Southwest Detroit demographics profile

StatisticSouthwest DetroitDetroitMichigan
Population density (sq mi)8,2374,927101
Median age30.134.839.5
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a32%55%
Speak Englishn/a89%91%
Speak Spanishn/a7%3%

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  • The population density in Southwest Detroit is 67% higher than Detroit.
  • The median age in Southwest Detroit is 13% lower than Detroit.
  • In Southwest Detroit 56.87% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Southwest Detroit 10.97% of the population is African American.
  • In Southwest Detroit 0.19% of the population is Asian.

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Southwest Detroit population breakdown by race

RaceSouthwest DetroitDetroitMichigan
African American10.97%79.66%13.89%
American Indian0.82%0.36%0.53%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.01%0.03%
Mixed race4.06%1.97%2.74%
Other race27.08%2.94%1.12%
In Southwest Detroit, 7.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Southwest Detroit age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The Southwest Detroit, Detroit, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).