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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Stanford, California
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Ann Arbor is 18% less densely populated than Stanford.
People are 14% more likely to be married in Stanford.
The Median Age is 6.4 years older in Ann Arbor.

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PEOPLE
 Ann Arbor, MIStanford, CAUnited States
 Population117,07013,506321,418,820
 Population - 2010115,20414,256308,745,538
 Population - 2000114,02413,315285,036,114
 Population - 1990109,59218,097251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now6.82%-25.37%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now2.67%1.43%12.76%
 Pop. Density4,2024,94591
 Land Area2833,531,905
 Water Area10264,837
 Median Age27.921.537.4
 Female Population50.08%42.30%50.81%
 Male Population49.92%57.70%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Ann Arbor, MIStanford, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 44.33%2.95%6.36%
 Age 5 to 93.78%1.97%6.51%
 Age 10 to 143.45%1.33%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.81%1.58%4.03%
 Age 18 to 2014.22%37.04%4.35%
 Age 21 to 2415.24%25.22%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.45%15.38%13.47%
 Age 35 to 449.72%3.50%12.97%
 Age 45 to 549.30%2.83%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.13%2.10%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.35%1.61%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.51%2.62%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.15%1.29%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.56%0.59%1.85%
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 RACE
 Ann Arbor, MIStanford, CAUnited States
 White69.10%48.64%62.77%
 Black7.49%5.02%12.24%
 Asian14.82%26.44%4.95%
 Native American0.19%0.58%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.01%0.16%0.16%
 Other0.13%0.00%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.67%5.73%2.13%
 Hispanic4.60%13.44%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic95.40%86.56%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Ann Arbor, MIStanford, CAUnited States
 Households46,4972,970116,211,000
 Family Households20,2471,14676,958,100
 Non Family Households26,2501,82439,253,000
 Household Size2.252.22.63
 Married Population33.95%19.72%50.58%
 Single Population66.05%80.28%49.42%
 Now Married33.23%19.48%48.41%
 Married but Separated0.72%0.24%2.17%
 Never Married55.25%78.43%32.55%
 Widowed3.32%0.90%5.95%
 Divorced7.49%0.95%10.92%
 Married, w/children32.64%46.51%31.68%
 Married, no children46.44%50.00%41.44%
 Single, w/children11.81%1.66%16.94%
 Single, no children9.11%1.83%9.95%
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