|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Inkster is 25,725. Inkster, Michigan is the 1,513th largest city in the US.
Inkster is located entirely in Wayne County.
The peak population of Inkster was in 1990, when its population was 30,956. In 1990, Inkster was the 897th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,513th largest city in the US. Inkster is currently 16.9% smaller than it was in 1990.
Inkster has shrunk 14.5% since the year 2000. Inkster, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Inkster has a population density of 4,057.1 people per square mile.
|1507||El Cerrito, California||25,845||11.3%|
|1510||Rockville Centre, New York||25,814||5.0%|
|1511||Peekskill, New York||25,740||14.2%|
|1512||Big Spring, Texas||25,735||2.5%|
|1515||Stevens Point, Wisconsin||25,692||2.1%|
|1516||Happy Valley, Oregon||25,679||315.1%|
|1518||Mauldin, South Carolina||25,654||63.8%|
The total voting age population of Inkster, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 16,608. The voting age population is 44.5% male and 55.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.0% of the residents of Inkster are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Inkster are 73.7% Black, 17.9% White, 4.9% Two or more races, 1.8% Other, 1.1% American Indian and 0.6% Asian. Additionally, 3.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Inkster, 33.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 47.2%. On a per-household basis, 27.8% of families are below the poverty line in Inkster.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.7% of Inkster residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.2% of Inkster residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.1% have a bachelor's degree and 3.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Inkster residents aged 5 and older, 8.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Inkster is 11.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Inkster, 8.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Inkster is $32,014.
In Inkster, 43.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 56.8% of housing units in Inkster.
Of all the housing units in Inkster, 6.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Inkster, 3.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Inkster is $887.
In Inkster, 70.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.