Detroit, MI
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Detroit Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Detroit Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
672,795

Age

PEOPLE OF Michigan DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.15
5 To 17 18.07
18 To 24 11.61
25 To 34 13.40
35 To 54 24.65
55 To 64 12.55
65 Years And Over 12.57

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.2
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 79.0
COLLEGE GRADUATES 13.8

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Detroit 15562 13911.84055784639 #EE2025
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Detroit 26249 12652.395683453238 #EE2025
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
39.4%

Employment Industries in Detroit

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 17.9
Manufacturing 14.5
Retail 10.3
Accommodation 9.4
Administration 8.2
Education 6.5
Other 5.4
Transportation 4.7
Public Service 4.1
Construction 3.5
Finance 3.2
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3.1
Arts 2.6


Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 9.5
Black Or African American 79.4
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.3
Asian 1.4
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.9
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 7.5

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 1.7
Irish 1.6
Polish 1.4
African 1.2
English 0.7
Italian 0.7
French 0.5
Scottish 0.2
French Canadian 0.2
Other Arab 0.2
Dutch 0.2
Jamaican 0.2
Ukrainian 0.2
Iraqi 0.1
European 0.1
Russian 0.1
Swedish 0.1
Hungarian 0.1
Finnish 0.1
Romanian 0.1

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 89.5
Spanish 6.5
Arabic 1.5
French 0.3
African languages 0.2
Native American languages 0.2
Slavic languages 0.2
Langs. of India 0.2
Chinese 0.1
Polish 0.1
Other Indo-European 0.1
German/Yiddish 0.1
Urdu 0.1
Miao/Hmong 0.1
Tagalog 0.0
Russian 0.0
Korean 0.0
French Creole 0.0
Other Asian languages 0.0
Scandinavian languages 0.0

Foreign Born Detroit Residents:
5.5%