StatisticUniversity DistrictDetroitMichigan
Population2,702683,4439,986,857
Population density (sq mi)5,3524,927178
Median age44.034.839.5
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a32%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1835%45%41%
Speak Englishn/a89%91%
Speak Spanishn/a7%3%

Key findings

  • The population density in University District is 9% higher than Detroit
  • The median age in University District is 27% higher than Detroit
  • In University District 13.24% of the population is White
  • In University District 83.53% of the population is Black
  • In University District 0.33% of the population is Asian

Compare Detroit, MI Demographics

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      University District population breakdown by race

      RaceUniversity DistrictDetroitMichigan
      White13.24%13.65%78.89%
      Black83.53%79.66%13.89%
      Asian0.33%1.41%2.79%
      American Indian0.00%0.36%0.53%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.01%0.03%
      Mixed race0.43%1.97%2.74%
      Other race2.48%2.94%1.12%
      In University District, 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

      University District age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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