Detroit, Michigan 

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Population

665,369

-10.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

9.6%

Median Age

34.7

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.6

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Detroit, Michigan

Large city - Southeast Michigan, along the Detroit River, across the border from Windsor, Ontario, Canada. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Detroit, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Selling a home in Michigan? See how to save thousands.

Detroit, MI Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Arts and culture
Professional sports
Cost of living
Cons
Economy
Violent crime
Urban decay


What Bert Has To Say About Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Metro Area

Detroit’s seemingly endless grid-patterned suburbs spread mainly west of town, and the northern half of this suburban cluster has been split off of the formerly singular Detroit metro area. That northern half consists of the relatively new and prosperous suburbs spreading north into Oakland County, including not only the named places of Warren, Troy and Farmington Hills but also such familiar names as Southfield, Pontiac, Royal Oak, Auburn Hills and Bloomfield. These suburbs, located on once-agricultural land, are plain, business friendly and mostly family friendly.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Michigan
County: Wayne County
Metro Area: Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Metro Area
Political Ideology: Very liberal
City: Detroit
Zip Codes: 48228, 48219, 48235, 48224, 48227, 48221, 48205, 48234, 48209, 48210, 28 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 664 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Detroit is 9.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Detroit jobs have increased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Detroit's cost of living is 12.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Detroit's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Wayne county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 68.3% to 30.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Detroit's population is 665,369 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 10.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Detroit is Real Estate: $68,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.6%.   Selling a home in Michigan? See how to save thousands.

SCHOOLS
Detroit public schools spend $18,421 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Detroit. More Education



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Housing Market in Detroit

It's a good time to buy in Detroit. Home Appreciation is up 31.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Detroit is $68,600.

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Reviews for Detroit   114 Reviews
From A Black Woman’s Perspective... - 1/5/2021
Cold, unfriendly, envious people within the city limits. The unfriendliness can turn into aggression and sometimes even bullying. Crabs in a barrel reside here and the... Read More

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Nice city but not a lot of jobs. - 9/29/2020
I lived in Detroit for nine years – left in 2018, (also spent many childhood summers and weekends there). The city is on the rebound: That's a huge overstatement.... Read More

Detroit.rock.city - 3/30/2020
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ZIP CODES IN DETROIT, MICHIGAN
48228, 48219, 48235, 48224, 48227, 48221, 48205, 48234, 48209, 48210, 28 total

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