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Southfield, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Southfield,MI index of house prices

Total population: 73,002 (All urban)

Houses: 35,698 (33,987 occupied: 14,611 owner occupied, 17,002 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

54%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,361 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $48,473.

Median contract rent in 2015: $734 (lower quartile is $613, upper quartile is $867)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,141


Median gross rent in Southfield, MI in 2015: $797

Housing units in Southfield with a mortgage: 12,990 (1,060 second mortgage, 1,693 home equity loan, 34 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,363

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $72,085

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,620

Median monthly housing costs: $1,084


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Southfield, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $136,000 (it was $151,200 in 2000)
Southfield:

$136,000
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,400 - $179,500
Median year house/condo built: 1964

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 77,077
  • In family households: 60,730 (13,555 male householders, 6,269 female householders)
    13,815 spouses, 21,254 children (19,495 natural, 727 adopted, 1,032 stepchildren), 1,359 grandchildren, 981 brothers or sisters, 1,052 parents, 1,326 other relatives, 1,119 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,347 (5,663 male householders (4,579 living alone)), 8,484 female householders (7,740 living alone)), 2,200 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,219 (705 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 9,032 2-persons, 4,831 3-persons, 3,314 4-persons, 1,611 5-persons, 632 6-persons, 404 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 12,319 1-person, 1,634 2-persons, 126 3-persons, 33 4-persons, 27 5-persons, 8 6-persons.

10,370 married couples with children.
4,369 single-parent households (694 men, 3,675 women).

82.7% of residents of Southfield speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
5.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
7.2% of residents speak other language at home (52% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 10,984 (14.0%)
(52.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 157no bedroom
  • 5151 bedroom
  • 3,3552 bedrooms
  • 8,8093 bedrooms
  • 4,9364 bedrooms
  • 6145+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Southfield population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Southfield, Michigan:

  • 683no bedroom
  • 6,0641 bedroom
  • 7,3062 bedrooms
  • 1,2823 bedrooms
  • 2424 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Southfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 719no vehicle
  • 5,6771 vehicle
  • 7,9652 vehicles
  • 2,9023 vehicles
  • 9234 vehicles
  • 2005+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Southfield population

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

  • 2,661no vehicle
  • 8,5691 vehicle
  • 3,6952 vehicles
  • 5203 vehicles
  • 904 vehicles
  • 665+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Southfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Southfield, Michigan:

  • 271 room
  • 1262 rooms
  • 6733 rooms
  • 1,0914 rooms
  • 2,9465 rooms
  • 4,5376 rooms
  • 3,5207 rooms
  • 2,9888 rooms
  • 2,4789+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Southfield population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Southfield, Michigan:

  • 6201 room
  • 1,7812 rooms
  • 3,4303 rooms
  • 4,5574 rooms
  • 3,5525 rooms
  • 9906 rooms
  • 3727 rooms
  • 1898 rooms
  • 1109+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Southfield 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 ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Southfield, MI household income distribution

  • Southfield, MI household income distribution
  • 2,242Less than $10,000
  • 1,412$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,650$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,845$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,791$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,920$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,863$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,956$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,502$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3,278$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,216$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,493$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,518$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,399$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,228$150,000 to $199,999
  • 658$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Southfield, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Southfield, MI
  • 20Less than $10,000
  • 24$10,000 to $14,999
  • 25$15,000 to $19,999
  • 111$20,000 to $24,999
  • 130$25,000 to $29,999
  • 233$35,000 to $39,999
  • 212$40,000 to $49,999
  • 593$50,000 to $59,999
  • 550$60,000 to $69,999
  • 832$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,097$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,004$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,564$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,073$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,265$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,258$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,609$200,000 to $249,999
  • 705$250,000 to $299,999
  • 74$300,000 to $399,999
  • 147$400,000 to $499,999
  • 85$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Southfield, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Southfield, MI
  • 153Less than $100
  • 171$100 to $149
  • 311$150 to $199
  • 102$200 to $249
  • 193$250 to $299
  • 90$300 to $349
  • 295$400 to $449
  • 408$450 to $499
  • 65$500 to $549
  • 561$550 to $599
  • 695$600 to $649
  • 912$650 to $699
  • 1,641$700 to $749
  • 1,804$750 to $799
  • 2,278$800 to $899
  • 2,082$900 to $999
  • 2,951$1,000 to $1,249
  • 951$1,250 to $1,499
  • 906$1,500 to $1,999
  • 151$2,000 to $2,499
  • 282No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3,1741995 to March 2000
  • 1,9851990 to 1994
  • 8861985 to 1989
  • 9081980 to 1984
  • 1,1661975 to 1979
  • 7001970 to 1974
  • 3251965 to 1969
  • 1,840Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Southfield population
Southfield commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 621
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,485
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,866
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,555
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6,919
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,686
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 7,630
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,371
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,235
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,248
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 823
  • 90 or more minutes: 517
Southfield, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 55.0%
Number of people working at home: 921 (2.4% of all workers)

Southfield mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 33,272 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 3,477 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 369 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8 (0%)
  • Railroad: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 57 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0%)
  • Walked: 575 (1%)
  • Other means: 152 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 921 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 40,927
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 3,469
 German: 2,528
 Polish: 2,181
 Russian: 2,158
 Subsaharan African:: 1,985
 United States or American: 1,890
 Irish: 1,703
 English: 1,625
 Arab:: 1,355
 African: 1,276
 Italian: 1,044
 Iraqi: 588
 French (except Basque): 570
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 469
 Armenian: 457
 Arab/Arabic: 447
 Ukrainian: 434
 French Canadian: 413
 Hungarian: 410
 Scottish: 397
 Nigerian: 392
 Jamaican: 351
 Dutch: 285
 Scotch-Irish: 280
 Canadian: 262
 European: 247
 Romanian: 217
 Swedish: 203
 Greek: 198
 Eastern European: 192
 Finnish: 185
 Austrian: 161
 Lithuanian: 159
 Lebanese: 139
 Israeli: 124
 Iranian: 122
 Norwegian: 102
 Liberian: 102
 Czechoslovakian: 99
 Welsh: 97
 Albanian: 95
 Other Subsaharan African: 79
 Slovak: 74
 British: 68
 Danish: 64
 Croatian: 62
 Egyptian: 61
 Syrian: 60
 Guyanese: 58
 Belgian: 55
 Ghanian: 55
 Czech: 53
 Ethiopian: 50
 Latvian: 49
 Turkish: 47
 Haitian: 35
 Barbadian: 31
 Celtic: 28
 Soviet Union: 27
 Serbian: 25
 Moroccan: 25
 Australian: 24
 West Indian: 23
 Maltese: 22
 Portuguese: 21
 Sierra Leonean: 20
 Northern European: 20
 Pennsylvania German: 20
 Other Arab: 19
 Yugoslavian: 18
 Palestinian: 16
 Bahamian: 15
 Scandinavian: 11
 Slovene: 10
 Swiss: 10
 Estonian: 9
 Brazilian: 8
 Basque: 7
 Kenyan: 6
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 6
 Bermudan: 6
 Icelander: 5
 South African: 5
 British West Indian: 2

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

  • 30%Iraq
  • 10%India
  • 6%Russia
  • 6%Canada
  • 4%Ukraine
  • 3%Poland
  • 3%Nigeria

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

  • This state: 47,311
  • Northeast: 3,052
  • Midwest: 4,775
  • South: 10,663
  • West: 1,071

54% of Southfield residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 329
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 58
  • 5th and 6th grade: 191
  • 7th and 8th grade: 385
  • 9th grade: 363
  • 10th grade: 579
  • 11th grade: 566
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 808
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,667
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,491
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,456
  • Associate degree: 1,329
  • Bachelor's degree: 5,138
  • Master's degree: 2,356
  • Professional school degree: 1,061
  • Doctorate degree: 560

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 441
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 157
  • 5th and 6th grade: 251
  • 7th and 8th grade: 439
  • 9th grade: 356
  • 10th grade: 571
  • 11th grade: 580
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 937
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,040
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,278
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,493
  • Associate degree: 2,331
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,832
  • Master's degree: 3,570
  • Professional school degree: 623
  • Doctorate degree: 180

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.3%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 25.0%Males
  • 7.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.3%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 15.6%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • 8.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.5%Males
  • 6.8%Females
Southfield marital status for males
Southfield marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,798
  • One, attached: 2,115
  • Two: 174
  • 3 or 4: 1,284
  • 5 to 9: 3,724
  • 10 to 19: 2,293
  • 20 to 49: 2,071
  • 50 or more: 6,541
  • Mobile homes: 698
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Southfield:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 90.6%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 68.7%Utility gas
  • 27.4%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,163
Here:

15.0%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 507
Here:

12.0%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,489
Here:

29.9%
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)