Gibraltar is a city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 4,656 at the 2010 census.Gibraltar is a southern city of Metro Detroit and is about 12 miles (19.3 km) south of the city of Detroit. The city is bordered by the Detroit River to the east, the city of Trenton to the north, and the township of Brownstown to the south and west. The city is named after Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.41 square miles (11.42 km2), of which 3.78 square miles (9.79 km2) is land and 0.63 square miles (1.63 km2) (14.29%) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,656 people, 1,946 households, and 1,283 families living in the city. The population density was 1,231.7 inhabitants per square mile (475.6/km2). There were 2,217 housing units at an average density of 586.5 per square mile (226.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.7% White, 2.0% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.6% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population. There were 1,946 households, of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together.
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