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You can download the data tables below by selecting the file on the side of the page. After adding your data, click “Your PDF” to view, add or download your file.

For a visual look at the region, check out our Regional Snapshot, an infographic with some of the region’s most important statistics.

Regional Detroit Economic Indicators

Gross Domestic Product (1 year growth 2.1%)2016: $223.8B
Unemployment RateJuly 2017: 4.6%
Per Capita Income ( 1 year growth 6.2%)2016: $31,574
Patents Granted (11-county region)2015: 4,269
Educational Attainment (Associate degree or higher)2016: 38.4%
Exports2016: $42.1B
Residential Construction Permits (SEMCOG region) (1 year growth 11%) 2016 : 9,925

Over the past 5 years home values grew by more than 36%, outpacing national growth of 18.1%. The region remains one of the most affordable regions to live in the nation with average home value in metro Detroit around $160,000, while the U.S. average is $205,000. In 2018, Trulia ranked the Detroit area second in the nation for tech hubs and home affordability. The reports looked at metros with high tech job growth and home affordability. Median rent values range from $700 to $980.

Median Housing Values, 2016

County/Metro AreaMedian House Value, 2016Median Gross Rent Value, 2016
Genesee County$91,800 $720
Lapeer County$141,200$793
Lenawee County$119,400$754
Livingston County$204,000$939
Macomb County$134,800$884
Monroe County$141,500$786
Oakland County$191,500$968
St. Clair County$126,900$751
Shiawassee County$105,500$683
Washtenaw County$218,100$980
Wayne County$86,000$808
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 - 2016 American Community Survey Estimates

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