Latest Data (2018)
Population 672,662
Nationwide Rank 23

Quick Facts

Detroit, Michigan is the 23rd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Detroit, Michigan is a city.

Detroit, Michigan is currently 63.6% smaller than it was in 1950, the year of its peak recorded population.

Detroit, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 100% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Detroit, Michigan Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
13 Fort Worth, Texas 895,008 63.9%
14 Columbus, Ohio 892,533 24.6%
15 San Francisco, California 883,305 13.6%
16 Charlotte, North Carolina 872,498 53.1%
17 Indianapolis, Indiana 867,125 10.8%
18 Seattle, Washington 744,955 32.0%
19 Denver, Colorado 716,492 28.8%
20 Washington, District of Columbia 702,455 22.8%
21 Boston, Massachusetts 694,583 17.6%
22 El Paso, Texas 682,669 20.8%
23 Detroit, Michigan 672,662 -28.8%
24 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 669,053 22.5%
25 Portland, Oregon 653,115 23.2%
26 Memphis, Tennessee 650,618 -5.7%
27 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 649,021 27.8%
28 Las Vegas, Nevada 644,644 33.0%
29 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 620,118 11.9%
30 Baltimore, Maryland 602,495 -7.1%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 592,025 -0.8%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 560,218 24.3%
33 Tucson, Arizona 545,975 11.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 672,662 23
2017 673,104 23
2016 672,795 23
2015 677,116 21
2014 680,250 18
2013 688,701 18
2012 701,475 18
2011 706,201 18
2010 713,777 18
2009 910,921 11
2008 912,632 11
2007 917,234 11
2006 918,849 10
2005 921,149 10
2004 924,016 10
2003 926,903 10
2002 928,870 10
2001 936,905 10
2000 945,297 10
1990 1,027,946 7
1980 1,203,339 6
1970 1,511,482 5
1960 1,670,144 5
1950 1,849,568 5
1940 1,623,452 4
1930 1,568,662 4
1920 993,078 4
1910 465,766 9
1900 285,704 13
1890 205,876 15
1880 116,340 18
1870 79,577 18
1860 45,619 19
1850 21,019 30
1840 9,102 40