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Population

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of the Detroit region has decreased by -.5 percent or 28,827 people since 2000. While the numbers show an overall decrease, 71 communities experienced double digit growth. Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties are among the largest counties in the United States by population.

The Detroit region’s population is larger than 130 counties. The city of Detroit is the 18th largest city in the United States. Michigan is the eighth largest state in the U.S.

People and Income Overview

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Ann Arbor Detroit-Warren-Livonia Flint Monroe
Population(2010) 348,615 4,381,330 419,518 151,924
Growth (%) Since 1990 23.2% 3.1% -2.5% 13.7%
Growth (%) Since 1970 48.90% -1.20% -5.9% 27.4%
Land Area (in sq. miles) 709.9 3,914.10 639.6 551.1
Population Density (2010) 491.1 1,119.40 655.9 275.7
% Reporting One Race Only
(ACS 2005-2009)
97.2% 98.4% 97.8% 98.2%
% Reporting Only African American
(ACS 2005-2009)
12.0% 22.7% 19.4% 2.1%
% Reporting Hispanic (of any race)
(ACS 2005-2009)
3.4% 3.6% 2.5% 2.7%
Households (ACS 2005-2009) 133,925 1,681,909 173,107 58,686
Labor Force (2010) 182,223 2,069,920 190,785 71,165
Unemployment Rate (2010) 8.1 13.5 13.7 12.4
Per Capita Personal Income (PCPI) (2009) $37,859 $37,927 $29,526 $31,961
10 Year PCPI Growth (%) adj. for inflation -12.6% -7.9% -10.4% -12.2%
Poverty Rate (2009) 14.2 16.3 19.3 10.7
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+
(ACS 2005-2009)
93.0% 86.5% 87.5% 87.4%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+
(ACS 2005-2009)
50.2% 26.2% 18.8% 17.1%

People and Industry Overview

Industry Overview (2010)
(By Place of Work)
Ann Arbor Detroit-Warren-Livonia Flint Monroe
Covered Employment 186,349 1,647,393 126,257 36,274
Avg Wage Per Job $49,509 $49,618 $38,894 $42,125
Manufacturing – % of all jobs 7.2% 11.3% 7.7% 12.4%
Avg Wage Per Job $66,509 $65,958 $63,066 $63,483
Transportation/Warehousing – % of all jobs 1.7% 3.6% 0.7% 4.4%
Avg Wage Per Job $57,312 $51,769 $55,933 $41,268
Health Care, Social Assist. – % of all jobs 12.5% 15.3% 17.4% 12.7%
Avg Wage Per Job $48,280 $45,586 $45,911 $37,236
Finance and Insurance – % of all jobs 1.8% 3.8% 3.7% 2.2%
 Avg Wage Per Job $62,945 $71,450 $57,052 $40,732

Some numbers may not match published or USA Counties in Profile numbers exactly because rates and other figures may be recalculated.

Education Attainment, 2006-2010 Estimate

Ann Arbor Detroit Flint Monroe
Population 25 years and up 210,871 2,895,805 283,916 101,959
Less than 9th grade 1.8% 3.7% 2.9% 3.1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 4.6% 8.9% 9.0% 9.2%
High school grad. (or equivalent) 16.7% 29.2% 34.4% 37.8%
Some college, no degree 19.3% 23.5% 26.0% 24.0%
Associate’s degree 6.8% 7.7% 8.6% 8.6%
Bachelor’s degree 24.6% 16.5% 12.3% 11.1%
Graduate or professional degree 26.2% 10.5% 6.7% 5.9%
High school graduate or higher 93.6% 87.4% 88.1% 87.7%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 50.8% 27.0% 19.0% 17.0%
Population 25 years to 34 years 48,374 526,970 52,874 16,719
High school graduate or higher 95.9% 89.7% 90.4% 91.1%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 57.0% 30.6% 21.0% 20.0%
Population 35 years to 44 years 45,780 630,248 58,937 21,978
High school graduate or higher 95.4% 91.1% 92.0% 93.1%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 55.5% 31.8% 22.3% 21.1%
Population 45 years to 54 years 83,874 1,186,893 115,907 43,888
High school graduate or higher 94.9% 89.9% 90.9% 90.1%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 49.4% 27.4% 19.2% 16.5%
Population 65 years and up 32,843 551,694 56,198 19,374
High school graduate or higher 84.0% 75.6% 76.4% 73.3%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 38.6% 17.3% 13.4% 10.9%

Source:U.S. Census Bureau

May 2012 Metropolitan and Non-metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

Ann Arbor MSA Wages

Detroit MSA Wages

Flint MSA Wages

Monroe MSA Wages

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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