|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Westland is 84,515. Westland, Michigan is the 417th largest city in the US.
Westland is located entirely in Wayne County.
The peak population of Westland was in 2000, when its population was 86,699. In 2000, Westland was the 294th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 417th largest city in the US. Westland is currently 2.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Westland has shrunk 2.5% since the year 2000. Westland, Michigan's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Westland has a population density of 4,117.2 people per square mile.
|415||Newport Beach, California||84,792||7.2%|
|416||Brooklyn Park, Minnesota||84,526||25.1%|
|419||Farmington Hills, Michigan||83,292||1.5%|
|422||Buena Park, California||83,011||6.3%|
|423||Warwick, Rhode Island||83,011||-3.4%|
The total voting age population of Westland, Michigan, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 61,413. The voting age population is 45.5% male and 54.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.5% of the residents of Westland are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Westland are 74.3% White, 17.4% Black, 4.6% Asian, 2.3% Two or more races, 0.9% Other and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 4.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Westland, 14.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.4%. On a per-household basis, 11.0% of families are below the poverty line in Westland.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.5% of Westland residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.8% of Westland residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.1% have a bachelor's degree and 7.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Westland residents aged 5 and older, 12.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Westland is 5.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Westland, 6.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Westland is $50,710.
In Westland, 59.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 40.1% of housing units in Westland.
Of all the housing units in Westland, 2.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Westland, 5.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Westland is $894.
In Westland, 82.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.