Harper Woods demographics profile

StatisticHarper WoodsMichiganNational
Population density (sq mi)5,28410191
Median age36.139.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%41%43%
Speak English94%91%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%
Harper Woods, MI has a population of 13,895 and is the 3,011th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,284 per sq mi which is 5139% higher than the Michigan average and 5733% higher than the national average. The median age in Harper Woods is 36 which is approximately 9% lower than the Michigan average of 40. In Harper Woods, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 82% of Harper Woods residents were born in Michigan, 13% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Harper Woods is 5139% higher than Michigan.
  • The median age in Harper Woods is 9% lower than Michigan.
  • In Harper Woods 37.57% of the population is White.
  • In Harper Woods 56.43% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Harper Woods 2.71% of the population is Asian.

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Harper Woods population breakdown by race

RaceHarper WoodsMichiganNational
Black or African American56.43%13.89%12.63%
American Indian0.25%0.53%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.99%2.74%3.06%
Other race0.05%1.12%4.75%
In Harper Woods, 2.2% 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 Harper Woods, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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