Harper Woods is a suburban city located in Wayne County in the State of Michigan. It is a part of the Detroit metropolitan area and was incorporated as a city on February 19, 1951. The community has a history tied closely to the development of the eastern suburbs of Detroit.

The city is known for its residential character and is home to the Eastland Center, a major shopping mall that has been a key retail hub in the area since its opening in 1957. Harper Woods has seen various changes over the years, adapting to the evolving economic and social landscapes of the region.


Geographically, Harper Woods is relatively small, covering an area of 2.63 square miles, all land, as reported by the United States Census Bureau. It is situated to the northeast of the city of Detroit and is bounded by the suburban cities of Grosse Pointe Woods, Eastpointe, and St. Clair Shores.

The terrain of Harper Woods is typical of the Metro Detroit area, featuring flat land with a mix of residential, commercial, and green spaces. The city's proximity to major waterways such as Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River has influenced its development and recreational opportunities.


As of recent demographic data, Harper Woods has a population that includes a diverse mix of individuals, with a notable percentage of African American residents, along with Caucasian, Hispanic, Asian, and other racial and ethnic groups. The demographic composition has been changing, reflecting broader trends in the metropolitan area.

The city's population has experienced both growth and decline at different times, with recent trends showing a stabilization of numbers. Harper Woods continues to maintain a community-oriented atmosphere with schools, parks, and local businesses serving the needs of its residents.

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