CITY LANDING: About Detroit

Learn more about the city of Detroit by reading about the specific demographics and lifestyle that is unique to this city area. This includes local information such as age ranges, population, income, households, schools, search tips, restaurants, shopping, local flavor and more. Knowing the area of Detroit will be essential if you are going to consider renting in Detroit. You can also view apartments for rent in Detroit, MI by clicking the link and search box below.

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Detroit Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 17.78%
    10-17: 13.29%
    18-29: 17.38%
    30-39: 14.50%
    40-49: 14.05%
    50-64: 12.52%
    65 & Over: 10.48%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 138.77 sq mi
    Total Population: 713,239
    Population Density Ranking (National): 81st percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 85th percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 10th percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 23rd percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $29,070
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $37,709
    Median Income Ranking (National): 20th percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 16th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 20th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 16th percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 28th percentile
    Single: 72nd percentile
    Married With Children: 13th percentile
    Married With No Children: 15th percentile
    Single With Children: 22nd percentile
    Single With No Children: 51st percentile
  • Schools  
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 15.95 : 1

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Neighborhoods in Detroit have a lot to offer residents - all of them feature unique qualities. Select from the neighborhoods below to read reviews and to share your own perspective.