Living in Detroit, MI

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Detroit, Michigan Info Snack

Population
674,841
Unemployment
15.7%
Poverty
35.0%
Median Home
$49,200
Median Income
$30,894
Median Rent
$824

Detroit SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
10
Education
5
Commute
6

Detroit, MI Crime Report

41,590
Total Crimes
6,268.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
153.09%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Detroit
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 41,590 6,268.3 2,022.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 13,040 1,965.3 437.4 366.7
Murder 275 41.4 5.6 5.0
Robbery 2,346 353.6 53.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 9,467 1,426.8 305.9 250.2
Property Crime 28,550 4,302.9 1,585.0 2,109.9
Burglary 6,820 1,027.9 286.1 340.5
Larceny 14,844 2,237.2 1,121.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 6,886 1,037.8 177.7 219.9

Detroit, MI Cost Of Living

83
Detroit's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Detroit Michigan National Average
Overall 83 89 100
Services 104 95 100
Groceries 93 88 100
Health 93 94 100
Housing 39 74 100
Transportation 114 106 100
Utilities 94 99 100

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Population over time in Detroit

Year Population % Change
2019 674,841 -0.3%
2018 677,155 -0.4%
2017 679,865 -0.5%
2016 683,443 -1.0%
2015 690,074 -0.8%
2014 695,437 -1.6%
2013 706,663 -2.1%
2012 721,459 -2.3%
2011 738,223 -2.8%
2010 759,340 -

Race / Ethnicity in Detroit

White
10.5% (71,025)
African American
78.0% (526,253)
American Indian
0.3% (2,213)
Asian
1.7% (11,233)
Hawaiian
0.0% (99)
Other
0.3% (1,941)
Two Or More
1.5% (10,253)
Hispanic
7.7% (51,824)
Race Detroit MI USA
White 10.5% 75.0% 60.7%
African American 78.0% 13.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 3.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.7% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Detroit

Female
52.6% (354,948)
Male
47.4% (319,893)
Gender Detroit MI USA
Female 52.6% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Detroit for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (33,742)
9-12th Grade
13.0% (87,729)
High School / GED
33.0% (222,697)
Some College
26.0% (175,458)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (47,238)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (60,735)
Master's Degree
5.0% (33,742)
Professional Degree
1.0% (6,748)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (6,748)
Education Detroit MI USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 13.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Detroit, Michigan

Less than $10,000
19.0% (12,831,775)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.2% (5,564,556)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.7% (9,927,293)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.3% (8,946,848)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.5% (9,767,085)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.3% (9,680,327)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.2% (4,839,523)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.7% (3,844,746)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.8% (1,239,440)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (842,501)
Income Detroit MI USA
Less than $10,000 19.0% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.2% 4.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.7% 9.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.3% 9.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.5% 13.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.3% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.2% 12.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.7% 14.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.8% 5.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 5.2% 7.7%

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