Westland, MI

81,543 Population
20.4 square miles 3,992.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.8%
was 0.8%
Ranked 11th Highest in MI
Population Density
3,992.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
45.8%
was 51.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.2%
was 7.8%
Ranked 11th Highest in MI
Percent Under 18
19.3%
was 19.8%
Ranked 14th Highest in MI
Percent 65 and Over
16.1%
was 16.7%
Ranked 6th Highest in MI

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.5
was 5.1
Ranked 9th Lowest in MI
Percent Living in Poverty
11.3%
was 18.5%
Ranked 5th Lowest in MI
Median Household Income
$44,808
was $45,538
Ranked 10th Highest in MI
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.9
46.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.7
was 1.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
410.2
was 439.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,126.5
was 2,906.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
38,981
was 35,723
Ranked 8th Highest in MI
Median Rent
$856
was $823
Ranked 10th Highest in MI
Total Building Permits
37
was 9
 
Occupied Housing Units
36,968
was 33,719
 
Homeownership Rate
58.1%
was 60.8%
Ranked 9th Highest in MI
Single Family Building Permits
25
was 9
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,908.5
was 1,749.0
Ranked 2nd Highest in MI
Rental Vacancy Rate
11.5%
was 13.2%
Ranked 11th Highest in MI
Multifamily Building Permits
12
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.4
Ranked 15th Highest in MI
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.0
was 0.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.4
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.7%
was 97.0%
Ranked 7th Highest in MI
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
93.6%
Ranked 6th Highest in MI
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 97.7%
Ranked 4th Highest in MI

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.4%
was 89.5%
Ranked 7th Highest in MI
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.9%
was 19.7%
Ranked 13th Highest in MI

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