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Trenton, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Trenton,MI index of house prices

Total population: 18,427 (All urban)

Houses: 8,345 (8,137 occupied: 5,999 owner occupied, 1,711 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,143 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $83,830.

Median contract rent in 2015: $453 (lower quartile is $328, upper quartile is $540)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $819


Median gross rent in Trenton, MI in 2015: $502

Housing units in Trenton with a mortgage: 3,684 (263 second mortgage, 740 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,221

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $84,344

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,897

Median monthly housing costs: $787


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Trenton, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $131,364 (it was $133,300 in 2000)
Trenton:

$131,364
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $92,729 - $172,728
Median year house/condo built: 1958

Median year apartment built: 1966

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,398
  • In family households: 16,595 (4,526 male householders, 1,070 female householders)
    4,675 spouses, 5,596 children (5,227 natural, 92 adopted, 277 stepchildren), 205 grandchildren, 64 brothers or sisters, 56 parents, 128 other relatives, 275 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,803 (980 male householders (839 living alone)), 1,553 female householders (1,484 living alone)), 270 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 186 (177 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,620 2-persons, 1,273 3-persons, 1,117 4-persons, 448 5-persons, 118 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,323 1-person, 181 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 19 4-persons.

3,500 married couples with children.
812 single-parent households (156 men, 656 women).

95.1% of residents of Trenton speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 774 (4.0%)
(64.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
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 Trenton, Michigan:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1291 bedroom
  • 1,1642 bedrooms
  • 4,1903 bedrooms
  • 9894 bedrooms
  • 1025+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Trenton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Trenton, Michigan:

  • 111no bedroom
  • 5501 bedroom
  • 6662 bedrooms
  • 2303 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Trenton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 200no vehicle
  • 2,0441 vehicle
  • 3,0952 vehicles
  • 1,0173 vehicles
  • 1524 vehicles
  • 665+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Trenton population

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

  • 288no vehicle
  • 8851 vehicle
  • 3012 vehicles
  • 623 vehicles
  • 214 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Trenton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Trenton, Michigan:

  • 01 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 1373 rooms
  • 5374 rooms
  • 1,8615 rooms
  • 1,8956 rooms
  • 1,0827 rooms
  • 6998 rooms
  • 3579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Trenton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Trenton, Michigan:

  • 811 room
  • 1562 rooms
  • 3583 rooms
  • 4394 rooms
  • 3655 rooms
  • 1126 rooms
  • 337 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 119+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Trenton 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 %

  • Trenton, MI household income distribution

  • Trenton, MI household income distribution
  • 410Less than $10,000
  • 470$10,000 to $14,999
  • 397$15,000 to $19,999
  • 500$20,000 to $24,999
  • 447$25,000 to $29,999
  • 640$30,000 to $34,999
  • 444$35,000 to $39,999
  • 352$40,000 to $44,999
  • 433$45,000 to $49,999
  • 726$50,000 to $59,999
  • 995$60,000 to $74,999
  • 998$75,000 to $99,999
  • 783$100,000 to $124,999
  • 245$125,000 to $149,999
  • 190$150,000 to $199,999
  • 99$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Trenton, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Trenton, MI
  • 69Less than $10,000
  • 36$10,000 to $14,999
  • 36$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 38$25,000 to $29,999
  • 86$30,000 to $34,999
  • 61$35,000 to $39,999
  • 176$40,000 to $49,999
  • 226$50,000 to $59,999
  • 217$60,000 to $69,999
  • 250$70,000 to $79,999
  • 514$80,000 to $89,999
  • 340$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,174$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,075$125,000 to $149,999
  • 785$150,000 to $174,999
  • 358$175,000 to $199,999
  • 422$200,000 to $249,999
  • 167$250,000 to $299,999
  • 98$300,000 to $399,999
  • 21$400,000 to $499,999
  • 8$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Trenton, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Trenton, MI
  • 93Less than $100
  • 16$200 to $249
  • 23$250 to $299
  • 32$300 to $349
  • 87$350 to $399
  • 59$400 to $449
  • 110$450 to $499
  • 135$500 to $549
  • 286$550 to $599
  • 267$600 to $649
  • 127$650 to $699
  • 34$700 to $749
  • 36$750 to $799
  • 92$800 to $899
  • 67$900 to $999
  • 123$1,000 to $1,249
  • 7$1,250 to $1,499
  • 59No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 871995 to March 2000
  • 341990 to 1994
  • 341985 to 1989
  • 311980 to 1984
  • 331975 to 1979
  • 651970 to 1974
  • 1101965 to 1969
  • 380Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Trenton population
Trenton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 304
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,654
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,287
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,041
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,045
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 622
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,176
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 261
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 291
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 694
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 376
  • 90 or more minutes: 62
Trenton, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.2%
Number of people working at home: 117 (1.3% of all workers)

Trenton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,114 (91%)
  • Carpooled: 507 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 18 (0%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 5 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 16 (0%)
  • Walked: 112 (1%)
  • Other means: 33 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 117 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,719
 Polish: 2,437
 Irish: 1,925
 English: 1,614
 Italian: 1,456
 French (except Basque): 1,172
 United States or American: 914
 Other groups: 878
 Hungarian: 675
 French Canadian: 625
 Scottish: 378
 Scotch-Irish: 314
 Dutch: 184
 Ukrainian: 157
 Greek: 151
 Arab:: 106
 Norwegian: 100
 Swedish: 83
 Maltese: 75
 Slovak: 71
 European: 70
 Lebanese: 64
 British: 62
 Lithuanian: 59
 Czech: 58
 Belgian: 53
 Welsh: 52
 Serbian: 51
 Yugoslavian: 48
 Canadian: 43
 Finnish: 42
 Russian: 40
 Austrian: 32
 Czechoslovakian: 28
 Jordanian: 25
 Armenian: 23
 Swiss: 21
 Latvian: 21
 Romanian: 18
 Egyptian: 17
 Slovene: 13
 Croatian: 12
 Albanian: 12
 Macedonian: 9
 Eastern European: 7
 Danish: 7
 Scandinavian: 7
 Bulgarian: 6
 Brazilian: 6
 Subsaharan African:: 6
 African: 6
 Alsatian: 6
 Slavic: 5
 Portuguese: 5

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

  • 29%Canada
  • 11%Italy
  • 7%Greece
  • 6%United Kingdom
  • 5%Poland
  • 5%Germany
  • 4%Other Eastern Europe

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

  • This state: 15,537
  • Northeast: 638
  • Midwest: 1,148
  • South: 1,090
  • West: 326

67% of Trenton 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, 49% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 18
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 68
  • 7th and 8th grade: 138
  • 9th grade: 134
  • 10th grade: 152
  • 11th grade: 159
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 159
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,856
  • Less than 1 year of college: 534
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,325
  • Associate degree: 457
  • Bachelor's degree: 789
  • Master's degree: 514
  • Professional school degree: 79
  • Doctorate degree: 31

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 23
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 71
  • 7th and 8th grade: 139
  • 9th grade: 188
  • 10th grade: 206
  • 11th grade: 230
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 210
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,761
  • Less than 1 year of college: 597
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,102
  • Associate degree: 580
  • Bachelor's degree: 890
  • Master's degree: 415
  • Professional school degree: 41
  • Doctorate degree: 22

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 28.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 30.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • 9.5%Females
Trenton marital status for males
Trenton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,968
  • One, attached: 517
  • Two: 176
  • 3 or 4: 193
  • 5 to 9: 834
  • 10 to 19: 146
  • 20 to 49: 102
  • 50 or more: 249
  • Mobile homes: 160

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,352

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Trenton:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 96.9%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 81.9%Utility gas
  • 15.6%Electricity
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 92
Here:

4.3%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 47
Here:

4.5%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 120
Here:

16.7%
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)