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Pontiac, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Pontiac,MI index of house prices

Total population: 59,808 (All urban)

Houses: 27,526 (23,413 occupied: 10,190 owner occupied, 13,317 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

57%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,377 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $83,724.

Median contract rent in 2016: $493 (lower quartile is $355, upper quartile is $589)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $666


Median gross rent in Pontiac, MI in 2016: $554

Housing units in Pontiac with a mortgage: 5,195 (116 second mortgage, 545 home equity loan, 47 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,158

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $54,707

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $31,725

Median monthly housing costs: $725


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Pontiac, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $62,926 (it was $73,400 in 2000)
Pontiac:

$62,926
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,886 - $95,883
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1962

Household type by relationship:

Households: 60,344
  • In family households: 45,515 (4,548 male householders, 8,743 female householders)
    5,617 spouses, 19,227 children (18,372 natural, 284 adopted, 588 stepchildren), 2,375 grandchildren, 1,260 brothers or sisters, 871 parents, 1,602 other relatives, 1,762 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,031 (5,152 male householders (4,244 living alone)), 5,248 female householders (4,316 living alone)), 2,651 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,998

Size of family households: 5,226 2-persons, 3,765 3-persons, 2,457 4-persons, 919 5-persons, 321 6-persons, 334 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,551 1-person, 1,645 2-persons, 165 3-persons, 18 4-persons, 13 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons.

4,661 married couples with children.
8,765 single-parent households (933 men, 7,832 women).

82.3% of residents of Pontiac speak English at home.
14.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 4,758 (7.9%)
(27.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 30no bedroom
  • 2361 bedroom
  • 2,5022 bedrooms
  • 5,3903 bedrooms
  • 1,6534 bedrooms
  • 3185+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pontiac, Michigan:

  • 731no bedroom
  • 2,5681 bedroom
  • 6,1282 bedrooms
  • 2,9053 bedrooms
  • 7824 bedrooms
  • 1745+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 713no vehicle
  • 4,1671 vehicle
  • 3,4962 vehicles
  • 1,3593 vehicles
  • 3204 vehicles
  • 855+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population

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

  • 2,988no vehicle
  • 6,4931 vehicle
  • 3,0452 vehicles
  • 5423 vehicles
  • 744 vehicles
  • 265+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pontiac, Michigan:

  • 221 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 2283 rooms
  • 9554 rooms
  • 2,6075 rooms
  • 2,9166 rooms
  • 1,7567 rooms
  • 8208 rooms
  • 8089+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pontiac, Michigan:

  • 6071 room
  • 2242 rooms
  • 2,3043 rooms
  • 3,6434 rooms
  • 3,5635 rooms
  • 1,5286 rooms
  • 9437 rooms
  • 1778 rooms
  • 3849+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 3,095Less than $10,000
  • 2,503$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,842$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,782$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,812$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,405$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,420$35,000 to $39,999
  • 936$40,000 to $44,999
  • 999$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,733$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,062$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,432$75,000 to $99,999
  • 780$100,000 to $124,999
  • 459$125,000 to $149,999
  • 255$150,000 to $199,999
  • 84$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Pontiac, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Pontiac, MI
  • 378Less than $10,000
  • 256$10,000 to $14,999
  • 346$15,000 to $19,999
  • 487$20,000 to $24,999
  • 343$25,000 to $29,999
  • 764$30,000 to $34,999
  • 299$35,000 to $39,999
  • 592$40,000 to $49,999
  • 752$50,000 to $59,999
  • 629$60,000 to $69,999
  • 452$70,000 to $79,999
  • 549$80,000 to $89,999
  • 194$90,000 to $99,999
  • 460$100,000 to $124,999
  • 238$125,000 to $149,999
  • 365$150,000 to $174,999
  • 207$175,000 to $199,999
  • 128$200,000 to $249,999
  • 73$250,000 to $299,999
  • 80$300,000 to $399,999
  • 11$500,000 to $749,999
  • 55$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 18$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 12$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Pontiac, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Pontiac, MI
  • 450Less than $100
  • 332$100 to $149
  • 205$150 to $199
  • 714$200 to $249
  • 134$250 to $299
  • 94$300 to $349
  • 139$350 to $399
  • 536$400 to $449
  • 337$450 to $499
  • 805$500 to $549
  • 1,073$550 to $599
  • 994$600 to $649
  • 1,013$650 to $699
  • 1,056$700 to $749
  • 602$750 to $799
  • 1,139$800 to $899
  • 581$900 to $999
  • 388$1,000 to $1,249
  • 97$1,250 to $1,499
  • 21$1,500 to $1,999
  • 54$2,000 to $2,499
  • 877No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 6612010 or later
  • 1,6252000 to 2009
  • 1,1291990 to 1999
  • 1,2341980 to 1989
  • 3141970 to 1979
  • 472Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Pontiac population
Pontiac commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 451
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,840
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,888
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,245
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,875
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,583
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,449
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 657
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 596
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,358
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 832
  • 90 or more minutes: 222
Pontiac, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.6%
Number of people working at home: 532 (2.2% of all workers)

Pontiac mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 28,552 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 2,541 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 119 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 42 (0%)
  • Taxi: 163 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 56 (0%)
  • Walked: 279 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 532 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,020
 German: 673
 Irish: 628
 English: 462
 Italian: 434
 Polish: 329
 African: 292
 Scottish: 199
 French (except Basque): 185
 Scotch-Irish: 173
 European: 171
 Dutch: 126
 French Canadian: 105
 Swedish: 102
 Jamaican: 85
 Finnish: 68
 Belgian: 62
 Ethiopian: 52
 Croatian: 39
 Russian: 39
 Greek: 37
 Welsh: 32
 Norwegian: 32
 Iraqi: 28
 Nigerian: 28
 Slovak: 27
 Northern European: 24
 Romanian: 21
 Bahamian: 19
 Pennsylvania German: 17
 Lithuanian: 17
 Canadian: 17
 Scandinavian: 17
 Ukrainian: 14
 Arab: 13
 Swiss: 13
 Eastern European: 12
 Hungarian: 10
 Czech: 8
 Bulgarian: 7
 Macedonian: 7
 Latvian: 6
 Belizean: 6
 British: 5
 Austrian: 5
 Syrian: 5
 Palestinian: 5
 Guyanese: 5
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 4
 Armenian: 4
 Haitian: 4
 Slavic: 2

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

  • 59%Mexico
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 4%India
  • 3%Laos
  • 2%Honduras
  • 2%Canada

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

  • This state: 43,157
  • Other state: 11,356
  • Northeast: 1,055
  • Midwest: 2,110
  • South: 7,277
  • West: 934

76% of Pontiac residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Michigan.

Pontiac:

76.5%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 309
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 102
  • 5th and 6th grade: 341
  • 7th and 8th grade: 643
  • 9th grade: 475
  • 10th grade: 974
  • 11th grade: 782
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 343
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,819
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,417
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,383
  • Associate degree: 787
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,201
  • Master's degree: 581
  • Professional school degree: 146
  • Doctorate degree: 55

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 201
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 203
  • 5th and 6th grade: 314
  • 7th and 8th grade: 278
  • 9th grade: 450
  • 10th grade: 934
  • 11th grade: 817
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 325
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,759
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,502
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,403
  • Associate degree: 1,353
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,880
  • Master's degree: 595
  • Professional school degree: 97
  • Doctorate degree: 65

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 12.8%Males
  • 9.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 17.1%Males
  • 12.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 20.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 8.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 27.8%Males
  • 18.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.1%Males
  • 9.3%Females
Pontiac marital status for males
Pontiac marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 17,659
  • One, attached: 636
  • Two: 598
  • 3 or 4: 1,363
  • 5 to 9: 2,138
  • 10 to 19: 2,059
  • 20 to 49: 1,047
  • 50 or more: 1,448
  • Mobile homes: 454

Median worth of mobile homes: $8,401

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 5.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Pontiac:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pontiac
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (93.5%)
  • Electricity (5.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (80.2%)
  • Electricity (14.8%)
  • Other fuel (2.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 311
Here:

4.5%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 458
Here:

15.6%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 540
Here:

17.4%
Michigan:

13.8%

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)