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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Detroit is $14,984, which is much lower than the state average of $26,143 and is much lower than the national average of $28,555. Detroit median household income is $26,095, which has shrunk by 11.62% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.90% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. On average Detroit residents spend 26.8 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 23.9 minutes and is higher than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #621

Detroit, MI
14,984 USD
Michigan
26,143 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Detroit, MI
20,086 USD
Michigan
27,763 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Detroit, MI
20,953 USD
Michigan
34,444 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Detroit, MI
19,105 USD
Michigan
22,340 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #641
Detroit, MI
26,095 USD
Michigan
49,087 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Detroit, MI
37,807 USD
Michigan
65,790 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #562
Detroit, MI
-11.62%
Michigan
9.90%
U.S.
27.36%
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Detroit, MIMichiganU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income6.47%$9,320, see rank21.26%$11,86021.11%$16,919
Social Security Income33.26%$15,128, see rank33.02%$18,60629.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income7.74%$3,391, see rank3.69%$3,2272.82%$3,720
Retirement Income21.18%$20,180, see rank22.77%$21,94017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Detroit, MI
31,566 USD
Michigan
61,684 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Detroit, MI
43,802 USD
Michigan
78,408 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Detroit, MIMichiganU.S.
White$29,781, see rank$52,395$56,900
Black$25,444, see rank$29,628$35,600
Hispanic$30,770, see rank$38,757$42,396
Asian$30,870, see rank$73,809$73,244
American Indian, Alaska Native$22,519, see rank$37,217$37,170
One Race, Other$31,590, see rank$38,363$40,300
Two or More Races$26,411, see rank$36,180$47,621

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Detroit, MIMichiganU.S.
less than 25$12,551, see rank$21,580$25,788
25 to 44$23,550, see rank$53,327$58,398
45 to 64$30,064, see rank$59,969$65,027
65 or over$26,926, see rank$36,782$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Detroit, MIMichiganU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over539,755, see rank7,893,971248,775,628
Male1250,424, 46.40%, see rank48.56%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:2135,470, 54.10%, see rank65.69%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces256, 0.02%, see rank0.08%0.73%
Male, Civilian2135,414, 54.07%, see rank65.61%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed394,478, 69.77%, see rank87.67%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed340,936, 30.23%, see rank12.33%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force2114,954, 45.90%, see rank34.31%30.72%
Female1289,331, 53.60%, see rank51.44%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:2152,308, 52.64%, see rank57.48%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces219, 0.01%, see rank0.02%0.11%
Female, Civilian2152,289, 52.63%, see rank57.47%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed3115,252, 75.68%, see rank89.51%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed337,037, 24.32%, see rank10.49%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force2137,023, 47.36%, see rank42.52%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Detroit, MIMichiganU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over203,775, 100%4,199,791141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone141,247, 69.32%, see rank82.68%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled26,099, 12.81%, see rank8.85%9.59%
Public Transportation18,145, 8.90%, see rank1.41%5.06%
Walked6,674, 3.28%, see rank2.17%2.78%
Other Means4,912, 2.41%, see rank1.24%1.79%
Worked at Home6,698, 3.29%, see rank3.64%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Detroit, MI
26.8 minutes
Michigan
23.9 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Detroit, MIMichiganU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over209,7304,293,574143,435,233
Male194,478, 45.05%, see rank51.35%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations217,085, 18.08%, see rank32.41%33.12%
Service Occupations223,431, 24.80%, see rank14.22%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations215,050, 15.93%, see rank16.58%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2527, 0.56%, see rank0.94%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations26,740, 7.13%, see rank7.30%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations226,955, 28.53%, see rank22.48%17.94%
Female1115,252, 54.95%, see rank48.65%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations230,363, 26.34%, see rank37.15%40.04%
Service Occupations235,641, 30.92%, see rank22.79%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations235,912, 31.16%, see rank31.96%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations2485, 0.42%, see rank0.31%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2478, 0.41%, see rank0.24%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations211,883, 10.31%, see rank7.30%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Detroit, MIMichiganU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over209,730, 100%4,293,574143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining881, 0.42%, see rank1.32%1.96%
Construction7,633, 3.64%, see rank4.76%6.17%
Manufacturing27,589, 13.15%, see rank17.38%10.43%
Wholesale Trade3,470, 1.65%, see rank2.46%2.75%
Retail Trade20,826, 9.93%, see rank11.44%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities11,777, 5.62%, see rank4.12%4.93%
Information4,032, 1.92%, see rank1.60%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing10,415, 4.97%, see rank5.51%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
23,339, 11.13%, see rank9.28%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance52,768, 25.16%, see rank24.13%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
25,190, 12.01%, see rank9.47%9.49%
Public Administration10,330, 4.93%, see rank3.73%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration11,480, 5.47%, see rank4.81%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Detroit, MI%MichiganU.S.
Population in Poverty272,73939.81%, see rank16.90%15.59%
Family in Poverty50,58134.80%, see rank12.08%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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