Sherwood Forest demographics profile

StatisticSherwood ForestDetroitMichigan
Population904683,4439,909,600
Population density (sq mi)4,2174,927101
Median age48.034.839.5
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a32%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1824%45%41%
Speak Englishn/a89%91%
Speak Spanishn/a7%3%
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  • The population density in Sherwood Forest is 14% lower than Detroit.
  • The median age in Sherwood Forest is 38% higher than Detroit.
  • In Sherwood Forest 12.86% of the population is White.
  • In Sherwood Forest 84.40% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sherwood Forest 1.10% of the population is Asian.

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Sherwood Forest population breakdown by race

RaceSherwood ForestDetroitMichigan
White12.86%13.65%78.89%
Black or African American84.40%79.66%13.89%
Asian1.10%1.41%2.79%
American Indian0.00%0.36%0.53%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.01%0.03%
Mixed race1.65%1.97%2.74%
Other race0.00%2.94%1.12%
In Sherwood Forest, 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 Sherwood Forest, Detroit, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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