|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Detroit is 632,464. Detroit, Michigan is the 27th largest city in the US.
Detroit is located entirely in Wayne County.
The peak population of Detroit was in 1950, when its population was 1,849,568. In 1950, Detroit was the 5th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 27th largest city in the US. Detroit is currently 65.8% smaller than it was in 1950.
Detroit has shrunk 33.0% since the year 2000. Detroit, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Yes, Detroit is the biggest city in the state of Michigan based on population. Detroit is also the only city in Michigan that is among the top 100 biggest cities in the US.
Detroit has a population density of 5,144.3 people per square mile. Detroit has the 21st highest population density among large cities in the United States.
|22||El Paso, Texas||678,415||20.1%|
|23||Washington, District of Columbia||670,050||17.1%|
|25||Las Vegas, Nevada||646,790||33.4%|
|28||Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky||628,594||13.4%|
|32||Albuquerque, New Mexico||562,599||24.8%|
The total voting age population of Detroit, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 482,838. The voting age population is 46.1% male and 53.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.6% of the residents of Detroit are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Detroit are 78.3% Black, 14.7% White, 3.1% Other, 1.8% Two or more races, 1.7% Asian and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 7.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Detroit, 35.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 50.2%. On a per-household basis, 30.0% of families are below the poverty line in Detroit.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.4% of Detroit residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.0% of Detroit residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 15.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Detroit residents aged 5 and older, 11.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Detroit is 15.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Detroit, 10.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Detroit is $30,894.
In Detroit, 47.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 52.8% of housing units in Detroit.
Of all the housing units in Detroit, 33.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Detroit, 3.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 13,600 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Detroit is $824.
In Detroit, 64.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.