Current Black Or African American Population demographics in Detroit, Michigan 2020, 2019 by gender and age


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population totals

Total Black Or African American population in Detroit

Total Population:590,226
Male Population:274,331
Female Population:315,895

median age by sex

Median age of Black Or African American in Detroit

Both sexes36

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sex by age for the population in households

Population of Black Or African American in households in Detroit

Total Population:579,818
Male Population:267,616
Under 5 years:20,015
5 to 9 years:20,315
10 to 14 years:22,517
15 to 17 years:16,474
18 and 19 years:11,385
20 years:5,403
21 years:4,263
22 to 24 years:10,915
25 to 29 years:15,132
30 to 34 years:14,759
35 to 39 years:17,171
40 to 44 years:17,210
45 to 49 years:17,497
50 to 54 years:19,171
55 to 59 years:16,469
60 and 61 years:5,996
62 to 64 years:7,372
65 and 66 years:3,880
67 to 69 years:4,958
70 to 74 years:5,890
75 to 79 years:4,717
80 to 84 years:3,459
85 years and over:2,648
Female Population:312,202
Under 5 years:19,540
5 to 9 years:19,693
10 to 14 years:21,760
15 to 17 years:16,285
18 and 19 years:11,172
20 years:5,530
21 years:4,441
22 to 24 years:11,961
25 to 29 years:17,892
30 to 34 years:18,172
35 to 39 years:21,026
40 to 44 years:20,655
45 to 49 years:21,283
50 to 54 years:23,110
55 to 59 years:21,144
60 and 61 years:7,746
62 to 64 years:9,750
65 and 66 years:5,234
67 to 69 years:6,877
70 to 74 years:8,933
75 to 79 years:7,957
80 to 84 years:6,173
85 years and over:5,868

average population of home by age

Average Black Or African American household size in Detroit

Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

household type

Number of Black Or African American occupied homes in Detroit

Family led homes:138,247
Husband-wife family:44,382
Other family:93,865
Population of male led with no wife present:16,964
Population female led with no husband present:76,901
Population of Nonfamily homes:86,927
Population living alone:76,013
Population not living alone:10,914

population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes of Black Or African American in Detroit with people under 18 years old:

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:78,214
Population of family homes:77,429
Husband-wife family:18,983
Under 6 years only:3,070
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:4,837
6 to 17 years only:11,076
Other family:58,446
Male householder, no wife present:8,287
Under 6 years only:1,936
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1,524
6 to 17 years only:4,827
Female led with no husband present:50,159
Under 6 years only:9,540
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:13,244
6 to 17 years only:27,375
Nonfamily households:785
Male led households:471
Under 6 years only:90
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:51
6 to 17 years only:330
Female led householder:314
Under 6 years only:76
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:36
6 to 17 years only:202
Households with no people under 18 years:146,960
Family households:60,818
Husband-wife family:25,399
Other family:35,419
Male led with no wife present:8,677
Female led with no husband present:26,742
Nonfamily households:86,142
Male led householder:41,256
Female led householder:44,886

type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number of Black Or African American led homes in Detroit, by type

Total Home Population:225,174
Population of Family homes:138,247
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:6,047
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:21,589
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:31,334
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:29,102
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:12,796
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:11,281
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:14,100
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:9,037
Population of 85 year olds and over:2,961
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:86,927
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:3,535
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:8,143
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:11,522
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:18,480
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:10,969
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:9,902
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:12,310
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:8,426
Population of 85 year olds and over:3,640

population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

Black Or African American households in Detroit containing people over 60

Total Population:225,174
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:79,229
1-person household:31,769
2-or-more-person household:47,460
Family households:44,244
Nonfamily households:3,216
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:145,945
1-person household:44,244
2-or-more-person household:101,701
Family homes:94,003
Nonfamily homes:7,698

population of multigenerational homes

Black Or African American homes in Detroit with multiple generations.

Total Population:225,174
Home has three or more generations:19,131
Home does not have three or more generations:206,043

presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried Black Or African American population in Detroit under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:156,412
Unmarried partner of home lead present:18,952
In family homes:18,558
Population of male led and male partner homes:268
Population of male led and female partner households:4,592
Population of female led and female partner households:706
Population of female led and male partner households:12,992
In nonfamily homes:394
Population of male led and male partner homes:2
Population of male led and female partner homes:322
Population of female led and female partner homes:18
Population of female led and male partner homes:52
No unmarried partner of home lead present:137,460
In family homes:136,727
Population of husband-wife family homes:38,122
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:9,431
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:89,174
In nonfamily homes:733

population in families by age

Population in Black Or African American families living in Detroit

Total Population:458,220
Population Under 18 years:153,560
Population 18 years and over:304,660

tenure of people in homes

How long Black Or African American in Detroit have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:113,092
Family home:75,642
Nonfamily homess:37,450
Male led home:16,466
Living alone:14,265
Not living alone:2,201
Female led home:20,984
Living alone:19,044
Not living alone:1,940
Population of Renter occupied homes:112,082
Family run homes:62,605
Husband-wife family:11,127
Other family:51,478
Male led with no wife present:8,031
Female led with no husband present:43,447
Nonfamily Homes:49,477
Male led homes:25,261
Male living alone:21,503
Male not living alone:3,758
Female led homes:24,216
Females living alone:21,201
Females not living alone:3,015