• Browse the table, sort columns by clicking on their header or search using the search bar.
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Layer NameCategoryMapInfo TAB DownloadESRI Arc Shape DownloadSize ApproximatePosted Date
City of Detroit BoundariesCity BoundariesTABSHP11 KB9/19/2003
Wayne County City BoundariesCity BoundariesTABSHP62 KB10/10/2003
Macomb County City BoundariesCity BoundariesTABSHP30 KB10/10/2003
Oakland County City BoundariesCity BoundariesTABSHP88 KB10/10/2003
Detroit Roads MGF (Version 2; large file download)RoadsTABSHP3,481 KB10/10/2003
Detroit Street Labels (Freeways, Major, Secondary, and Local Labels)RoadsTABSHP298 KB8/21/2006
Detroit & Wayne County Roads MGF (Version 5; large file download)RoadsTABSHP8,911 KB8/21/2006
Wayne County Roads MGF (large file download)RoadsTABSHP7,297 KB10/10/2003
Macomb County Roads MGF (large file download)RoadsTABSHP3,242 KB10/10/2003
Oakland County Roads MGF (large file download)RoadsTABSHP6,770 KB10/10/2003
Detroit Street Repaving 2003-04RoadsTABSHP43 KB8/21/2006
Neighborhood Cluster 1Planning BasemapsTABSHP555 KB10/10/2003
Neighborhood Cluster 2Planning BasemapsTABSHP405 KB10/10/2003
Neighborhood Cluster 3Planning BasemapsTABSHP513 KB10/10/2003
Neighborhood Cluster 4Planning BasemapsTABSHP338 KB10/10/2003
Neighborhood Cluster 5Planning BasemapsTABSHP415 KB10/10/2003
Neighborhood Cluster 6Planning BasemapsTABSHP398 KB10/10/2003
Neighborhood Cluster 7Planning BasemapsTABSHP442 KB10/10/2003
Neighborhood Cluster 8Planning BasemapsTABSHP345 KB10/10/2003
Neighborhood Cluster 9Planning BasemapsTABSHP344 KB10/10/2003
Neighborhood Cluster 10Planning BasemapsTABSHP261 KB10/10/2003
Future General Land Use (large file download)Master Plan: 1992 – 2008TABSHP3,601 KB8/21/2006
Planning SectorsMaster Plan: 1992 – 2008TABSHP24 KB9/19/2003
Planning SubsectorsMaster Plan: 1992 – 2008TABSHP39 KB10/10/2003
Neighborhood ClustersMaster Plan 2009TABSHP25 KB8/21/2006
Neighborhood AreasMaster Plan 2009TABSHP42 KB8/21/2006
Future General Land Use (large file download)Master Plan 2009TABSHP3,517 KB8/21/2006
Future General Land Use LabelsMaster Plan 2009TABSHP84 KB8/21/2006
Passenger RailMaster Plan 2009TABSHP8 KB8/21/2006
Mass TransitMaster Plan 2009TABSHP140 KB8/21/2006
Non-Motorized (Conceptual)Master Plan 2009TABSHP10 KB8/21/2006
Police StationsPublic ServicesTABSHP5 KB8/21/2006
Fire StationsPublic ServicesTABSHP11 KB8/21/2006
Neighborhood City Hall OfficesPublic ServicesTABSHP3 KB10/10/2003
LibrariesPublic ServicesTABSHP8 KB8/21/2006
Parks and Recreation Department SitesPublic ServicesTABSHP56 KB8/21/2006
Detroit Public SchoolsPublic ServicesTABSHP83 KB8/21/2006
Other SchoolsPublic ServicesTABSHP23 KB8/21/2006
Colleges & UniversitiesPublic ServicesTABSHP10 KB8/21/2006
Medical Facilities in Southeast MIPublic ServicesTABSHP20 KB11/25/2003
Shopping Centers in Southeast MIPublic ServicesTABSHP37 KB11/25/2003
Historic SitesDistrictsTABSHP43 KB9/19/2003
Local Historic DistrictsDistrictsTABSHP99 KB8/21/2006
Neighborhood Enterprise Zones (NEZs)DistrictsTABSHP312 KB8/21/2006
Obsolete PropertyDistrictsTABSHP10 KB8/21/2006
Empowerment Zone (EZ)DistrictsTABSHP12 KB9/19/2003
Renaissance Zones (RZs)DistrictsTABSHP44 KB10/10/2003
Renewal CommunityDistrictsTABSHP10 KB9/19/2003
ONCR BoundariesDistrictsTABSHP17 KB10/10/2003
Building Permits 1995PermitsTABSHP895 KB5/13/2005
Building Permits 1996PermitsTABSHP863 KB5/13/2005
Building Permits 1997PermitsTABSHP1,205 KB5/13/2005
Building Permits 1998PermitsTABSHP1,063 KB5/13/2005
Building Permits 1999PermitsTABSHP1,205 KB5/13/2005
Building Permits 2000PermitsTABSHP1,253 KB5/13/2005
Building Permits 2001PermitsTABSHP1,147 KB5/13/2005
Building Permits 2002PermitsTABSHP1,306 KB5/13/2005
Building Permits 2003PermitsTABSHP1,296 KB5/13/2005
Building Permits 2004PermitsTABSHP1,204 KB5/13/2005
Building Permits 1995 - 2004PermitsTABSHP11,059 KB5/13/2005
2000 Census TractsCENSUS 2000TABSHP94 KB9/19/2003
2000 Block GroupsCENSUS 2000TABSHP187 KB9/19/2003
2000 Education by Census TractsCENSUS 2000TABSHP108 KB9/19/2003
2000 Employment by Census TractsCENSUS 2000TABSHP137 KB11/25/2003
2000 Foreign Born by Census TractsCENSUS 2000TABSHP105 KB11/25/2003
2000 Households by Census TractsCENSUS 2000TABSHP109 KB9/19/2003
2000 Housing Units by Census TractsCENSUS 2000TABSHP111 KB11/25/2003
2000 Income by Census TractsCENSUS 2000TABSHP108 KB11/25/2003
2000 Owner Occupied Housing Unit Value by Census TractsCENSUS 2000TABSHP106 KB9/19/2003
2000 Population by Census TractsCENSUS 2000TABSHP133 KB11/25/2003
2000 Households by Block GroupsCENSUS 2000TABSHP202 KB9/19/2003
2000 Housing Units by Block GroupsCENSUS 2000TABSHP198 KB9/19/2003
2000 Low and Moderate Income by Block GroupsCENSUS 2000TABSHP232 KB9/19/2003
2000 Population by Block GroupsCENSUS 2000TABSHP229 KB9/19/2003
Wayne County 2000 TractsCENSUS 2000TABSHP300 KB10/10/2003
Macomb County 2000 TractsCENSUS 2000TABSHP112 KB10/10/2003
Oakland County 2000 TractsCENSUS 2000TABSHP241 KB10/10/2003
Neighborhood ClustersCENSUS 2000, Neighborhood ClustersTABSHP24 KB9/19/2003
2000 Education by Neighborhood ClustersCENSUS 2000, Neighborhood ClustersTABSHP24 KB9/19/2003
2000 Households by Neighborhood ClustersCENSUS 2000, Neighborhood ClustersTABSHP24 KB9/19/2003
2000 Housing Units by Neighborhood ClustersCENSUS 2000, Neighborhood ClustersTABSHP25 KB9/19/2003
2000 Income by Neighborhood ClustersCENSUS 2000, Neighborhood ClustersTABSHP25 KB9/19/2003
2000 Occupied Housing Unit Value by Neighborhood ClustersCENSUS 2000, Neighborhood ClustersTABSHP25 KB9/19/2003
2000 Population by Neighborhood ClustersCENSUS 2000, Neighborhood ClustersTABSHP25 KB9/19/2003
1990 Census TractsCENSUS 1990TABSHP96 KB9/19/2003
1990 Block GroupsCENSUS 1990TABSHP214 KB9/19/2003
1990 Housing Units by Census TractsCENSUS 1990TABSHP106 KB9/19/2003
1990 Population by Census TractsCENSUS 1990TABSHP132 KB9/19/2003
Wayne County 1990 TractsCENSUS 1990TABSHP225 KB10/10/2003
Macomb County 1990 TractsCENSUS 1990TABSHP86 KB10/10/2003
Oakland County 1990 TractsCENSUS 1990TABSHP174 KB10/10/2003
1990 United Way Sub-CommunitiesFoundation Target AreasTABSHP41 KB9/19/2003
2000 United Way Sub-CommunitiesFoundation Target AreasTABSHP39 KB9/19/2003
LISC Strategic Investment AreasFoundation Target AreasTABSHP14 KB8/21/2006
Skillman Foundationメs Good NeighborhoodsFoundation Target AreasTABSHP12 KB8/21/2006
CRS Clusters 1997Community Reinvestment Strategy (CRS)TABSHP25 KB9/19/2003
Employment by 1997 CRS ClusterCommunity Reinvestment Strategy (CRS)TABSHP26 KB9/19/2003
1997 CRS Housing Condition Survey by 1990 Block GroupsCommunity Reinvestment Strategy (CRS)TABSHP228 KB9/19/2003
Detroit Rails MGFRailsTABSHP70 KB10/10/2003
Wayne County Rails MGFRailsTABSHP147 KB10/10/2003
Macomb County Rails MGFRailsTABSHP24 KB10/10/2003
Oakland County Rails MGFRailsTABSHP67 KB10/10/2003
Detroit Waterbodies MGF (Line & Polygon)WaterbodiesTABSHP32 KB10/10/2003
Wayne County Waterbodies MGF (Line & Polygon)WaterbodiesTABSHP308 KB10/10/2003
Macomb County Waterbodies MGF (Line & Polygon)WaterbodiesTABSHP335 KB10/10/2003
Oakland County Waterbodies MGF (Line & Polygon)WaterbodiesTABSHP1,183 KB10/10/2003
Flood Insurance Rate Maps, DetroitFIRMsTABSHP154 KB10/10/2003
Flood Insurance Rate Maps, Wayne CountyFIRMsTABSHP2,801 KB10/10/2003

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