Ann Arbor Tourism, Michigan

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Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the county seat of Washtenaw County. The 2010 census recorded its population to be 113,934, making it the sixth largest city in Michigan. The Ann Arbor Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) includes all of Washtenaw County, which had a population of 344,791 as of 2010. The city is also part of the larger Detroit–Ann Arbor–Flint, MI Combined Statistical Area (CSA) with a population of 5,318,744. Ann Arbor was founded in 1824, named for wives of the village's founders and the stands of Bur Oak trees. The University of Michigan moved from Detroit to Ann Arbor in 1837, and the city grew at a rapid rate in the early to mid-20th century. During the 1960s and 1970s, the city gained a reputation as a center for left-wing politics. Ann Arbor became a focal point for political activism and anti-Vietnam War movement, as well as various student movements. Ann Arbor is home to the University of Michigan, one of the foremost research universities in the United States. The university shapes Ann Arbor's economy significantly as it employs about 30,000 workers, including about 12,000 in the medical center. The city's economy is also centered on high technology, with several companies drawn to the area by the university's research and development money, and by its graduates.

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Ann Arbor, or Tree town is a city in the state of Michigan and is home to the University of Michigan. Many big industry players like Google, Domino's, General Motors, Toyota, and Ford have their presence in the city of Ann Arbor. The city is lively throughout the year with many art and cultural events happening around the university campus and the downtown. Places to see in Ann Arbor include many public art galleries, theatres, parks, and gardens. Some of them are; The University of Michigan Law School Quadrangle, Downtown Ann Arbor, University Musical Society, The Ann and Robert H. Lurie Tower, Domino's Farms, The Cube, The Wave Field, Alley mural, Matthei Botanical Gardens, Gallup Park, and Nichols Arboretum among many more.

 

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Facts and Stats for Ann Arbor*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ann Arbor

    Know the pollution level of Ann Arbor before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 10.29 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 20.45 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 15.91 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 27.27 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 5.36 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 7.5 (Very Low)
  • Ann Arbor: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ann Arbor for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ann Arbor.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20.31 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20.31 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 14.06 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 28.13 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 31.25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 70.31 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 21.67 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 26.67 (Low)
  • Living in Ann Arbor - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Ann Arbor is 198.46 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 77.57 (High)
    • Climate Index 57.3 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 19.22 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 24.14 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.95 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75.69 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.66 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 117.09 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ann Arbor

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ann Arbor

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.11 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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