Westland demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)4,02410191
Median age39.039.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%55%55%
Speak English91%91%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%
Westland, MI has a population of 82,218 and is the 419th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,024 per sq mi which is 3890% higher than the Michigan average and 4341% higher than the national average. The median age in Westland is 39 which is approximately 1% lower than the Michigan average of 40. In Westland, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 80% of Westland residents were born in Michigan, 13% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Westland is 3890% higher than Michigan.
  • The median age in Westland is 1% lower than Michigan.
  • In Westland 74.26% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Westland 18.67% of the population is African American.
  • In Westland 3.59% of the population is Asian.

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Westland population breakdown by race

African American18.67%13.89%12.63%
American Indian0.39%0.53%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.97%2.74%3.06%
Other race1.08%1.12%4.75%
In Westland, 3.1% 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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Westland age breakdown

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