Pontiac, MI

59,920 Population
20 square miles 3,000.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.6%
was 0.6%
 
Population Density
3,000.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.4%
was 49.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.7%
was 6.5%
 
Percent Under 18
26.4%
was 26.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
10.5%
was 10.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
7.9
was 11.6
Ranked 29th Lowest in MI
Percent Living in Poverty
34.4%
was 35.7%
 
Median Household Income
$30,152
was $28,505
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
46
46.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
11.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,237.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,579.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
27,335
was 27,810
 
Median Rent
$754
was $736
 
Total Building Permits
93
was 25
 
Occupied Housing Units
23,225
was 23,566
 
Homeownership Rate
43.7%
was 43.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
16
was 25
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,368.7
was 1,392.5
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.9%
was 24.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
77
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.3
was 0.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.6
was 0.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.7%
was 95.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
76.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.9%
was 99.1%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
78.6%
was 78.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
12.1%
was 11.4%
 

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