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Michigan / Detroit
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All Detroit population data above are from the US Census Bureau.
With 688,740 people, Detroit is the 1st most populated city in the state of Michigan out of 1,786 cities. But watch out, Detroit, because Grand Rapids City with 192,285 people and Warren City with 134,875 people are right behind you.
The largest Detroit racial/ethnic groups are Black (80.1%) followed by White (8.9%) and Hispanic (7.7%).
In 2013, the median household income of Detroit residents was $24,820. Detroit households made slightly more than Pleasant Plains households ($24,770) and Royal Oak Charter Township households ($24,750) . However, 40.7% of Detroit residents live in poverty.
The median age for Detroit residents is 35.2 years young.