Barely Livable


  • Detroit is ranked #682 in Michigan
  • Detroit is ranked #28,289 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Low Cost of Living
  • Sunny Weather
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Detroit, MI

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Palmer Woods, Detroit728.3791
Sherwood Forest, Detroit708.61,164
West Side Industrial, Detroit650.9284
Medical Center, Detroit651.71,166
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Detroit Golf, Detroit647.71,433
Joseph Barry, Detroit633.5416
Rivertown, Detroit631.6776
Downtown, Detroit620.24,399

Best Cities Near Detroit, MI

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Huntington Woods, MI8412.16,310
Birmingham, MI8417.120,382
Pleasant Ridge, MI8210.92,544
Rochester, MI8124.812,872
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Northville, MI8123.76,001
Novi, MI8024.756,887
Grosse Pointe Park, MI806.911,412
Rochester Hills, MI8023.772,195
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Move along.... nothing here to see....

The Metro Detroit area looks like one could imagine a worn torn middle eastern country ravaged by strife, neglect, Poverty... the list goes on.Everything will cost you $$$$$ in Michigan. Car insurance, home owners insurance, renters insurance, vehicle repairs, food, beverages, parking, events....Very non dog friendly. The Extreme contrast of weather in the summer and winter months makes living in Michigan unbearable. …
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Avoid At All CostPosted on Apr 20, 2017
The Motor City

Detroit was quite the city until the 60s and it will be again. It hit bottom and is on the rise. Physical infrastructure problems will be an issue for decades. Schools are challenged to teach kids who so often are living in an environment which does not value education. Serious drug and crime issues. Safety is a great concern. Popular mayor and police chief are leading the charge to …
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Mack from MichiganPosted on Nov 05, 2016
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Detroit Lions 2011-2012 Does anyone else think that the Detroit Lions could win 8 or 9 games next year and be somewhere in the playoff picture down the stretch? The Lions finished the season so strong with 4 wins in a row, including a win over the Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers. If Stafford, Best and Johnson can all stay healthy, I think this squad really has a chance to compete and …
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AV JonPosted on Mar 08, 2011
Census 2010 predictions for Detroit As the census 2010 results will soon be released, it would be interesting to see what you think the population change and the demographics will look like for Detroit. …
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nonePosted on Jan 06, 2011
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Source: The Detroit, MI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau.