StatisticCore CityDetroitMichigan
Population density (sq mi)2,2504,927178
Median age39.934.839.5
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a32%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1855%45%41%
Speak Englishn/a89%91%
Speak Spanishn/a7%3%

Key findings

  • 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 Black
  • In Core City 0.14% of the population is Asian

Compare Detroit, MI Demographics


      Core City population breakdown by race

      RaceCore CityDetroitMichigan
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Core City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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