of the nation's most renowned haunted houses, The Realm of Darkness and Erebus.
- Population: 59,531
- Industries: Health care, Transportation equipment, Accommodation and food services, Educational services, Administrative and support and waste management services, Professional, scientific, and technical services, Finance and insurance
- Area Codes: 248, 947
- ZIP Codes: 48340, 48341, 48342, 48343
- Surrounding Cities: Auburn Hills, Sylvan Lake, Lake Angelus, Keego Harbor, Waterford, Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills, Orchard Lake Village