Southfield, MI

73,093 Population
26.3 square miles 2,782 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.7%
was 0.7%
Ranked 16th Highest in MI
Population Density
2,782
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
55.0%
was 57.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.1%
was 5.5%
Ranked 13th Highest in MI
Percent Under 18
19.0%
was 20.5%
Ranked 15th Highest in MI
Percent 65 and Over
20.2%
was 19.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in MI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.8
was 7.1
Ranked 18th Lowest in MI
Percent Living in Poverty
12.7%
was 11.0%
Ranked 7th Lowest in MI
Median Household Income
$50,371
was $50,557
Ranked 7th Highest in MI
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.1
43.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
1.4
was 2.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
311
was 360.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,541
was 2,913.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
36,771
was 34,935
Ranked 11th Highest in MI
Median Rent
$1,051
was $1,057
Ranked 5th Highest in MI
Total Building Permits
4
was 2
 
Occupied Housing Units
33,963
was 31,613
 
Homeownership Rate
45.5%
was 46.2%
Ranked 14th Highest in MI
Single Family Building Permits
4
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,399.5
was 1,329.7
Ranked 9th Highest in MI
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.2%
was 16.3%
Ranked 9th Highest in MI
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.1
was 2.3
Ranked 16th Highest in MI
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.1
was 0.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.1
was 0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
99.0%
was 97.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in MI
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.9%
Ranked 8th Highest in MI
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.5%
was 100%
Ranked 9th Highest in MI

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
92.8%
was 92.2%
Ranked 6th Highest in MI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
38.8%
was 36.1%
Ranked 5th Highest in MI

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