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Westland, MI (Michigan) Houses and Residents

Westland,MI index of house prices

Total population: 82,314 (All urban)

Houses: 38,076 (36,535 occupied: 20,513 owner occupied, 13,206 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

30%

Housing density: 1,862 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $75,705.

Median contract rent in 2015: $574 (lower quartile is $492, upper quartile is $663)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $345


Median gross rent in Westland, MI in 2015: $627

Housing units in Westland with a mortgage: 15,379 (1,080 second mortgage, 2,666 home equity loan, 93 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,296

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $70,414

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,810

Median monthly housing costs: $853


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Westland, Michigan Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $105,300 (it was $115,100 in 2000)
Westland:

$105,300
Michigan:

$137,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,500 - $134,200

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $117,757
Here:

$117,757
State:

$180,906

Townhouses or other attached units: $98,647
Here:

$98,647
State:

$159,351

In 2-unit structures: $123,642
Here:

$123,642
State:

$99,779

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $69,802
Here:

$69,802
State:

$124,845

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $366,578
Here:

$366,578
State:

$145,414

Mobile homes: $82,404
Here:

$82,404
State:

$50,337
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 85,714
  • In family households: 68,576 (16,784 male householders, 5,628 female householders)
    16,598 spouses, 24,761 children (23,006 natural, 437 adopted, 1,318 stepchildren), 1,054 grandchildren, 561 brothers or sisters, 578 parents, 984 other relatives, 1,628 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 17,138 (6,366 male householders (4,887 living alone)), 7,921 female householders (7,078 living alone)), 2,851 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 946 (837 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 9,434 2-persons, 5,690 3-persons, 4,502 4-persons, 1,958 5-persons, 648 6-persons, 180 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,965 1-person, 2,046 2-persons, 156 3-persons, 68 4-persons, 28 5-persons, 24 6-persons.

13,428 married couples with children.
5,036 single-parent households (1,186 men, 3,850 women).

91.0% of residents of Westland speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
4.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 5,911 (6.8%)
(39.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.4
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.7
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 61no bedroom
  • 8491 bedroom
  • 4,2082 bedrooms
  • 15,1293 bedrooms
  • 2,3474 bedrooms
  • 3165+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Westland population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westland, Michigan:

  • 696no bedroom
  • 5,3361 bedroom
  • 6,0462 bedrooms
  • 1,3893 bedrooms
  • 1344 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Westland population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 801no vehicle
  • 7,0811 vehicle
  • 10,5922 vehicles
  • 3,2553 vehicles
  • 8424 vehicles
  • 3395+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Westland population

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

  • 2,039no vehicle
  • 7,4391 vehicle
  • 3,5722 vehicles
  • 4673 vehicles
  • 804 vehicles
  • 285+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Westland population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Westland, Michigan:

  • 01 room
  • 1872 rooms
  • 8153 rooms
  • 2,0184 rooms
  • 8,9165 rooms
  • 6,1206 rooms
  • 2,8167 rooms
  • 1,2798 rooms
  • 7599+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Westland population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Westland, Michigan:

  • 6031 room
  • 1,8782 rooms
  • 3,2963 rooms
  • 4,4154 rooms
  • 2,4045 rooms
  • 7776 rooms
  • 1587 rooms
  • 538 rooms
  • 419+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Westland 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 %

  • Westland, MI household income distribution

  • Westland, MI household income distribution
  • 2,223Less than $10,000
  • 1,854$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,154$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,193$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,125$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,651$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2,296$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,202$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,098$45,000 to $49,999
  • 3,953$50,000 to $59,999
  • 4,555$60,000 to $74,999
  • 4,957$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,188$100,000 to $124,999
  • 671$125,000 to $149,999
  • 407$150,000 to $199,999
  • 172$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Westland, MI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Westland, MI
  • 226Less than $10,000
  • 240$10,000 to $14,999
  • 114$15,000 to $19,999
  • 159$20,000 to $24,999
  • 346$25,000 to $29,999
  • 193$30,000 to $34,999
  • 302$35,000 to $39,999
  • 677$40,000 to $49,999
  • 689$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,067$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1,177$70,000 to $79,999
  • 2,116$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,811$90,000 to $99,999
  • 5,367$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,444$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,319$150,000 to $174,999
  • 722$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,096$200,000 to $249,999
  • 167$250,000 to $299,999
  • 79$300,000 to $399,999
  • 40$400,000 to $499,999
  • 80$500,000 to $749,999
  • 82$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Westland, MI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Westland, MI
  • 55Less than $100
  • 258$200 to $249
  • 178$250 to $299
  • 197$300 to $349
  • 171$350 to $399
  • 312$400 to $449
  • 315$450 to $499
  • 364$500 to $549
  • 1,149$550 to $599
  • 1,743$600 to $649
  • 1,336$650 to $699
  • 1,670$700 to $749
  • 1,280$750 to $799
  • 1,222$800 to $899
  • 739$900 to $999
  • 889$1,000 to $1,249
  • 293$1,250 to $1,499
  • 487$1,500 to $1,999
  • 125$2,000 to $2,499
  • 171$3,000 to $3,499
  • 252No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,1621995 to March 2000
  • 9411990 to 1994
  • 4351985 to 1989
  • 2531980 to 1984
  • 3091975 to 1979
  • 2811970 to 1974
  • 2861965 to 1969
  • 1,244Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Westland population
Westland commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 675
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,285
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,881
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 7,839
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 7,971
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,149
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 5,634
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,078
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,870
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,952
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,251
  • 90 or more minutes: 610
Westland, MI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.6%
Number of people working at home: 565 (1.3% of all workers)

Westland mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 37,286 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 3,934 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 156 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 14 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 41 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 70 (0%)
  • Walked: 532 (1%)
  • Other means: 152 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 565 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 12,056
 German: 11,726
 Polish: 9,225
 Irish: 7,277
 English: 5,505
 Italian: 4,211
 United States or American: 3,800
 French (except Basque): 2,518
 Scottish: 1,437
 French Canadian: 1,434
 Scotch-Irish: 1,067
 Hungarian: 967
 Arab:: 957
 Finnish: 798
 Dutch: 652
 Swedish: 527
 Canadian: 455
 Greek: 434
 European: 431
 Romanian: 417
 Norwegian: 392
 Maltese: 382
 Arab/Arabic: 362
 Russian: 358
 Ukrainian: 356
 Lebanese: 353
 Albanian: 301
 Welsh: 270
 Lithuanian: 267
 Subsaharan African:: 223
 Czech: 216
 Slovak: 195
 British: 184
 Armenian: 179
 Czechoslovakian: 173
 Yugoslavian: 155
 Belgian: 149
 Danish: 145
 African: 136
 Macedonian: 129
 Croatian: 127
 Austrian: 116
 Serbian: 103
 Portuguese: 78
 Palestinian: 64
 Syrian: 61
 Nigerian: 54
 Eastern European: 50
 Egyptian: 48
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 45
 Scandinavian: 42
 Swiss: 41
 Slovene: 34
 Other Arab: 30
 Jordanian: 28
 Brazilian: 27
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 27
 Jamaican: 27
 Celtic: 21
 Israeli: 20
 Kenyan: 18
 Icelander: 17
 Australian: 14
 Iranian: 12
 Slavic: 11
 Iraqi: 11
 Haitian: 11
 Turkish: 10
 Other Subsaharan African: 8
 Pennsylvania German: 7
 Liberian: 7
 Barbadian: 7

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

  • 16%India
  • 13%Canada
  • 7%Other Eastern Europe
  • 6%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 5%Philippines
  • 5%Mexico
  • 5%Romania

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

  • This state: 65,162
  • Northeast: 2,727
  • Midwest: 4,832
  • South: 6,011
  • West: 1,560

54% of Westland residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 75% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Michigan.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 215
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 60
  • 5th and 6th grade: 105
  • 7th and 8th grade: 666
  • 9th grade: 722
  • 10th grade: 1,053
  • 11th grade: 1,130
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 958
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,672
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,260
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,366
  • Associate degree: 1,470
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,352
  • Master's degree: 1,105
  • Professional school degree: 305
  • Doctorate degree: 147

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 156
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 93
  • 5th and 6th grade: 197
  • 7th and 8th grade: 954
  • 9th grade: 694
  • 10th grade: 1,367
  • 11th grade: 1,411
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,308
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 11,581
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,690
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,202
  • Associate degree: 1,912
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,323
  • Master's degree: 993
  • Professional school degree: 179
  • Doctorate degree: 41

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.4%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 5.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 0.7%Males
  • 8.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 18.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 8.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • 4.3%Females
Westland marital status for males
Westland marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,345
  • One, attached: 2,788
  • Two: 577
  • 3 or 4: 1,275
  • 5 to 9: 3,124
  • 10 to 19: 3,564
  • 20 to 49: 1,563
  • 50 or more: 2,717
  • Mobile homes: 1,101
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 22

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,600

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Westland:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 96.3%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 75.6%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Electricity
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 825
Here:

9.5%
Michigan:

11.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 359
Here:

8.2%
Michigan:

8.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 609
Here:

15.8%
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)