Romulus demographics profile

StatisticRomulusMichiganNational
Population23,4579,909,600318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)65917891
Median age36.739.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%41%43%
Speak English94%91%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%
Romulus, MI has a population of 23,457 and is the 1,857th largest city in the United States. The population density is 659 per sq mi which is 270% higher than the Michigan average and 627% higher than the national average. The median age in Romulus is 37 which is approximately 7% lower than the Michigan average of 40. In Romulus, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 79% of Romulus residents were born in Michigan, 16% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Romulus is 270% higher than Michigan.
  • The median age in Romulus is 7% lower than Michigan.
  • In Romulus 48.66% of the population is White.
  • In Romulus 44.05% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Romulus 2.64% of the population is Asian.

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Romulus population breakdown by race

RaceRomulusMichiganNational
White48.66%78.89%73.35%
Black or African American44.05%13.89%12.63%
Asian2.64%2.79%5.22%
American Indian0.07%0.53%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.49%2.74%3.06%
Other race1.10%1.12%4.75%
In Romulus, 2.1% 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 Romulus, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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