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Southfield, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Southfield,MI index of house prices

Total population: 73,002 (All urban)

Houses: 36,771 (33,963 occupied: 15,454 owner occupied, 18,509 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

54%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,402 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $52,198.

Median contract rent in 2016: $734 (lower quartile is $613, upper quartile is $867)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $462


Median gross rent in Southfield, MI in 2016: $797

Housing units in Southfield with a mortgage: 10,235 (301 second mortgage, 873 home equity loan, 79 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,219

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,506

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $60,026

Median monthly housing costs: $1,080


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Southfield, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $147,000 (it was $151,200 in 2000)
Southfield:

$147,000
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,100 - $188,800

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $161,443
Here:

$161,443
State:

$192,201

Townhouses or other attached units: $98,497
Here:

$98,497
State:

$161,083

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $52,330
Here:

$52,330
State:

$144,186

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,486
Here:

$93,486
State:

$147,281
Median year house/condo built: 1964

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 73,093
  • In family households: 52,703 (6,886 male householders, 9,985 female householders)
    9,819 spouses, 21,249 children (19,961 natural, 380 adopted, 908 stepchildren), 1,169 grandchildren, 1,238 brothers or sisters, 627 parents, 910 other relatives, 820 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18,946 (7,645 male householders (6,751 living alone)), 9,447 female householders (8,894 living alone)), 1,854 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,444

Size of family households: 9,481 2-persons, 3,688 3-persons, 2,490 4-persons, 727 5-persons, 121 6-persons, 364 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 15,645 1-person, 1,241 2-persons, 206 3-persons.

6,319 married couples with children.
6,336 single-parent households (617 men, 5,719 women).

90.0% of residents of Southfield speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.6% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 4,437 (6.1%)
(56.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2431 bedroom
  • 2,7252 bedrooms
  • 7,7033 bedrooms
  • 4,1064 bedrooms
  • 6775+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Southfield population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Southfield, Michigan:

  • 355no bedroom
  • 6,5061 bedroom
  • 8,6352 bedrooms
  • 2,6503 bedrooms
  • 3634 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Southfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 86no vehicle
  • 5,9281 vehicle
  • 6,4962 vehicles
  • 2,1233 vehicles
  • 7874 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Southfield population

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

  • 2,763no vehicle
  • 11,8671 vehicle
  • 3,0802 vehicles
  • 5543 vehicles
  • 2044 vehicles
  • 415+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Southfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Southfield, Michigan:

  • 01 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 2043 rooms
  • 9084 rooms
  • 2,5295 rooms
  • 3,2796 rooms
  • 2,6737 rooms
  • 2,7408 rooms
  • 3,0769+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Southfield population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Southfield, Michigan:

  • 3221 room
  • 4492 rooms
  • 4,9063 rooms
  • 5,6184 rooms
  • 3,5425 rooms
  • 2,2436 rooms
  • 8047 rooms
  • 4118 rooms
  • 2149+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Southfield 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 ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Southfield, MI household income distribution

  • Southfield, MI household income distribution
  • 2,686Less than $10,000
  • 1,402$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,738$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,695$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,072$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,360$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,936$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,440$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,756$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,097$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,482$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,334$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,547$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,290$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,543$150,000 to $199,999
  • 585$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Southfield, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Southfield, MI
  • 133$25,000 to $29,999
  • 148$30,000 to $34,999
  • 27$35,000 to $39,999
  • 402$40,000 to $49,999
  • 526$50,000 to $59,999
  • 669$60,000 to $69,999
  • 939$70,000 to $79,999
  • 879$80,000 to $89,999
  • 660$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,156$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,348$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,850$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,543$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,909$200,000 to $249,999
  • 593$250,000 to $299,999
  • 428$300,000 to $399,999
  • 38$400,000 to $499,999
  • 86$500,000 to $749,999
  • 86$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 34$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Southfield, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Southfield, MI
  • 70Less than $100
  • 135$100 to $149
  • 225$150 to $199
  • 198$200 to $249
  • 72$250 to $299
  • 68$300 to $349
  • 10$350 to $399
  • 131$400 to $449
  • 103$450 to $499
  • 214$500 to $549
  • 390$550 to $599
  • 697$600 to $649
  • 1,060$650 to $699
  • 1,472$700 to $749
  • 1,177$750 to $799
  • 2,803$800 to $899
  • 2,044$900 to $999
  • 3,584$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,031$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,180$1,500 to $1,999
  • 82$2,000 to $2,499
  • 19$2,500 to $2,999
  • 160$3,000 to $3,499
  • 9$3,500 or more
  • 417No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,8152010 or later
  • 1,3542000 to 2009
  • 1,2501990 to 1999
  • 1,7941980 to 1989
  • 1,8661970 to 1979
  • 2,165Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Southfield population
Southfield commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 246
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,670
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,389
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,557
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6,124
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,528
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,727
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,199
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 919
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,474
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 805
  • 90 or more minutes: 900
Southfield, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 57.4%
Number of people working at home: 1,037 (3.1% of all workers)

Southfield mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 70,012 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 5,131 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 967 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 12 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 366 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 62 (0%)
  • Walked: 446 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,037 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,260
 African: 1,025
 Nigerian: 864
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 746
 Polish: 735
 Russian: 552
 German: 544
 Eastern European: 339
 Iraqi: 334
 English: 296
 Italian: 274
 Irish: 269
 Arab: 233
 European: 229
 Jamaican: 196
 Hungarian: 162
 Liberian: 140
 Ukrainian: 99
 Albanian: 97
 Scottish: 90
 French (except Basque): 90
 Armenian: 86
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 66
 Greek: 64
 Lithuanian: 56
 Egyptian: 53
 Northern European: 53
 French Canadian: 50
 Lebanese: 49
 Swedish: 47
 Ethiopian: 45
 Serbian: 45
 Scotch-Irish: 44
 Finnish: 40
 Dutch: 33
 Iranian: 27
 Ghanaian: 22
 Croatian: 19
 Barbadian: 19
 Portuguese: 18
 Canadian: 18
 Austrian: 18
 Romanian: 17
 Scandinavian: 16
 Israeli: 16
 Belgian: 16
 Bahamian: 16
 Pennsylvania German: 14
 Brazilian: 13
 Yugoslavian: 13
 Danish: 12
 Bulgarian: 10
 Slovak: 10
 Norwegian: 9
 Haitian: 8
 British: 7
 West Indian: 7
 Syrian: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Slavic: 4
 Welsh: 1

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

  • 19%Iraq
  • 12%Nigeria
  • 6%India
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Canada
  • 4%Saudi Arabia
  • 4%Africa, n.e.c.

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

  • This state: 51,930
  • Other state: 15,904
  • Northeast: 3,472
  • Midwest: 2,585
  • South: 9,338
  • West: 509

82% of Southfield residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Michigan.

Southfield:

82.3%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 96
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 13
  • 5th and 6th grade: 55
  • 7th and 8th grade: 36
  • 9th grade: 557
  • 10th grade: 291
  • 11th grade: 404
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 843
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,613
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,715
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,073
  • Associate degree: 2,178
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,420
  • Master's degree: 2,365
  • Professional school degree: 773
  • Doctorate degree: 341

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 164
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 57
  • 7th and 8th grade: 65
  • 9th grade: 196
  • 10th grade: 433
  • 11th grade: 347
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 264
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,485
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,090
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,060
  • Associate degree: 2,498
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,529
  • Master's degree: 5,231
  • Professional school degree: 633
  • Doctorate degree: 319

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 2.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.2%Males
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 25.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 11.4%Males
  • 4.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 11.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.7%Males
  • 5.8%Females
Southfield marital status for males
Southfield marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,741
  • One, attached: 3,325
  • Two: 286
  • 3 or 4: 1,957
  • 5 to 9: 4,360
  • 10 to 19: 2,574
  • 20 to 49: 1,021
  • 50 or more: 7,309
  • Mobile homes: 198

Median worth of mobile homes: $8,401

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Southfield:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Southfield
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (91.9%)
  • Electricity (7.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Wood (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (75.7%)
  • Electricity (22.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 667
Here:

11.0%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 384
Here:

8.7%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,335
Here:

30.7%
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)