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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Westland is 83,188, which is 3.94% 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 Westland population density is 4,069.86 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 Westland is white, which represent 74.25% of the total population. The average Westland education level is lower than the state average and is lower than 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: 83,188. #10

Population Growth Since 2000, #350

Westland, MI
-3.94%
Michigan
-0.50%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #26

Westland, MI
4,069.86 per square mile
Michigan
102.25 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:61,764 (74.25%, #633)
Black:15,503 (18.64%, #37)
Hispanic:2,135 (2.57%, #324)
Asian:3,075 (3.70%, #45)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):480 (0.58%, #233)
One Race, Other:631 (0.76%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,735 (2.09%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:1,200 (39.02%, see rank)
Chinese:905 (29.43%, see rank)
Filipino:379 (12.33%, see rank)
Japanese:72 (2.34%, see rank)
Korean:74 (2.41%, see rank)
Vietnamese:293 (9.53%, see rank)
Asian, Other:152 (4.94%, see rank)
 

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

Population by First Ancestry

74,577 (89.65%) out of the total population of 83,188 reported first ancestry.

 Westland, MI% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Arab7910.95%, see rank1.70%0.56%
Czech2630.32%, see rank0.48%0.47%
Danish2140.26%, see rank0.38%0.42%
Dutch9441.13%, see rank4.77%1.40%
English5,9567.16%, see rank9.31%8.02%
French4,4185.31%, see rank6.00%3.34%
German13,88116.69%, see rank20.99%15.03%
Greek4140.50%, see rank0.44%0.41%
Hungarian1,0601.27%, see rank0.96%0.46%
Irish10,17912.24%, see rank11.09%10.80%
Italian3,4554.15%, see rank4.72%5.52%
Norwegian5050.61%, see rank0.77%1.42%
Polish9,61411.56%, see rank8.63%3.01%
Portuguese660.08%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian5860.70%, see rank0.73%0.92%
Scotch-Irish5620.68%, see rank0.71%0.99%
Scottish2,1682.61%, see rank2.22%1.72%
Subsaharan African6430.77%, see rank0.58%0.95%
Swedish7110.85%, see rank1.52%1.27%
Swiss620.07%, see rank0.24%0.30%
Ukrainian4160.50%, see rank0.39%0.31%
American6,4857.80%, see rank5.98%7.12%
Welsh3750.45%, see rank0.47%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 38,918 (46.78%, see rank)
Females: 44,270 (53.22%, see rank)

Westland, MI
Male: 46.78%
Female: 53.22%
Michigan
Male: 49.09%
Female: 50.91%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Westland, MI
38.50 years old
Michigan
39.30 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Westland, MI
37.00 years old
Michigan
38.00 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Westland, MI
40.30 years old
Michigan
40.60 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Westland, MI% of the Total PopulationMichiganU.S.
Under 5 years4,9275.92%, see rank5.85%6.36%
5 to 9 years4,2145.07%, see rank6.30%6.51%
10 to 14 years4,9075.90%, see rank6.64%6.59%
15 to 19 years5,5686.69%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years6,2097.46%, see rank7.14%7.13%
25 to 34 years11,86314.26%, see rank11.92%13.47%
35 to 44 years10,52112.65%, see rank12.39%12.96%
45 to 54 years12,29814.78%, see rank14.69%14.09%
55 to 64 years10,40212.50%, see rank13.36%12.29%
65 to 74 years6,2367.50%, see rank8.04%7.64%
75 to 84 3,9984.81%, see rank4.53%4.25%
85 years and over2,0452.46%, see rank2.02%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Westland, MIMichiganU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population57,363, 100%6,619,834209,056,129
Less Than High School7,078, 12.34%, see rank10.73%13.67%
High School Graduate19,372, 33.77%, see rank30.18%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree20,748, 36.17%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree7,156, 12.47%, see rank16.15%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree3,009, 5.25%, see rank10.27%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.10, 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

 Westland, MI MichiganU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,86581.98%18.02%77.32%22.68%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)7,27594.14%, see rank5.86%, see rank89.70%10.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)4,47094.47%, see rank5.53%, see rank91.59%8.41%90.60%9.40%
College5,47087.53%, see rank12.47%, see rank84.70%15.30%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1,18074.49%, see rank25.51%, see rank75.66%24.34%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Westland, MIMichiganU.S.
Total Households34,002, 100%3,827,880116,211,092
Average Household Size2.42, see rank2.522.63
1 Person Households11,888, 34.96%, see rank28.90%27.57%
2 or More Person Households22,114, 65.04%, see rank71.10%72.43%
Family Households (Families)20,011, 58.85%, see rank65.34%66.22%
Average Family Size3.26, see rank3.203.32
Married-Couple Family12,721, 37.41%, see rank48.00%48.42%
Nonfamily Households13,991, 41.15%, see rank34.66%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Westland, MI%MichiganU.S.
15 Years and Over Total69,140see rank8,030,282252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over31,785100%, see rank3,903,030123,281,364
Never Married12,13238.17%, see rank35.49%35.77%
Married14,64846.08%, see rank51.21%52.04%
Widowed1,0053.16%, see rank2.74%2.57%
Divorced4,00012.58%, see rank10.56%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over37,355100%, see rank4,127,252129,692,771
Never Married12,90434.54%, see rank29.42%29.48%
Married14,55438.96%, see rank48.54%49.19%
Widowed4,27011.43%, see rank9.51%9.16%
Divorced5,62715.06%, see rank12.53%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Westland, MI%MichiganU.S.
Native77,66593.36%, see rank93.83%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence65,78079.07%, see rank76.68%58.73%
Born in Different State11,52813.86%, see rank16.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
3570.43%, see rank0.67%1.42%
Foreign Born5,5236.64%, see rank6.17%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2,8043.37%, see rank3.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2,7193.27%, see rank3.06%7.09%
Born In Europe1,2391.49%, see rank1.37%1.53%
Born In Asia2,8933.48%, see rank2.93%3.82%
Born In Africa4790.58%, see rank0.27%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America5210.63%, see rank1.18%6.83%
Born In Northern America3910.47%, see rank0.40%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Westland, MI%MichiganU.S.
English30,51989.76%, see rank90.09%79.39%
Spanish6962.05%, see rank3.16%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1,5474.55%, see rank3.59%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages8052.37%, see rank1.55%3.36%
Other4351.28%, see rank1.60%0.99%

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


 
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