Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
4.38M
0.165% 1-year decline
US Senator
Debbie Stabenow
Democratic Party
US Senator
Gary Peters
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
40.1
0.25% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.3%
1.53% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$72,456
8.34% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$223,800
15.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
2.07M
0.41% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI had a population of 4.38M people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $72,456. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI declined from 4.38M to 4.38M, a −0.165% decrease and its median household income grew from $66,878 to $72,456, a 8.34% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.72%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.56%), and White (Hispanic) (1.86%).

None of the households in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.9% of the residents in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI are Wayne State University (7,003 degrees awarded in 2022), Oakland University (4,706 degrees), and Macomb Community College (2,609 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI was $223,800, and the homeownership rate was 70.6%.

Most people in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI is home to a population of 4.38M people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.1% of Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI residents were born outside of the country (443k people).

In 2022, there were 2.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.83M people) in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 946k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 206k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.9%
2022 Citizenship
95.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.9% of Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI was 95.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.83M ± 2.31k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    946k ± 4.76k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    206k ± 2.09k
4.83%
Hispanic Population
211k people

In 2022, there were 2.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.83M people) in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 946k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 206k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.83% of the people in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI are hispanic (211k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    79,402 ± 6,891 people
  2. India
    76,527 ± 6,766 people
  3. Iraq
    57,451 ± 5,868 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 79,402 Michigan residents, followed by India with 76,527 and Iraq with 57,451.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
443k people
10.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
446k people

As of 2022, 10.1% of Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI residents (443k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI was 10.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    66,127 ± 1,668
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    27,656 ± 1,363
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    25,864 ± 1,062

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.39 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI employs 2.07M people. The largest industries in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI are Manufacturing (401,741 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (300,541 people), and Retail Trade (216,623 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($87,293), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($83,276), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,487).

Males in Michigan have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,244. The income inequality in Michigan (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

2.07M
2022 Value
± 11,063
0.41%
1 Year growth
± 0.751%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI grew at a rate of 0.41%, from 2.06M employees to 2.07M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (225,916 people), Management Occupations (221,221 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (193,553 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.07M
2022 Value
± 11,063
0.41%
1 Year growth
± 0.751%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI grew at a rate of 0.41%, from 2.06M employees to 2.07M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, are Manufacturing (401,741 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (300,541 people), and Retail Trade (216,623 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, though some of these residents may live in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$57,000
Median earning men ± $390
$38,183
Median earning women ± $391

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($80,345), Manufacturing ($78,661), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($77,676).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($57,324), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,974), and Manufacturing ($53,511).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.16%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.37M people employed in Michigan. This represents a 2.16% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 23.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Michigan.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 47,491
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 24,481
    Manufacturing
  3. 24,335
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Michigan went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (47.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.09%).

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing the state of Michigan. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Michigan

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Debbie Stabenow
Senator from Michigan1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001
Gary Peters
Senator from Michigan2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters are the senators currently representing Michigan.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Michigan over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Michigan

Michigan is currently represented by 13 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Michigan have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI awarded 34,724 degrees. The student population of Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 57,627 male students and 77,851 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI are White (20,626 and 62.4%), followed by Black or African American (5,980 and 18.1%), Asian (1,867 and 5.65%), and Unknown (1,731 and 5.23%).

The largest universities in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI by number of degrees awarded are Wayne State University (7,003 and 20.2%), Oakland University (4,706 and 13.6%), and Macomb Community College (2,609 and 7.51%).

The most popular majors in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (2,427 and 6.99%), Registered Nursing (2,157 and 6.21%), and General Business Administration & Management (1,858 and 5.35%).

The median tuition costs in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI are $26,100 for private four year colleges, and $13,920 and $24,735 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2022 in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, the percentage of applicants admitted was 74.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 135,478 (42.5% men and 57.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 135,478 students enrolled in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, 42.5% men and 57.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 73,359 records, of which 55.9% were women and 44.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,349 degrees awarded
  2. 708 degrees awarded
  3. 526 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI was Registered Nursing with 1,349 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 7,003 degrees awarded
  2. 4,706 degrees awarded
  3. 2,609 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wayne State University with 7,003 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 14,584 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI, which is 0.724 times less than the 20,140 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 20,626 degrees mean that there were 3.45 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 5,980 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($29,280) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, less-than 2-year ($2,400) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,670) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.784% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.801% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.31M), Some college (1.92M), and Bachelors Degree (1.42M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI was $223,800 in 2022, which is 0.794 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $193,400 to $223,800, a 15.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI is 70.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI is $72,456. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI was Livingston County, MI with a value of $96,135, followed by Oakland County, MI and Washtenaw County, MI, with respective values of $92,620 and $84,245.

Property

$223,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$1,081
$1.23M
Median Property Taxes
±$7,596

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

70.6%
Homeownership
2022
61.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.6% of the housing units in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI was Livingston County, MI with a value of $96,135, followed by Oakland County, MI and Washtenaw County, MI, with respective values of $92,620 and $84,245.

The following map shows all of the counties in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$72,456
Median Household Income
± $447
1.74M
Number of Households
± 9,573

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.74M households in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI grew to $72,456 from the previous year's value of $66,878.

The following chart displays the households in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI is from Michigan.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Michigan
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Michigan

In 2022, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.473% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.8%)
  3. Carpooled (7.79%)

In 2022, 76.6% of workers in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.8%) and those who carpooled to work (7.79%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI have a shorter commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.71% of the workforce in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI (575k out of 4.33M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

95% of the population of Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI has health coverage, with 50.3% on employee plans, 19.9% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 0.725% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Michigan see 1246 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1266 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1294 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 332 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,246 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Michigan

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,246 patients per year. This represents a 1.58% decrease from the previous year (1,266 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.1% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

5%
Uninsured
50.3%
Employer Coverage
19.9%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
0.725%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI declined by 3.41% from 5.18% to 5%.

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