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Total population: 910,920 (All urban)

Detroit,MI index of house prices


Houses: 375,096 (336,428 occupied: 184,672 owner occupied, 151,756 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

45%
State:

45%

Housing density: 2703 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $124,628.


Median contract rent in 2009: $534 (lower quartile is $415, upper quartile is $680)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $561


Median gross rent in Detroit, MI in 2009: $734


Housing units in Detroit with a mortgage: 103,299 (9,373 second mortgage, 11,529 home equity loan, 518 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 60,883


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $47,736


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $30,623


Median monthly housing costs: $806





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Detroit, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $67,000 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Detroit:

$67,000
Michigan:

$132,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $40,400 - $95,200

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $76,864
Here:

$76,864
State:

$168,888

Townhouses or other attached units: $77,223
Here:

$77,223
State:

$147,658

In 2-unit structures: $61,055
Here:

$61,055
State:

$101,322

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $67,355
Here:

$67,355
State:

$133,558

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,363
Here:

$104,363
State:

$144,298

Mobile homes: $245,206
Here:

$245,206
State:

$39,606

Median year house/condo built: 1946

Median year apartment built: 1947

Household type by relationship:

Households: 931,738
  • In family households: 794,455 (98,910 male householders, 121,508 female householders)
    93,174 spouses, 333,582 children (310,894 natural, 8,894 adopted, 13,794 stepchildren), 52,667 grandchildren, 21,726 brothers or sisters, 9,619 parents, 28,991 other relatives, 34,278 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 137,283 (55,415 male householders (45,834 living alone)), 60,649 female householders (53,911 living alone)), 21,219 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 19,532 (11,066 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 69,726 2-persons, 55,278 3-persons, 42,214 4-persons, 25,935 5-persons, 14,012 6-persons, 13,253 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 99,745 1-person, 13,422 2-persons, 1,802 3-persons, 682 4-persons, 203 5-persons, 131 6-persons, 79 7-or-more-persons.

88,014 married couples with children.
141,851 single-parent households (15,985 men, 125,866 women).

90.8% of residents of Detroit speak English at home.
4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (51% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 45,541 (4.8%)
(33.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Detroit, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 139
  • 2 rooms: 1,972
  • 3 rooms: 8,162
  • 4 rooms: 12,303
  • 5 rooms: 40,509
  • 6 rooms: 54,622
  • 7 rooms: 32,030
  • 8 rooms: 17,728
  • 9 or more rooms: 17,207
  • 1 room: 5,875
  • 2 rooms: 12,158
  • 3 rooms: 26,893
  • 4 rooms: 22,255
  • 5 rooms: 35,703
  • 6 rooms: 27,843
  • 7 rooms: 11,751
  • 8 rooms: 5,461
  • 9 or more rooms: 3,817
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Detroit, Michigan
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 1,047
  • 1 bedroom: 5,675
  • 2 bedrooms: 44,260
  • 3 bedrooms: 98,789
  • 4 bedrooms: 27,202
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7,699
  • no bedroom: 8,731
  • 1 bedroom: 37,969
  • 2 bedrooms: 53,122
  • 3 bedrooms: 41,205
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,589
  • 5+ bedrooms: 2,140
Cars and other vehicles available in Detroit, Michigan in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 22,255
  • 1 vehicle: 75,812
  • 2 vehicles: 61,587
  • 3 vehicles: 19,107
  • 4 vehicles: 4,535
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,376
  • no vehicle: 51,427
  • 1 vehicle: 72,455
  • 2 vehicles: 22,818
  • 3 vehicles: 3,658
  • 4 vehicles: 736
  • 5+ vehicles: 662

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,149
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,514
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,585
  • 1980 to 1989: 8,741
  • 1970 to 1979: 14,590
  • 1960 to 1969: 26,925
  • 1950 to 1959: 88,666
  • 1940 to 1949: 106,794
  • 1939 or earlier: 144,532

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Detroit, MI house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Detroit, MI:

  • Less than $10,000: 5294
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 4735
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 5326
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 5905
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 6385
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 6738
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 7296
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 15307
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 16170
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 17823
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 17802
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 16426
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 13292
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 13495
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 7128
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 4221
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 2324
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 1984
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 1108
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 821
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 354
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 271
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 141
  • $1,000,000 or more: 238
 


Detroit rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Detroit:

  • Less than $100: 392 people
  • $100 to $149: 829
  • $150 to $199: 3,478
  • $200 to $249: 2,876
  • $250 to $299: 2,323
  • $300 to $349: 2,767
  • $350 to $399: 3,392
  • $400 to $449: 5,196
  • $450 to $499: 7,075
  • $500 to $549: 7,670
  • $550 to $599: 8,126
  • $600 to $649: 8,930
  • $650 to $699: 8,537
  • $700 to $749: 7,846
  • $750 to $799: 7,682
  • $800 to $899: 13,598
  • $900 to $999: 13,353
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 20,430
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 6,511
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 2,548
  • $2,000 or more: 206
  • No cash rent: 7,793
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 16,656
  • 1990 to 1994: 9,064
  • 1985 to 1989: 5,068
  • 1980 to 1984: 3,549
  • 1975 to 1979: 2,944
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,376
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,469
  • 1965 to 1969: 4,415


Detroit, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 72.1%
Number of people working at home: 5,807 (1.8% of all workers)


Detroit commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 4221
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 16719
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 32917
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 51113
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 60923
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 23478
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 58109
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 8542
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 9643
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 22512
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 14701
  • 90 or more minutes: 10764
 


Detroit mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 219,118 (69%)
  • Carpooled: 54,537 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 25,548 (8%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 201 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 151 (0%)
  • Railroad: 26 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 14 (0%)
  • Taxi: 1,694 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 62 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 507 (0%)
  • Walked: 8,977 (3%)
  • Other means: 2,807 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 5,807 (2%)
 


Detroit, MI household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 64304
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 27914
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 26758
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 27375
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 23762
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 21301
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 18696
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 17138
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 14096
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 24597
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 25835
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 23430
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 10843
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 4448
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 2887
  • $200,000 or more: 3098
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 655669
 Subsaharan African:: 16525
 Polish: 16257
 African: 13881
 United States or American: 11574
 German: 10575
 Irish: 8223
 Arab:: 8006
 Italian: 6116
 English: 4622
 Arab/Arabic: 3572
 French (except Basque): 2936
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 2882
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 1916
 Jamaican: 1912
 Lebanese: 1744
 Scottish: 1529
 French Canadian: 1515
 Nigerian: 1459
 Romanian: 1373
 Hungarian: 1022
 Scotch-Irish: 1020
 Other Arab: 1007
 Ukrainian: 1000
 Iraqi: 955
 Russian: 808
 Dutch: 699
 European: 630
 Canadian: 627
 Swedish: 576
 Greek: 526
 Norwegian: 497
 Finnish: 486
 Belgian: 474
 Lithuanian: 430
 Slovak: 343
 Maltese: 342
 Albanian: 315
 Danish: 310
 Ethiopian: 285
 Other Subsaharan African: 273
 Czech: 250
 West Indian: 249
 Palestinian: 214
 Armenian: 210
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 207
 Austrian: 207
 Liberian: 204
 Welsh: 177
 Yugoslavian: 171
 British: 171
 Haitian: 169
 Syrian: 162
 Croatian: 162
 Serbian: 156
 Moroccan: 150
 Ghanian: 147
 Macedonian: 124
 Czechoslovakian: 123
 Iranian: 111
 Guyanese: 111
 Egyptian: 110
 British West Indian: 107
 Bahamian: 98
 Scandinavian: 92
 Jordanian: 92
 Portuguese: 87
 Senegalese: 83
 Barbadian: 81
 Bulgarian: 68
 Afghan: 62
 Turkish: 61
 German Russian: 60
 Swiss: 55
 Somalian: 52
 Slovene: 49
 Cape Verdean: 44
 Eastern European: 43
 Brazilian: 41
 South African: 39
 Israeli: 34
 Slavic: 33
 Northern European: 32
 Sudanese: 27
 Latvian: 27
 Belizean: 24
 Bermudan: 17
 Pennsylvania German: 17
 Zairian: 15
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 12
 Icelander: 10
 Alsatian: 10
 Celtic: 9
 Sierra Leonean: 9
 Carpatho Rusyn: 7
 Kenyan: 7
 Dutch West Indian: 6
 Acadian/Cajun: 5
 Australian: 4


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (33%)
  • Iraq (8%)
  • Other Western Asia (4%)
  • India (4%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Bangladesh (3%)
  • Jamaica (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 671147
  • Northeast: 15601
  • Midwest: 30126
  • South: 174258
  • West: 8264

61% of Detroit residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 85% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5,641
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,694
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5,258
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9,742
  • 9th grade: 9,440
  • 10th grade: 15,076
  • 11th grade: 17,235
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 19,289
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 79,693
  • Less than 1 year of college: 17,594
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 36,186
  • Associate degree: 10,548
  • Bachelor's degree: 15,612
  • Master's degree: 5,940
  • Professional school degree: 2,404
  • Doctorate degree: 1,305

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5,815
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,585
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4,462
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9,962
  • 9th grade: 9,403
  • 10th grade: 15,872
  • 11th grade: 19,902
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 20,877
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 89,782
  • Less than 1 year of college: 27,211
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 51,549
  • Associate degree: 18,327
  • Bachelor's degree: 22,744
  • Master's degree: 10,738
  • Professional school degree: 2,163
  • Doctorate degree: 930

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 9.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 8.4%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 17.0%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 12.8%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 10.2%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 9.3%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 5.9%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 8.9%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 12.6%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 14.0%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 12.6%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 12.4%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 13.7%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 12.4%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $28,237
  • Black householders: $25,810
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $18,714
  • Asian householders: $22,605
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $35,194
  • Some other race householders: $28,204
  • Two or more races householders: $25,556
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $25,033
Detroit household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Detroit household income for Black householders
Detroit household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Detroit household income for Asian householders
Detroit household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Detroit household income for Some other race householders
Detroit household income for Two or more races householders
Detroit household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Detroit marital status for males
Detroit marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $61,665
  • Black or African American householders: $69,453
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $89,297
  • Asian householders: $80,976
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $90,684
  • Some other race householders: $49,609
  • Two or more races householders: $70,307
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $48,756

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 237,129
  • One, attached: 25,065
  • Two: 40,558
  • 3 or 4: 11,779
  • 5 to 9: 7,922
  • 10 to 19: 10,204
  • 20 to 49: 14,001
  • 50 or more: 26,834
  • Mobile homes: 1,438
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 166

Median worth of mobile homes: $39,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Detroit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Detroit
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (95.3%)
  • Electricity (2.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (84.0%)
  • Electricity (11.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 13,371
Here:

9.0%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5,057
Here:

8.0%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10,391
Here:

25.6%
Michigan:

16.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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