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Population Demographics for Detroit, Michigan in 2017, 2018

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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population713,777100
Black or African American590,22682
Hispanic or Latino48,6796
Some Other Race21,5693
Two or More Races15,9002
American Indian2,636Below 1%
Three or more races2,199Below 1%
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander129Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population337,679376,098713,777
Black or African American274,331315,895590,226
Hispanic or Latino25,31423,36548,679
Some Other Race11,32610,24321,569
Two or More Races7,4488,45215,900
American Indian1,2311,4052,636
Three or more races9761,2232,199
Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander6663129

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Detroit

Total Population:713,777
Male Population:337,679
Female Population:376,098

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Detroit

Both sexes35

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Detroit

Total Population:699,018
Male Population:328,296
Under 5 years:25,375
5 to 9 years:25,127
10 to 14 years:26,630
15 to 17 years:18,908
18 and 19 years:13,136
20 years:6,408
21 years:5,161
22 to 24 years:13,916
25 to 29 years:20,292
30 to 34 years:19,367
35 to 39 years:21,210
40 to 44 years:21,162
45 to 49 years:21,258
50 to 54 years:23,140
55 to 59 years:20,003
60 and 61 years:7,227
62 to 64 years:8,906
65 and 66 years:4,709
67 to 69 years:5,967
70 to 74 years:7,172
75 to 79 years:5,639
80 to 84 years:4,258
85 years and over:3,325
Female Population:370,722
Under 5 years:24,609
5 to 9 years:24,318
10 to 14 years:25,901
15 to 17 years:18,646
18 and 19 years:12,960
20 years:6,479
21 years:5,388
22 to 24 years:14,871
25 to 29 years:22,670
30 to 34 years:22,383
35 to 39 years:24,690
40 to 44 years:23,976
45 to 49 years:24,446
50 to 54 years:26,587
55 to 59 years:24,355
60 and 61 years:8,895
62 to 64 years:11,350
65 and 66 years:6,098
67 to 69 years:8,064
70 to 74 years:10,448
75 to 79 years:9,116
80 to 84 years:7,334
85 years and over:7,138

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Detroit

Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Detroit

Family led homes:162,924
Husband-wife family:57,982
Other family:104,942
Population of male led with no wife present:20,469
Population female led with no husband present:84,473
Population of Nonfamily homes:106,521
Population living alone:91,740
Population not living alone:14,781

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Detroit with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:92,574
Population of family homes:91,632
Husband-wife family:26,751
Under 6 years only:4,809
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:7,782
6 to 17 years only:14,160
Other family:64,881
Male householder, no wife present:9,984
Under 6 years only:2,448
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,963
6 to 17 years only:5,573
Female led with no husband present:54,897
Under 6 years only:10,584
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:14,622
6 to 17 years only:29,691
Nonfamily households:942
Male led households:579
Under 6 years only:119
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:64
6 to 17 years only:396
Female led householder:363
Under 6 years only:91
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:40
6 to 17 years only:232
Households with no people under 18 years:176,871
Family households:71,292
Husband-wife family:31,231
Other family:40,061
Male led with no wife present:10,485
Female led with no husband present:29,576
Nonfamily households:105,579
Male led householder:52,308
Female led householder:53,271

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Detroit, by type

Total Home Population:269,445
Population of Family homes:162,924
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:7,377
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:26,815
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:36,977
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:33,817
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:14,873
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:12,954
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:16,148
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:10,384
Population of 85 year olds and over:3,579
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:106,521
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:5,066
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:11,080
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:13,837
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:21,941
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:13,099
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:11,841
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:14,889
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:10,139
Population of 85 year olds and over:4,629

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Detroit containing people over 60

Total Population:269,445
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:93,814
1-person household:38,330
2-or-more-person household:55,484
Family households:51,410
Nonfamily households:4,074
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:175,631
1-person household:53,410
2-or-more-person household:122,221
Family homes:111,514
Nonfamily homes:10,707

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Detroit with multiple generations.

Total Population:269,445
Home has three or more generations:21,787
Home does not have three or more generations:247,658

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Detroit under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:189,287
Unmarried partner of home lead present:22,825
In family homes:22,348
Population of male led and male partner homes:397
Population of male led and female partner households:6,238
Population of female led and female partner households:879
Population of female led and male partner households:14,834
In nonfamily homes:477
Population of male led and male partner homes:6
Population of male led and female partner homes:388
Population of female led and female partner homes:23
Population of female led and male partner homes:60
No unmarried partner of home lead present:166,462
In family homes:165,568
Population of husband-wife family homes:57,444
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:11,177
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:96,947
In nonfamily homes:894

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Detroit

Total Population:548,082
Population Under 18 years:185,845
Population 18 years and over:362,237

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Detroit have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:137,730
Family home:90,534
Nonfamily homess:47,196
Male led home:21,765
Living alone:18,651
Not living alone:3,114
Female led home:25,431
Living alone:22,910
Not living alone:2,521
Population of Renter occupied homes:131,715
Family run homes:72,390
Husband-wife family:15,326
Other family:57,064
Male led with no wife present:9,721
Female led with no husband present:47,343
Nonfamily Homes:59,325
Male led homes:31,122
Male living alone:25,972
Male not living alone:5,150
Female led homes:28,203
Females living alone:24,207
Females not living alone:3,996

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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