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  • To view the following GIS layers, you will need GIS software, Click Here for directions.
  • All map layers are zipped, compressed with www.winzip.com software. Go to their website and download the evaluation version.
  • The map layers are in the MapInfo format (TAB & MIF) and ESRI's ArcView format (SHP) using the Projection: US State Plane Coordinate System, Michigan 2113, Southern Zone, NAD83 (1983, feet), US Survey Feet.
  • Any and all data translation or reprojection is the responsibility of the recipient.
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  • Disclaimer: This service has been started to facilitate public access to information. The files are offered "as is"; their accuracy is NOT warranted; and they come withOUT any professional liability. The maps are for reference only and should not be considered to be of survey precision. None of the information is official source documentation. And, while considerable effort is made to verify the information, due to its volume and highly dynamic nature, only the official source documents should be used where accuracy, completeness and currency are required. It is advised that you independently verify important information directly with the appropriate agency. By clicking on our links, users accept these limitations and conditions.
  • >Click on TAB, MIF or SHP of the Layer you want to download. A window should pop up
  • >Click on the Save button, locate your Hard drive and Folder where you want the file saved (write down this location)
  • >Click Save.
  • Locate the GIS Layer file downloaded on your hard drive, >Double-click it, Extract files (using Winzip) to a place on your computer's Hard drive where you want to store your maps. We suggest you create a folder C:\maps and save layer files there. Suggested methods for storage of map files.
  • Each zip file will have between 3-6 files related to the GIS layer, the important file is the (TAB, or MIF, or SHP) file depending on your GIS software. ProViewer users should download the TAB files. Also included is a data dictionary in Excel (XLS) file format which describes all of the data characteristics of the layer. 
  • Further instructions are in the Help & Manuals.

 

Layer Name

MapInfo TAB  Format *Preferred by P&DD & ProViewer

MapInfo Interchange Format ESRI ARC Shape

Size Approx.

Posted Date

  Click Here for more details on TAB, MIF, and SHP file formats    
City Boundaries

City of Detroit Boundaries

TAB

MIF SHP

11 KB

9/19/03

Wayne County City Boundaries TAB MIF SHP 62 KB

10/10/03

Macomb County City Boundaries TAB MIF SHP 30 KB 10/10/03
Oakland County City Boundaries TAB MIF SHP 88 KB 10/10/03
Roads
Detroit Roads MGF (Version 2; large file download) TAB  MIF SHP 3,481 KB 10/10/03
Detroit Street Labels (Freeways, Major, Secondary, and Local Labels) TAB MIF SHP 298 KB 8/21/06
Detroit & Wayne County Roads MGF  (Version 5; large file download) TAB  MIF SHP 8,911 KB 8/21/06
Wayne County Roads MGF (large file download) TAB  MIF SHP 7,297 KB 10/10/03
Macomb County Roads MGF (large file download) TAB MIF SHP 3,242 KB 10/10/03
Oakland County Roads MGF (large file download) TAB  MIF SHP 6,770 KB 10/10/03
Detroit Street Repaving 2003-04 TAB MIF SHP 43 KB 8/21/06
Planning Basemaps

Neighborhood Cluster 1

TAB

MIF SHP

555 KB

10/10/03

Neighborhood Cluster 2 TAB MIF SHP

405 KB

10/10/03

Neighborhood Cluster 3 TAB MIF SHP

513 KB

10/10/03

Neighborhood Cluster 4 TAB MIF SHP

338 KB

10/10/03

Neighborhood Cluster 5 TAB MIF SHP

415 KB

10/10/03

Neighborhood Cluster 6 TAB MIF SHP

398 KB

10/10/03

Neighborhood Cluster 7 TAB MIF SHP

442 KB

10/10/03

Neighborhood Cluster 8 TAB MIF SHP

345 KB

10/10/03

Neighborhood Cluster 9 TAB MIF SHP

344 KB

10/10/03

Neighborhood Cluster 10 TAB MIF SHP

261 KB

10/10/03

Layer Name

MapInfo TAB  Format *Preferred

MapInfo Interchange Format ESRI ARC Shape

Size Approx.

Posted Date

Master Plan (Click here for Current Master Plan documents)

Future General Land Use (large file download)

TAB

MIF SHP

3,601 KB

8/21/06

Planning Sectors

TAB

MIF SHP

24 KB

9/19/03

Planning Subsectors TAB MIF SHP

39 KB

10/10/03

Proposed Master Plan (Click here for Proposed Master Plan documents)

Neighborhood Clusters

TAB

MIF SHP

25 KB

8/21/06

Neighborhood Areas

TAB

MIF SHP

42 KB

8/21/06

Future General Land Use (large file download)

TAB

MIF SHP

3,517 KB

8/21/06

Future General Land Use Labels

TAB

MIF SHP

84 KB

8/21/06

Passenger Rail TAB MIF SHP

8 KB

8/21/06

Mass Transit

TAB

MIF SHP

140 KB

8/21/06

Non-Motorized (Conceptual) TAB MIF SHP

10 KB

8/21/06

Public Services
Police Stations TAB MIF SHP 5 KB 8/21/06
Fire Stations TAB MIF SHP 11 KB 8/21/06
Neighborhood City Hall Offices TAB MIF SHP 3 KB 10/10/03
Libraries TAB MIF SHP 8 KB 8/21/06
Parks and Recreation Department Sites TAB MIF SHP 56 KB 8/21/06
Detroit Public Schools TAB MIF SHP 83 KB 8/21/06
Other Schools TAB MIF SHP 23 KB 8/21/06
Colleges & Universities TAB MIF SHP 10 KB 8/21/06

Medical Facilities in Southeast MI

TAB

MIF SHP

20 KB

11/25/03

Shopping Centers in Southeast MI

TAB

MIF SHP

37 KB

11/25/03

Districts

Historic Sites

TAB

MIF SHP

43 KB

9/19/03

Local Historic Districts

TAB

MIF SHP

99 KB

8/21/06

Neighborhood Enterprise Zones (NEZs)

TAB

MIF SHP

312 KB

8/21/06

Obsolete Property

TAB

MIF SHP

10 KB

8/21/06

Empowerment Zone (EZ)

TAB

MIF SHP

12 KB

9/19/03

Renaissance Zones (RZs) TAB MIF SHP

44 KB

10/10/03

Renewal Community

TAB

MIF SHP

10 KB

9/19/03

ONCR Boundaries TAB MIF SHP

17 KB

10/10/03

Permits
Building Permits 1995 TAB MIF SHP 895 KB 5/13/05
Building Permits 1996 TAB MIF SHP 863 KB 5/13/05
Building Permits 1997 TAB MIF SHP 1,205 KB 5/13/05
Building Permits 1998 TAB MIF SHP 1,063 KB 5/13/05
Building Permits 1999 TAB MIF SHP 1,205 KB 5/13/05
Building Permits 2000 TAB MIF SHP 1,253 KB 5/13/05
Building Permits 2001 TAB MIF SHP 1,147 KB 5/13/05
Building Permits 2002 TAB MIF SHP 1,306 KB 5/13/05
Building Permits 2003 TAB MIF SHP 1,296 KB 5/13/05
Building Permits 2004 TAB MIF SHP 1,204 KB 5/13/05
Building Permits 2005 TAB MIF SHP  KB 8/21/06
Building Permits 1995 - 2004 TAB MIF SHP 11,059  KB 5/13/05
Building Permits 2005 - June, 2006 TAB MIF SHP   KB 8/21/06

Layer Name

MapInfo TAB  Format *Preferred

MapInfo Interchange Format ESRI ARC Shape

Size Approx.

Posted Date

CENSUS 2000

2000 Census Tracts

TAB

MIF SHP

94 KB

9/19/03

2000 Block Groups

TAB

MIF SHP

187 KB

9/19/03

2000 Education by Census Tracts

TAB

MIF SHP

108 KB

9/19/03

2000 Employment by Census Tracts

TAB

MIF SHP

137 KB

11/25/03

2000 Foreign Born by Census Tracts

TAB

MIF SHP

105 KB

11/25/03

2000 Households by Census Tracts

TAB

MIF SHP

109 KB

9/19/03

2000 Housing Units by Census Tracts

TAB

MIF SHP

111 KB

11/25/03

2000 Income by Census Tracts

TAB

MIF SHP

108 KB

11/25/03

2000 Owner Occupied Housing Unit Value by Census Tracts

TAB

MIF SHP

106 KB

9/19/03

2000 Population by Census Tracts

TAB

MIF SHP

133 KB

11/25/03

2000 Households by Block Groups

TAB

MIF SHP

202 KB

9/19/03

2000 Housing Units by Block Groups

TAB

MIF SHP

198 KB

9/19/03

2000 Low and Moderate Income by Block Groups

TAB

MIF SHP

232 KB

9/19/03

2000 Population by Block Groups

TAB

MIF SHP

229 KB

9/19/03

Wayne County 2000 Tracts TAB MIF SHP 300 KB

10/10/03

Macomb County 2000 Tracts TAB MIF SHP 112 KB

10/10/03

Oakland County 2000 Tracts TAB MIF SHP 241 KB

10/10/03

CENSUS 2000, Neighborhood Clusters

Neighborhood Clusters

TAB

MIF SHP

24 KB

9/19/03

2000 Education by Neighborhood Clusters

TAB

MIF SHP

24 KB

9/19/03

2000 Households by Neighborhood Clusters

TAB

MIF SHP

24 KB

9/19/03

2000 Housing Units by Neighborhood Clusters

TAB

MIF SHP

25 KB

9/19/03

2000 Income by Neighborhood Clusters

TAB

MIF SHP

25 KB

9/19/03

2000 Occupied Housing Unit Value by Neighborhood Clusters

TAB

MIF SHP

25 KB

9/19/03

2000 Population by Neighborhood Clusters

TAB

MIF SHP

25 KB

9/19/03

Layer Name

MapInfo TAB  Format *Preferred

MapInfo Interchange Format ESRI ARC Shape

Size Approx.

Posted Date

CENSUS 1990

1990 Census Tracts

TAB

MIF SHP

96 KB

9/19/03

1990 Block Groups

TAB

MIF SHP

214 KB

9/19/03

1990 Housing Units by Census Tracts

TAB

MIF SHP

106 KB

9/19/03

1990 Population by Census Tracts

TAB

MIF SHP

132 KB

9/19/03

Wayne County 1990 Tracts TAB MIF SHP 225 KB

10/10/03

Macomb County 1990 Tracts TAB MIF SHP 86 KB

10/10/03

Oakland County 1990 Tracts TAB MIF SHP 174 KB

10/10/03

Foundation Target Areas

1990 United Way Sub-Communities

TAB

MIF SHP

41 KB

9/19/03

2000 United Way Sub-Communities

TAB

MIF SHP

39 KB

9/19/03

LISC Strategic Investment Areas

TAB

MIF SHP

14 KB

8/21/06

Skillman Foundation's Good Neighborhoods

TAB

MIF SHP

12 KB

8/21/06

CRS (Community Reinvestment Strategy - Click for more info)

CRS Clusters 1997

TAB

MIF SHP

25 KB

9/19/03

Employment by 1997 CRS Cluster

TAB

MIF SHP

26 KB

9/19/03

1997 CRS Housing Condition Survey by 1990 Block Groups

TAB

MIF SHP

228 KB

9/19/03

Rails
Detroit Rails MGF TAB MIF SHP 70 KB 10/10/03
Wayne County Rails MGF TAB MIF SHP 147 KB 10/10/03
Macomb County Rails MGF TAB MIF SHP 24 KB 10/10/03
Oakland County Rails MGF TAB MIF SHP 67 KB 10/10/03

Layer Name

MapInfo TAB  Format *Preferred

MapInfo Interchange Format ESRI ARC Shape

Size Approx.

Posted Date

Waterbodies
Detroit Waterbodies MGF (Line & Polygon) TAB MIF SHP 32 KB 10/10/03
Wayne County Waterbodies MGF (Line & Polygon) TAB MIF SHP 308 KB 10/10/03
Macomb County Waterbodies MGF (Line & Polygon) TAB MIF SHP 335 KB 10/10/03
Oakland County Waterbodies MGF (Line & Polygon) TAB MIF SHP 1,183 KB 10/10/03
FIRMs
Flood Insurance Rate Maps, Detroit TAB MIF SHP 154 KB 10/10/03
Flood Insurance Rate Maps, Wayne County TAB MIF SHP 2,801 KB 10/10/03
           
           

For Michigan Geographic Framework primary or source files in MapInfo format for some of the files above, Click Here.