StatisticSouthwest DetroitDetroitMichigan
Population14,928683,4439,986,857
Population density (sq mi)8,2374,927178
Median age30.134.839.5
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a32%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1856%45%41%
Speak Englishn/a89%91%
Speak Spanishn/a7%3%

Key findings

  • The population density in Southwest Detroit is 67% higher than Detroit
  • The median age in Southwest Detroit is 13% lower than Detroit
  • In Southwest Detroit 56.87% of the population is White
  • In Southwest Detroit 10.97% of the population is Black
  • In Southwest Detroit 0.19% of the population is Asian

Compare Detroit, MI Demographics

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      Southwest Detroit population breakdown by race

      RaceSouthwest DetroitDetroitMichigan
      White56.87%13.65%78.89%
      Black10.97%79.66%13.89%
      Asian0.19%1.41%2.79%
      American Indian0.82%0.36%0.53%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.01%0.03%
      Mixed race4.06%1.97%2.74%
      Other race27.08%2.94%1.12%
      In Southwest Detroit, 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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      Southwest Detroit age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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