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Harper Woods, MI Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Harper Woods is 14,058, which is 1.38% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of -0.50% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Harper Woods population density is 5,386.94 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 102.25 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Harper Woods is black, which represent 50.18% of the total population. The average Harper Woods education level is about the same as the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 14,058. #77

Population Growth Since 2000, #268

Harper Woods, MI

Population Density, #9

Harper Woods, MI
5,386.94 per square mile
102.25 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:6,413 (45.62%, #673)
Black:7,055 (50.18%, #16)
Hispanic:406 (2.89%, #286)
Asian:232 (1.65%, #115)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):48 (0.34%, #314)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:310 (2.21%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:62 (26.72%, see rank)
Chinese:11 (4.74%, see rank)
Filipino:65 (28.02%, see rank)
Japanese:12 (5.17%, see rank)
Korean:10 (4.31%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:72 (31.03%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

13,219 (94.03%) out of the total population of 14,058 reported first ancestry.

 Harper Woods, MI% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Arab1190.85%, see rank1.70%0.56%
Czech60.04%, see rank0.48%0.47%
Danish320.23%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch1100.78%, see rank4.77%1.40%
English5143.66%, see rank9.31%8.02%
French5373.82%, see rank6.00%3.34%
German1,49410.63%, see rank20.99%15.03%
Greek620.44%, see rank0.44%0.41%
Hungarian830.59%, see rank0.96%0.46%
Irish1,3329.48%, see rank11.09%10.80%
Italian8425.99%, see rank4.72%5.52%
Norwegian190.14%, see rank0.77%1.42%
Polish1,0707.61%, see rank8.63%3.01%
Portuguese270.19%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian570.41%, see rank0.73%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1120.80%, see rank0.71%0.99%
Scottish1541.10%, see rank2.22%1.72%
Subsaharan African2261.61%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish1431.02%, see rank1.52%1.27%
Swiss270.19%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian110.08%, see rank0.39%0.31%
American9196.54%, see rank5.98%7.12%
Welsh620.44%, see rank0.47%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 6,871 (48.88%, see rank)
Females: 7,187 (51.12%, see rank)

Harper Woods, MI
Male: 48.88%
Female: 51.12%
Male: 49.09%
Female: 50.91%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Harper Woods, MI
38.10 years old
39.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Harper Woods, MI
35.50 years old
38.00 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Harper Woods, MI
39.70 years old
40.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Harper Woods, MI% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Under 5 years6474.60%, see rank5.85%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,1358.07%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years9406.69%, see rank6.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,2829.12%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years9536.78%, see rank7.14%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,55511.06%, see rank11.92%13.47%
35 to 44 years2,00014.23%, see rank12.39%12.96%
45 to 54 years2,02114.38%, see rank14.69%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,94213.81%, see rank13.36%12.29%
65 to 74 years6744.79%, see rank8.04%7.64%
75 to 84 5363.81%, see rank4.53%4.25%
85 years and over3732.65%, see rank2.02%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Harper Woods, MIMichiganU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population9,101, 100%6,619,834209,056,129
Less Than High School1,193, 13.11%, see rank10.73%13.67%
High School Graduate2,444, 26.85%, see rank30.18%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree3,163, 34.75%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,351, 14.84%, see rank16.15%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree950, 10.44%, see rank10.27%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.50, see rank13.5913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

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

School Enrollment

 Harper Woods, MI MichiganU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten37181.67%18.33%77.32%22.68%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,51787.94%, see rank12.06%, see rank89.70%10.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,16191.30%, see rank8.70%, see rank91.59%8.41%90.60%9.40%
College74475.13%, see rank24.87%, see rank84.70%15.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School34266.37%, see rank33.63%, see rank75.66%24.34%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Harper Woods, MIMichiganU.S.
Total Households5,455, 100%3,827,880116,211,092
Average Household Size2.54, see rank2.522.63
1 Person Households1,909, 35.00%, see rank28.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households3,546, 65.00%, see rank71.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)3,309, 60.66%, see rank65.34%66.22%
Average Family Size3.44, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family1,805, 33.09%, see rank48.00%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,146, 39.34%, see rank34.66%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Harper Woods, MI%MichiganU.S.
15 Years and Over Total11,336see rank8,030,282252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over5,344100%, see rank3,903,030123,281,364
Never Married2,45445.92%, see rank35.49%35.77%
Married2,00937.59%, see rank51.21%52.04%
Widowed2274.25%, see rank2.74%2.57%
Divorced65412.24%, see rank10.56%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over5,992100%, see rank4,127,252129,692,771
Never Married2,54442.46%, see rank29.42%29.48%
Married2,00033.38%, see rank48.54%49.19%
Widowed4727.88%, see rank9.51%9.16%
Divorced97616.29%, see rank12.53%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Harper Woods, MI%MichiganU.S.
Native13,53496.27%, see rank93.83%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence11,75383.60%, see rank76.68%58.73%
Born in Different State1,69812.08%, see rank16.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
830.59%, see rank0.67%1.42%
Foreign Born5243.73%, see rank6.17%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2872.04%, see rank3.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2371.69%, see rank3.06%7.09%
Born In Europe1701.21%, see rank1.37%1.53%
Born In Asia1390.99%, see rank2.93%3.82%
Born In Africa890.63%, see rank0.27%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America430.31%, see rank1.18%6.83%
Born In Northern America830.59%, see rank0.40%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Harper Woods, MI%MichiganU.S.
English5,01591.93%, see rank90.09%79.39%
Spanish1162.13%, see rank3.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1783.26%, see rank3.59%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages1051.92%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other410.75%, see rank1.60%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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