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Pontiac, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Pontiac,MI index of house prices

Total population: 59,808 (All urban)

Houses: 26,336 (24,234 occupied: 10,233 owner occupied, 13,698 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

57%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,317 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $103,178.

Median contract rent in 2015: $493 (lower quartile is $355, upper quartile is $589)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $596


Median gross rent in Pontiac, MI in 2015: $554

Housing units in Pontiac with a mortgage: 8,464 (633 second mortgage, 925 home equity loan, 55 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,241

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $53,740

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $31,107

Median monthly housing costs: $731


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Pontiac, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $65,743 (it was $73,400 in 2000)
Pontiac:

$65,743
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,968 - $95,739
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1964

Household type by relationship:

Households: 64,895
  • In family households: 53,742 (8,309 male householders, 7,078 female householders)
    8,031 spouses, 21,925 children (20,466 natural, 494 adopted, 965 stepchildren), 2,638 grandchildren, 1,001 brothers or sisters, 497 parents, 1,855 other relatives, 2,408 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,153 (4,288 male householders (3,199 living alone)), 4,599 female householders (3,942 living alone)), 2,266 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,442 (624 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,065 2-persons, 3,942 3-persons, 3,113 4-persons, 1,629 5-persons, 891 6-persons, 747 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,141 1-person, 1,414 2-persons, 207 3-persons, 60 4-persons, 49 5-persons, 16 6-persons.

7,472 married couples with children.
8,934 single-parent households (1,276 men, 7,658 women).

86.2% of residents of Pontiac speak English at home.
9.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 4,084 (6.2%)
(38.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Pontiac, Michigan:

  • 100no bedroom
  • 5351 bedroom
  • 3,6032 bedrooms
  • 6,6733 bedrooms
  • 1,5294 bedrooms
  • 3535+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pontiac, Michigan:

  • 936no bedroom
  • 3,5941 bedroom
  • 4,4802 bedrooms
  • 1,9863 bedrooms
  • 3594 bedrooms
  • 865+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Pontiac in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,045no vehicle
  • 4,5111 vehicle
  • 4,9602 vehicles
  • 1,6543 vehicles
  • 4034 vehicles
  • 2205+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population

Cars and other vehicles available in Pontiac in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,736no vehicle
  • 5,8201 vehicle
  • 2,3802 vehicles
  • 3683 vehicles
  • 624 vehicles
  • 755+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pontiac, Michigan:

  • 01 room
  • 2122 rooms
  • 8183 rooms
  • 1,3354 rooms
  • 3,6075 rooms
  • 3,4996 rooms
  • 1,7147 rooms
  • 9918 rooms
  • 6179+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pontiac, Michigan:

  • 6071 room
  • 1,5102 rooms
  • 2,1933 rooms
  • 2,8144 rooms
  • 2,3555 rooms
  • 1,1426 rooms
  • 5387 rooms
  • 938 rooms
  • 1899+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Pontiac, MI household income distribution

  • Pontiac, MI household income distribution
  • 3,963Less than $10,000
  • 1,968$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,933$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,002$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,813$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,585$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,384$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,221$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,091$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,216$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,970$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,716$75,000 to $99,999
  • 682$100,000 to $124,999
  • 275$125,000 to $149,999
  • 194$150,000 to $199,999
  • 261$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Pontiac, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Pontiac, MI
  • 354Less than $10,000
  • 327$10,000 to $14,999
  • 252$15,000 to $19,999
  • 504$20,000 to $24,999
  • 377$25,000 to $29,999
  • 608$30,000 to $34,999
  • 340$35,000 to $39,999
  • 648$40,000 to $49,999
  • 835$50,000 to $59,999
  • 638$60,000 to $69,999
  • 466$70,000 to $79,999
  • 559$80,000 to $89,999
  • 256$90,000 to $99,999
  • 454$100,000 to $124,999
  • 218$125,000 to $149,999
  • 276$150,000 to $174,999
  • 137$175,000 to $199,999
  • 149$200,000 to $249,999
  • 89$250,000 to $299,999
  • 76$300,000 to $399,999
  • 14$500,000 to $749,999
  • 68$750,000 to $999,999
  • 12$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 15$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Pontiac, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Pontiac, MI
  • 1,109Less than $100
  • 262$100 to $149
  • 266$150 to $199
  • 458$200 to $249
  • 173$250 to $299
  • 78$300 to $349
  • 433$350 to $399
  • 597$400 to $449
  • 549$450 to $499
  • 1,163$500 to $549
  • 912$550 to $599
  • 1,060$600 to $649
  • 1,130$650 to $699
  • 911$700 to $749
  • 808$750 to $799
  • 837$800 to $899
  • 447$900 to $999
  • 370$1,000 to $1,249
  • 94$1,250 to $1,499
  • 19$1,500 to $1,999
  • 37$2,000 to $2,499
  • 798No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,3061995 to March 2000
  • 7581990 to 1994
  • 7591985 to 1989
  • 4751980 to 1984
  • 1491975 to 1979
  • 1651970 to 1974
  • 1371965 to 1969
  • 335Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population
Pontiac commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 510
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,051
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,209
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,214
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,931
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,200
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,734
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 502
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 592
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,249
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 931
  • 90 or more minutes: 409
Pontiac, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.5%
Number of people working at home: 276 (1.1% of all workers)

Pontiac mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 19,891 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 4,476 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 194 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 21 (0%)
  • Railroad: 1 (0%)
  • Taxi: 60 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 61 (0%)
  • Walked: 575 (2%)
  • Other means: 253 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 276 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 34,625
 German: 3,063
 United States or American: 2,550
 Irish: 1,747
 English: 1,706
 Subsaharan African:: 1,256
 African: 1,185
 Polish: 1,030
 Italian: 771
 French (except Basque): 614
 French Canadian: 564
 Dutch: 413
 Scottish: 410
 Arab:: 335
 Scotch-Irish: 264
 Canadian: 169
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 151
 Hungarian: 149
 European: 148
 Russian: 146
 Syrian: 145
 Swedish: 145
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 143
 Norwegian: 141
 Jamaican: 110
 Welsh: 110
 Romanian: 87
 Ukrainian: 87
 British: 80
 Lebanese: 73
 Finnish: 60
 Greek: 54
 Czech: 44
 Danish: 39
 Albanian: 38
 Arab/Arabic: 34
 Jordanian: 33
 Armenian: 32
 Nigerian: 29
 Moroccan: 29
 Northern European: 28
 Slovene: 25
 Scandinavian: 24
 Latvian: 22
 Austrian: 20
 Ethiopian: 18
 Serbian: 17
 West Indian: 17
 Belgian: 16
 Slavic: 16
 Barbadian: 15
 Liberian: 14
 Other Arab: 13
 Lithuanian: 13
 Pennsylvania German: 12
 Slovak: 12
 Iranian: 12
 Croatian: 12
 Swiss: 11
 Ghanian: 10
 British West Indian: 9
 Maltese: 9
 Palestinian: 8
 Portuguese: 7
 Yugoslavian: 7
 German Russian: 6

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

  • 42%Mexico
  • 14%Laos
  • 6%Thailand
  • 4%Canada
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 3%El Salvador
  • 2%Jamaica

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

  • This state: 44,098
  • Northeast: 1,357
  • Midwest: 3,175
  • South: 10,967
  • West: 1,196

51% of Pontiac residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 415
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 200
  • 5th and 6th grade: 465
  • 7th and 8th grade: 780
  • 9th grade: 597
  • 10th grade: 945
  • 11th grade: 1,263
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,387
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,105
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,336
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,357
  • Associate degree: 756
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,305
  • Master's degree: 368
  • Professional school degree: 135
  • Doctorate degree: 15

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 431
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 77
  • 5th and 6th grade: 372
  • 7th and 8th grade: 885
  • 9th grade: 749
  • 10th grade: 1,227
  • 11th grade: 1,286
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,128
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,670
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,908
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,841
  • Associate degree: 1,063
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,537
  • Master's degree: 591
  • Professional school degree: 81
  • Doctorate degree: 22

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 6.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 15.7%Males
  • 8.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 6.4%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 11.3%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 9.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 15.8%Males
  • 19.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.2%Males
  • 14.1%Females
Pontiac marital status for males
Pontiac marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,237
  • One, attached: 1,361
  • Two: 1,210
  • 3 or 4: 1,530
  • 5 to 9: 1,625
  • 10 to 19: 1,311
  • 20 to 49: 766
  • 50 or more: 1,764
  • Mobile homes: 517
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Median worth of mobile homes: $8,472

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Pontiac:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 94.4%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 81.1%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 490
Here:

5.1%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 240
Here:

5.9%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 393
Here:

14.6%
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 (Noninstitutionalized)