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Waterford, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Waterford,MI index of house prices

Total population: 73,473 (Urban population: 73,162, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 30,383 (29,382 occupied: 22,134 owner occupied, 8,798 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

28%
State:

30%

Housing density: 970 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $262,998.

Median contract rent in 2015: $566 (lower quartile is $471, upper quartile is $663)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $810


Median gross rent in Waterford, MI in 2015: $625

Housing units in Waterford with a mortgage: 16,385 (1,252 second mortgage, 2,708 home equity loan, 33 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,529


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Waterford, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $179,124 (it was $143,200 in 2000)
Waterford:

$179,124
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $118,116 - $228,724

Household type by relationship:

Households: 71,239
  • In family households: 58,534 (15,016 male householders, 4,154 female householders)
    15,528 spouses, 20,490 children (18,633 natural, 546 adopted, 1,311 stepchildren), 871 grandchildren, 429 brothers or sisters, 402 parents, 594 other relatives, 1,050 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 12,705 (5,139 male householders (3,834 living alone)), 5,148 female householders (4,369 living alone)), 2,418 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,923 (1,643 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 8,254 2-persons, 4,675 3-persons, 4,009 4-persons, 1,491 5-persons, 554 6-persons, 187 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,203 1-person, 1,784 2-persons, 219 3-persons, 74 4-persons, 7 5-persons.

12,376 married couples with children.
3,299 single-parent households (827 men, 2,472 women).

92.5% of residents of Waterford speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 3,647 (5.0%)
(46.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
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 Waterford, Michigan:

  • 51no bedroom
  • 5481 bedroom
  • 4,5862 bedrooms
  • 13,1953 bedrooms
  • 3,5464 bedrooms
  • 4665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Waterford population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waterford, Michigan:

  • 233no bedroom
  • 2,9641 bedroom
  • 2,8912 bedrooms
  • 7763 bedrooms
  • 994 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Waterford population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 535no vehicle
  • 5,9431 vehicle
  • 11,0832 vehicles
  • 3,4783 vehicles
  • 9994 vehicles
  • 3545+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Waterford population

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

  • 818no vehicle
  • 3,6891 vehicle
  • 2,0162 vehicles
  • 3683 vehicles
  • 764 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Waterford population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Waterford, Michigan:

  • 171 room
  • 1122 rooms
  • 6513 rooms
  • 1,6154 rooms
  • 5,1325 rooms
  • 6,4796 rooms
  • 4,3707 rooms
  • 2,3878 rooms
  • 1,6299+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Waterford population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Waterford, Michigan:

  • 2001 room
  • 8702 rooms
  • 1,6553 rooms
  • 1,9884 rooms
  • 1,5155 rooms
  • 4716 rooms
  • 1477 rooms
  • 918 rooms
  • 539+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Waterford population

Year house built

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

  • Waterford, MI household income distribution

  • 1,198Less than $10,000
  • 991$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,359$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,514$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,598$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,781$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,699$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,618$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,383$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,964$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,262$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,545$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,382$100,000 to $124,999
  • 910$125,000 to $149,999
  • 718$150,000 to $199,999
  • 535$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,1991995 to March 2000
  • 5241990 to 1994
  • 2191985 to 1989
  • 1951980 to 1984
  • 2861975 to 1979
  • 2051970 to 1974
  • 2171965 to 1969
  • 802Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Waterford population
Waterford commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 532
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,667
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,589
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,996
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5,089
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,331
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,770
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,599
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,987
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,114
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,085
  • 90 or more minutes: 795
Waterford, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.7%
Number of people working at home: 955 (2.5% of all workers)

Waterford mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 33,616 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 2,422 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Taxi: 22 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 15 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 47 (0%)
  • Walked: 332 (1%)
  • Other means: 65 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 955 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 10,155
 Other groups: 7,001
 English: 6,378
 Irish: 6,304
 United States or American: 5,828
 Polish: 4,530
 Italian: 3,158
 French (except Basque): 2,627
 Scottish: 1,559
 French Canadian: 1,423
 Scotch-Irish: 927
 Dutch: 823
 Swedish: 654
 European: 456
 Hungarian: 428
 Norwegian: 425
 Russian: 422
 Finnish: 415
 Canadian: 401
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 400
 Greek: 371
 British: 370
 Albanian: 351
 Romanian: 299
 Ukrainian: 274
 Welsh: 269
 Armenian: 198
 Arab:: 197
 Danish: 181
 Lithuanian: 173
 Subsaharan African:: 150
 Czech: 141
 Belgian: 130
 African: 128
 Croatian: 101
 Slovak: 97
 Czechoslovakian: 90
 Austrian: 83
 Bulgarian: 82
 Yugoslavian: 80
 Arab/Arabic: 74
 Swiss: 73
 Slavic: 71
 Lebanese: 64
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 61
 Serbian: 54
 Scandinavian: 49
 Jamaican: 47
 Macedonian: 41
 Maltese: 36
 Iranian: 23
 South African: 22
 Luxemburger: 21
 Other Arab: 19
 Syrian: 18
 Northern European: 13
 Slovene: 13
 Eastern European: 12
 Iraqi: 12
 Alsatian: 11
 Latvian: 10
 Egyptian: 10
 Pennsylvania German: 9
 Dutch West Indian: 9
 Brazilian: 8
 Icelander: 6
 Haitian: 5
 Israeli: 4

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

  • 15%Canada
  • 14%Mexico
  • 10%United Kingdom
  • 9%Other Eastern Europe
  • 5%Iraq
  • 5%Germany
  • 4%India

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

  • This state: 56,731
  • Northeast: 2,019
  • Midwest: 5,010
  • South: 4,203
  • West: 1,250

55% of Waterford 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, 62% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 199
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 29
  • 5th and 6th grade: 137
  • 7th and 8th grade: 369
  • 9th grade: 411
  • 10th grade: 591
  • 11th grade: 790
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 841
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,864
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,012
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,015
  • Associate degree: 1,693
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,664
  • Master's degree: 1,376
  • Professional school degree: 365
  • Doctorate degree: 103

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 55
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 23
  • 5th and 6th grade: 103
  • 7th and 8th grade: 415
  • 9th grade: 438
  • 10th grade: 561
  • 11th grade: 701
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 751
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,291
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,502
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,189
  • Associate degree: 2,216
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,020
  • Master's degree: 1,257
  • Professional school degree: 174
  • Doctorate degree: 55

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.1%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.4%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.7%Males
  • 8.1%Females
Waterford marital status for males
Waterford marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 22,469
  • One, attached: 1,206
  • Two: 222
  • 3 or 4: 730
  • 5 to 9: 1,563
  • 10 to 19: 1,952
  • 20 to 49: 843
  • 50 or more: 1,201
  • Mobile homes: 191
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $5,091

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Waterford:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 95.1%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 79.8%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 861
Here:

11.8%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 319
Here:

8.7%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 644
Here:

17.9%
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)