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  People QuickFacts Detroit Michigan
Population definition and source info Population, 2003 estimate 911,40210,079,985
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 -4.2%1.4%
Population definition and source info Population, 2000 951,2709,938,444
Population, percent change definition and source info Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 -7.5%6.9%
Persons under 5 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 8.0%6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 31.1%26.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 10.4%12.3%
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2000 52.9%51.0%
White persons, percent definition and source info White persons, percent, 2000 (a) 12.3%80.2%
Black or African American persons, percent definition and source info Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a) 81.6%14.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a) 0.3%0.6%
Asian persons, percent definition and source info Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a) 1.0%1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a) ZZ
Persons reporting some other race, percent definition and source info Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a) 2.5%1.3%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent definition and source info Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 2.3%1.9%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent definition and source info Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 5.0%3.3%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct age 5+ definition and source info Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct age 5+, 2000 60.0%57.3%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 4.8%5.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 9.2%8.4%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 69.6%83.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+ definition and source info Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 11.0%21.8%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 28.424.1
 
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2000 375,0964,234,279
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2000 54.9%73.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $63,600$115,600
 
Households definition and source info Households, 2000 336,4283,785,661
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2000 2.772.56
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 1999 $29,526$44,667
Per capita money income definition and source info Per capita money income, 1999 $14,717$22,168
Persons below poverty, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 26.1%10.5%
  Business QuickFacts Detroit Michigan
Wholesale trade sales definition and source info Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 14,616,392159,432,288
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 3,188,73193,706,078
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 1997 $3,269$9,576
Accomodation and foodservices sales definition and source info Accomodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 575,96110,158,693
Total number of firms definition and source info Total number of firms, 1997 26,085677,473
Minority-owned firms, percent of total definition and source info Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 47.3%7.6%
Women-owned firms, percent of total definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 30.6%27.2%
  Geography QuickFacts Detroit Michigan
Land area definition and source info Land area, 2000 (square miles) 13956,804
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2000 6,855.1175.0
Persons per square mile definition and source info FIPS Code 2200026
Counties Wayne County


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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms

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Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, 1997 Census of Governments
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