Poletown East demographics profile

StatisticPoletown EastDetroitMichigan
Population density (sq mi)4254,927101
Median age37.434.839.5
Male/Female ratio1.2:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a32%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1865%45%41%
Speak Englishn/a89%91%
Speak Spanishn/a7%3%
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  • The population density in Poletown East is 91% lower than Detroit.
  • The median age in Poletown East is 7% higher than Detroit.
  • In Poletown East 18.23% of the population is White.
  • In Poletown East 80.47% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Poletown East 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Poletown East population breakdown by race

RacePoletown EastDetroitMichigan
Black or African American80.47%79.66%13.89%
American Indian0.98%0.36%0.53%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.01%0.03%
Mixed race0.32%1.97%2.74%
Other race0.00%2.94%1.12%
In Poletown East, 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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Source: The Poletown East, Detroit, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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