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Westland, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Westland,MI index of house prices

Total population: 82,314 (All urban)

Houses: 38,981 (36,968 occupied: 21,471 owner occupied, 15,497 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,906 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $89,825.

Median contract rent in 2016: $574 (lower quartile is $492, upper quartile is $663)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,005


Median gross rent in Westland, MI in 2016: $627

Housing units in Westland with a mortgage: 12,836 (206 second mortgage, 1,337 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,635

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $71,857

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,876

Median monthly housing costs: $843


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Westland, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $113,200 (it was $115,100 in 2000)
Westland:

$113,200
Michigan:

$147,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,000 - $145,200

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $153,436
Here:

$153,436
State:

$192,201

Townhouses or other attached units: $91,439
Here:

$91,439
State:

$161,083

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $101,651
Here:

$101,651
State:

$144,186

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $48,980
Here:

$48,980
State:

$147,281

Mobile homes: $7,883
Here:

$7,883
State:

$51,900
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 81,543
  • In family households: 60,678 (9,374 male householders, 10,655 female householders)
    13,358 spouses, 22,732 children (20,712 natural, 632 adopted, 1,388 stepchildren), 750 grandchildren, 1,015 brothers or sisters, 761 parents, 201 other relatives, 1,832 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 20,023 (7,738 male householders (6,385 living alone)), 9,201 female householders (8,156 living alone)), 3,084 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 842

Size of family households: 9,855 2-persons, 4,866 3-persons, 3,596 4-persons, 1,291 5-persons, 162 6-persons, 259 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 14,541 1-person, 2,129 2-persons, 165 3-persons, 104 4-persons.

10,233 married couples with children.
4,629 single-parent households (558 men, 4,071 women).

90.0% of residents of Westland speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
4.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 5,867 (7.2%)
(51.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
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 Westland, Michigan:

  • 99no bedroom
  • 2661 bedroom
  • 4,3422 bedrooms
  • 14,3723 bedrooms
  • 2,1414 bedrooms
  • 2515+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Westland population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westland, Michigan:

  • 887no bedroom
  • 5,0861 bedroom
  • 6,3992 bedrooms
  • 2,7123 bedrooms
  • 3634 bedrooms
  • 505+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Westland population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 909no vehicle
  • 7,8351 vehicle
  • 9,1512 vehicles
  • 2,4523 vehicles
  • 8664 vehicles
  • 2585+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Westland population

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

  • 2,761no vehicle
  • 7,2691 vehicle
  • 4,5962 vehicles
  • 7723 vehicles
  • 994 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Westland population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Westland, Michigan:

  • 991 room
  • 922 rooms
  • 3623 rooms
  • 2,1574 rooms
  • 6,3705 rooms
  • 6,2836 rooms
  • 2,8797 rooms
  • 1,8318 rooms
  • 1,3989+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Westland population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westland, Michigan:

  • 7931 room
  • 1,0212 rooms
  • 3,7433 rooms
  • 3,8974 rooms
  • 3,2075 rooms
  • 1,5466 rooms
  • 5657 rooms
  • 1888 rooms
  • 5379+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Westland 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 %

  • Westland, MI household income distribution

  • Westland, MI household income distribution
  • 2,287Less than $10,000
  • 2,051$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,325$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,578$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,919$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,786$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,876$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,424$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,819$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3,111$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,790$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,888$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,738$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,255$125,000 to $149,999
  • 663$150,000 to $199,999
  • 458$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Westland, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Westland, MI
  • 221Less than $10,000
  • 244$10,000 to $14,999
  • 286$15,000 to $19,999
  • 174$20,000 to $24,999
  • 206$25,000 to $29,999
  • 398$30,000 to $34,999
  • 398$35,000 to $39,999
  • 389$40,000 to $49,999
  • 783$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,045$60,000 to $69,999
  • 866$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,796$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,455$90,000 to $99,999
  • 4,689$100,000 to $124,999
  • 3,896$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,938$150,000 to $174,999
  • 677$175,000 to $199,999
  • 933$200,000 to $249,999
  • 656$250,000 to $299,999
  • 117$300,000 to $399,999
  • 49$500,000 to $749,999
  • 160$750,000 to $999,999
  • 52$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 43$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Westland, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Westland, MI
  • 96Less than $100
  • 160$150 to $199
  • 71$200 to $249
  • 151$250 to $299
  • 186$300 to $349
  • 335$350 to $399
  • 240$400 to $449
  • 279$450 to $499
  • 819$500 to $549
  • 423$550 to $599
  • 1,575$600 to $649
  • 1,331$650 to $699
  • 1,790$700 to $749
  • 2,351$750 to $799
  • 1,909$800 to $899
  • 883$900 to $999
  • 1,331$1,000 to $1,249
  • 272$1,250 to $1,499
  • 265$1,500 to $1,999
  • 311$2,000 to $2,499
  • 719No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,5062010 or later
  • 1,5612000 to 2009
  • 1,2701990 to 1999
  • 6881980 to 1989
  • 5901970 to 1979
  • 1,530Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Westland population
Westland commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 404
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,525
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,154
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 6,564
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 6,176
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,510
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,518
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2,072
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,968
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,175
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,673
  • 90 or more minutes: 385
Westland, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 79.8%
Number of people working at home: 978 (2.4% of all workers)

Westland mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 16,829 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 2,240 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 86 (0%)
  • Taxi: 381 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 94 (0%)
  • Walked: 400 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 978 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 4,847
 Polish: 3,270
 German: 2,737
 Irish: 2,217
 Italian: 1,131
 Albanian: 765
 European: 732
 English: 715
 Scottish: 613
 French Canadian: 536
 African: 426
 Arab: 411
 Finnish: 382
 Romanian: 297
 French (except Basque): 239
 Hungarian: 239
 Scotch-Irish: 206
 Palestinian: 183
 Lebanese: 173
 Swedish: 153
 Yugoslavian: 152
 Bulgarian: 142
 Dutch: 137
 Norwegian: 134
 Russian: 127
 Syrian: 123
 Macedonian: 113
 Nigerian: 112
 Maltese: 109
 Canadian: 107
 Scandinavian: 91
 Ukrainian: 78
 Danish: 72
 British: 65
 West Indian: 63
 Iranian: 59
 Armenian: 59
 Czechoslovakian: 58
 Greek: 58
 Belgian: 57
 Czech: 51
 Lithuanian: 50
 Iraqi: 43
 Slovak: 43
 Welsh: 18
 Celtic: 16
 Bermudan: 16
 Jamaican: 15
 Austrian: 15
 Barbadian: 13
 Jordanian: 12
 Eastern European: 10
 Pennsylvania German: 10
 Portuguese: 10
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 9
 Croatian: 8
 Slavic: 3
 Serbian: 2

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

  • 18%India
  • 9%Mexico
  • 7%Albania
  • 6%Philippines
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 5%Canada
  • 4%Vietnam

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

  • This state: 64,613
  • Other state: 10,616
  • Northeast: 1,879
  • Midwest: 3,298
  • South: 4,590
  • West: 849

86% of Westland 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, 69% lived in Michigan.

Westland:

86.3%
State average:

85.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 424
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 55
  • 5th and 6th grade: 134
  • 7th and 8th grade: 455
  • 9th grade: 234
  • 10th grade: 394
  • 11th grade: 523
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 633
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,207
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,602
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,087
  • Associate degree: 3,373
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,373
  • Master's degree: 1,415
  • Professional school degree: 119
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 386
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 128
  • 5th and 6th grade: 103
  • 7th and 8th grade: 370
  • 9th grade: 154
  • 10th grade: 372
  • 11th grade: 835
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,149
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,635
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,151
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,382
  • Associate degree: 3,656
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,079
  • Master's degree: 2,020
  • Professional school degree: 223
  • Doctorate degree: 77

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 12.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.4%Males
  • 2.2%Females
Westland marital status for males
Westland marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 22,832
  • One, attached: 2,949
  • Two: 720
  • 3 or 4: 914
  • 5 to 9: 3,614
  • 10 to 19: 3,616
  • 20 to 49: 1,429
  • 50 or more: 2,621
  • Mobile homes: 286

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Westland:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Westland
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (94.2%)
  • Electricity (3.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (76.9%)
  • Electricity (19.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Solar energy (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 632
Here:

8.4%
Michigan:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 188
Here:

4.9%
Michigan:

9.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 670
Here:

18.3%
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)