MI

National Population : 333,590,059
Michigan State Population : 10,348,199

About Detroit, MI

Detroit, MI is located in Wayne County in the state of Michigan.

The total City Population for Detroit is about 925,269 with about 1,864 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 3,506,126.

The Average Home Value is $81,369.44, which is roughly 42% lower than the Average Home Value of $141,234.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 57% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $36,436.17, which is roughly 34% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,265.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 37% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Detroit is about 17.3%.

Michigan is ranked #29 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 38.48 out of 100.

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Voting

Wayne County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 55.7% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 68.45%
Republican: 30.32%
Libertarian: 0.75%
Green: 0.28%
Other: 0.2%


Nearby Locations

River Rouge, MI (1.29 mi.)
Hamtramck, MI (2.38 mi.)
Dearborn, MI (6.36 mi.)
Ecorse, MI (7.78 mi.)
Melvindale, MI (7.78 mi.)
Hazel Park, MI (8.09 mi.)
Ferndale, MI (8.71 mi.)
Harper Woods, MI (8.79 mi.)
Lincoln Park, MI (9.25 mi.)
Center Line, MI (9.42 mi.)
Pleasant Rdg, MI (9.57 mi.)
Allen Park, MI (9.89 mi.)
East Detroit, MI (10.01 mi.)
Eastpointe, MI (10.01 mi.)
Huntingtn Wds, MI (10.68 mi.)
Oak Park, MI (10.77 mi.)
Royal Oak, MI (10.83 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 48201, 48202, 48203, 48204, 48205, 48206, 48207, 48208, 48209, 48210, 48211, 48212, 48213, 48214, 48215, 48216, 48217, 48218, 48219, 48220, 48221, 48223, 48224, 48225, 48226, 48227, 48228, 48229, 48230, 48234, 48235, 48236, 48237, 48238, 48239, 48240
Latitude : 42.337771
Longitude : -83.125430
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 594 ft.
Area Code(s) : 248, 313, 586, 734

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.51
Male Population Estimate : 47.50%
Female Population Estimate : 52.50%
Median Age : 36.2
Male Median Age : 34.6
Female Median Age : 37.4

White Population Estimate : 23.69%
Black Population Estimate : 72.73%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 5.91%
Asian Population Estimate : 2.03%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.07%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.16%
Other Population Estimate : 2.97%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Detroit specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Wayne County: About 18 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Wayne County: About 1016 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Wayne County is about 78% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 72% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.