Core City demographics profile

StatisticCore CityDetroitMichigan
Population density (sq mi)2,2504,927101
Median age39.934.839.5
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a32%55%
Speak Englishn/a89%91%
Speak Spanishn/a7%3%

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  • The population density in Core City is 54% lower than Detroit.
  • The median age in Core City is 15% higher than Detroit.
  • In Core City 9.74% of the population is White.
  • In Core City 87.77% of the population is African American.
  • In Core City 0.14% of the population is Asian.

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Core City population breakdown by race

RaceCore CityDetroitMichigan
African American87.77%79.66%13.89%
American Indian0.00%0.36%0.53%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.01%0.03%
Mixed race1.65%1.97%2.74%
Other race0.70%2.94%1.12%
In Core City, 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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Core City age breakdown

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