Detroit, Michigan

Population 701,524

Detroit is located in Wayne County, MI. The population is 701,524, making Detroit the largest city in Wayne County and the largest city in the state of Michigan.

There are 326 public schools in Detroit with an average Homefacts rating of D+. The total crime rate for Detroit is very low , and there are 4,663 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Detroit is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Detroit property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Detroit include Highland Park, Hamtramck and Hazel Park.

Detroit Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 20%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.9%

Crime Rate

60.17% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 1
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 354
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

78.03% Higher than national avg.
  • 4,663 offenders in Detroit
  • 66.47 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

2,334 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 156
  • Registered Polluters: 120
  • Superfunds: 159
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,899


High 11.4%
  • Michigan unemployment average: 5.1%
  • National unemployment average: 6.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

326 Public Schools view public schools

There are 326 K-12 public schools in Detroit, MI and 23 private schools. Homefacts rates Detroit's schools as Below Average, with an overall D+ rating.

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Crime view details

4,663 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$75,000 compared to May 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

238 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Detroit, MI issued 238 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 238 permits, 33 were issued for single family homes and 205 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Detroit, MI issued 113 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 113 permits, 21 were issued for single family homes and 92 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Environmental Hazards

2334 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (227/227)
    Detroit, MI has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Detroit, MI is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.03 Average
    Detroit, MI is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 26.1°
  • February 27.92°
  • March 38.57°
  • April 49.15°
  • May 60.86°
  • June 70.34°
  • July 75.32°
  • August 72.92°
  • September 64.02°
  • October 53.68°
  • November 42.15°
  • December 29.83°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Detroit, MI

Detroit, MI has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Detroit, MI has no risk of hurricanes.
Detroit, MI has a high risk of hail storms.
Detroit, MI has a low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Detroit, MI: $28,099


Unemployment in Detroit is 11.4%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 5.1% and 6.2% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 54.34%
White Collar - 45.66%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Rick Snyder
  • Sen. Gary Peters
  • Sen. Debbie Stabenow

City Representatives

  • John Conyers Jr.
  • Brenda Lawrence

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

117 FCC Towers view all