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Detroit city, Michigan

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Table

Detroit city, Michigan
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 639,111
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
NA
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 639,111
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 713,777
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.9%
Female persons, percent
52.7%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
14.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
77.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.4%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
2.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
11.0%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 25,491
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 6.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 47.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $52,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,091
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $449
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $850
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 270,446
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.44
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 85.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 11.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 85.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 71.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 81.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 16.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 15.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
9.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 54.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 53.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,237,286
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 6,771,615
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 19,668,098
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,196,348
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $4,557
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 25.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $32,498
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $19,569
Persons in poverty, percent
33.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 61,868
Men-owned firms, 2012 21,089
Women-owned firms, 2012 38,576
Minority-owned firms, 2012 50,946
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 9,747
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 5,266
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 55,154
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 5,144.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 138.75
FIPS Code 2622000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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