National Retail and Independent Stores Find the Plymouth Community Attractive
The Plymouth Community has a dynamic retail environment with many different options for retailers to locate in successful locations. The community supports extensive independent retail, while having multiple chain stores located in high traffic areas. The community is highly affluent with about 70% of the population employed in white-collar occupations. Plymouth and the surrounding communities annually have the lowest unemployment rates in the state of Michigan and below the national average unemployment rate.
In Plymouth, Downtown and Old Village are home to many independent retailers and restaurants. The historic, quaint streets are ideal for walking which make these areas appealing for those looking to shop or dine. Downtown Plymouth is also magnet for drawing people to the area with many events throughout the year. With a central park and a actively operating historic movie theatre, downtown Plymouth is one of the most charming downtowns anywhere in the United States.
Ann Arbor Road is the highest traffic area in the Plymouth Community forming our most bustling commercial corridor. "Big Box” retail, major national chains, restaurants, car dealerships and many others call this area home. For everyday conveniences this is where people in the Plymouth area often shop.
There are also many other shopping centers and stores located through the community on busy thoroughfares with high traffic volumes.
For information on location assistance, please call the Chamber of Commerce at (734) 453-1540.
Statistics on the Plymouth Community
- Total Population of Plymouth & Plymouth Township: 37,000
- Within five miles of Plymouth: 175,000
- Residents with Bachelor’s degree or higher: 42%
- National Average: 24%
- Average household income over $75,000: 50%
- Average household income over $100,000: 29%
- Average household income over $150, 0000: 12%
Age of Population:
- Under 20: 23%
- 20-55: 48%
- 55-64: 10%
- 65 & Older: 19%
Statistics derived from previous census