Downtown demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)3,4434,927101
Median age37.834.839.5
Male/Female ratio1.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a32%55%
Speak Englishn/a89%91%
Speak Spanishn/a7%3%

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  • The population density in Downtown is 30% lower than Detroit.
  • The median age in Downtown is 9% higher than Detroit.
  • In Downtown 36.97% of the population is White.
  • In Downtown 54.62% of the population is African American.
  • In Downtown 4.82% of the population is Asian.

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Downtown population breakdown by race

African American54.62%79.66%13.89%
American Indian0.56%0.36%0.53%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.01%0.03%
Mixed race2.13%1.97%2.74%
Other race0.91%2.94%1.12%
In Downtown, 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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Downtown age breakdown

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