Population density (sq mi)3,4434,927178
Median age37.834.839.5
Male/Female ratio1.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a32%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1814%45%41%
Speak Englishn/a89%91%
Speak Spanishn/a7%3%

Key findings

  • 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 Black
  • In Downtown 4.82% of the population is Asian

Compare Detroit, MI Demographics


      Downtown population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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