Westland 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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

Westland Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
81,511

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.7%
5 - 17:
13.9%
18 - 24:
8.0%
25 - 34:
15.2%
35 - 54:
25.5%
55 - 64:
14.2%
Over 65 Years:
16.5%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.3%
4.3%
High School Graduates
89.8%
89.8%
College Graduated
22.1%
22.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Westland
$28,634
$28,634
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Westland
$50,710
$50,710
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.4%

Employment Industries in Westland

 
Manufacturing
18.3%
18.3%
Healthcare
14.3%
14.3%
Retail
12.2%
12.2%
Accommodation
8.2%
8.2%
Transportation
6.0%
6.0%
Education
6.0%
6.0%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.4%
5.4%
Administration
5.2%
5.2%
Finance
4.9%
4.9%
Other
4.4%
4.4%
Construction
4.2%
4.2%
Wholesale
3.1%
3.1%
Public Service
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
71.5%
71.5%
Black Or African American
17.2%
17.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Asian
4.6%
4.6%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.3%
2.3%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
4.1%
4.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
14.7%
14.7%
Polish
11.9%
11.9%
Irish
10.5%
10.5%
English
6.6%
6.6%
Italian
4.6%
4.6%
French
2.9%
2.9%
African
2.3%
2.3%
Scottish
2.0%
2.0%
European
1.7%
1.7%
French Canadian
1.6%
1.6%
Finnish
1.2%
1.2%
Dutch
1.1%
1.1%
Hungarian
1.1%
1.1%
Swedish
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.8%
0.8%
Other Arab
0.7%
0.7%
Norwegian
0.6%
0.6%
Welsh
0.6%
0.6%
Romanian
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
87.6%
87.6%
Polish
6.5%
6.5%
Spanish
3.0%
3.0%
Arabic
2.1%
2.1%
Langs. of India
1.5%
1.5%
Italian
0.9%
0.9%
Other Indo-European
0.7%
0.7%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
Chinese
0.5%
0.5%
Other Asian languages
0.4%
0.4%
Serbo-Croatian
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
Urdu
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
West Germanic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Westland Residents:
8.9%