Detroit, Michigan 

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Economy in Detroit, Michigan

Detroit has an unemployment rate of 11.6%. The US average is 5.2%.

Detroit has seen the job market increase by 1.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 30.9%, which is lower than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Detroit
- The Sales Tax Rate for Detroit is 6.0%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Detroit is 6.8%. The US average is 4.6%.

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

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  ECONOMYDetroit, MichiganUnited States
  Unemployment Rate11.6%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth1.2%1.6%
  Future Job Growth30.9%38.0%
  Sales Taxes6.0%6.0%
  Income Taxes0.06750.046
  Income per Cap.$14,984$28,555
  Household Income$26,095$53,482
  Family Median Income$31,566$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.4%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction3.6%6.2%
  Manufacturing13.6%10.4%
  Wholesale trade1.7%2.7%
  Retail trade10.3%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.6%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information1.8%2.1%
  Finance and insurance3.3%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.5%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services3.2%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs8.2%4.3%
  Educational services6.8%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance18.0%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation2.7%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services9.3%7.4%
  Other services5.3%4.9%
  Public administration4.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for Detroit    109 Reviews
    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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    Hellhole - 9/2/2018
    Not a fan of this place at all. There has never really been a time I was visiting here for anything good. Let's say I almost got murdered here twice, the place is scary... Read More

    Renaissance Detroit - 12/5/2017
    I see a lot of old comments on here that aren't as applicable now since the resurgence Detroit has and is going through these past few years. It's a really exciting time... Read More


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