Detroit, Michigan 

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Economy in Detroit, Michigan

Detroit has an unemployment rate of 8.9%. The US average is 3.9%.

Detroit has seen the job market increase by 0.7% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 29.3%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Detroit
- The Sales Tax Rate for Detroit is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Detroit is 6.8%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Detroit
- The average income of a Detroit resident is $14,984 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Detroit resident is $26,095 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYDetroit, MichiganUnited States
  11.1%3.7%
  0.7%1.6%
  29.3%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  6.8%4.6%
  $16,433$31,177
  $27,838$57,652
  $33,478$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.4%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  3.6%6.2%
  13.6%10.4%
  1.7%2.7%
  10.3%11.6%
  4.6%4.1%
  1.2%0.9%
  1.8%2.1%
  3.3%4.7%
  1.5%1.9%
  3.2%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  8.2%4.3%
  6.8%9.3%
  18.0%13.8%
  2.7%2.2%
  9.3%7.4%
  5.3%4.9%
  4.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for Detroit    111 Reviews
    Detroit - Strong City - 11/6/2019
    Lots of things to do. Very safe in the downtown, midtown, corktown areas. Neighborhoods need work but that is every city. Great job opportunities. A good downtown feel,... Read More

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    Great people, not a lot of jobs - 6/26/2019
    I live in Detroit (transplant from the Northland) and love a lot of things about the city, number one being the people. Although I am a minority here, I have always been... Read More

    Married with Children - 11/20/2018
    With the exception of two years, I have lived in Detroit for 12 years. I have had challenges, but they were relatively trivial in the long run. I am married and have a 9... Read More


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