Detroit Wayne County, Michigan

Detroit: Most populous city in Michigan, United States; county seat of Wayne County

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About

Detroit is a city located in the county of Wayne in the U.S. state of Michigan. Its population at the 2010 census was 713,777 and a population density of 1,929 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 670,031 inhabitants.

The city was created 320 years ago in 1700.

Geography

Detroit is located at 42°19'53"N 83°2'45"W (42.3314300, -83.0457500). It has 2 neighbors: Dearborn and Windsor.

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Weather

Detroit forecast: Sunny, with a high near 78. more

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Detroit Quick Facts

Population : 670,031 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Michigan (United States)
County : Wayne County
Twitter username : CityofDetroit
Postal code : 48201
Phone Area Codes : 313
Area : 370.03 km2
Official name : Detroit
Continent : North America
Legislative body : Detroit City Council
Altitude : 600 feet / 183 meters
Capital city : Detroit is capital of Michigan Territory, Wayne County
Establishment : January 01, 1701 (320 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 05:30:09 (2nd August 2021)
Density : 1,811 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -6.53% (2010-2019)
Weather : 78℉ Sunny 7-days weather

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Detroit has 2 neighbours.

  • Dearborn city in Michigan, USA
  • Windsor city in Essex County, Ontario, Canada

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Detroit decreased by 6.53% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1820 1,422 - census
1830 2,222 36% census
1840 9,102 75.59% census
1850 21,019 56.7% census
1860 45,619 53.92% census
1870 79,577 42.67% census
1880 116,340 31.6% census
1890 205,876 43.49% census
1900 285,704 27.94% census
1910 465,766 38.66% census
1920 993,678 53.13% census
1930 1,568,662 36.65% census
1940 1,623,452 3.37% census
1950 1,849,568 12.23% census
1960 1,670,144 -10.74% census
1970 1,514,063 -10.31% census
1980 1,203,368 -25.82% census
1990 1,027,974 -17.06% census
2000 951,270 -8.06% census
2010 713,777 -33.27% census
2011 705,118 -1.23% estimation process
2012 700,183 -0.7% estimation process
2013 691,868 -1.2% estimation process
2014 682,609 -1.36% estimation process
2015 679,410 -0.47% estimation process
2016 677,143 -0.33% estimation process
2017 674,631 -0.37% estimation process
2018 672,977 -0.25% estimation process
2019 670,031 -0.44% estimation process

Detroit zip code is 48201. County name: Wayne, County fips: 26163

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People born in Detroit (200)

People born in Detroit, including Canadian politician François Baby, writer John H. Noble, computer programmer Joe Ossanna, you can see a list of people who born in Detroit.

Schools

College & universities near Detroit

Code Name City ZIP
172635 Wayne County Community College District Detroit (MI) 48226
247162 Ecumenical Theological Seminary Detroit (MI) 48201-3035
492139 DSDT Detroit (MI) 48216
172644 Wayne State University Detroit (MI) 48202
169442 College for Creative Studies Detroit (MI) 48202

Stations (16)

Amtrak & bus stations near Detroit

Code Name Address Type
DET Detroit 11 West Baltimore Ave. RAIL
DER John D. Dingell Transit Center 16121 Michigan Ave. RAIL
GFV Greenfield Village, Michigan 20900 Oakwood Blvd. RAIL
ROY Royal Oak station 202 South Sherman Ave. RAIL
TRM Troy Transit Center 1201 Doyle Drive RAIL

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Wayne County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wayne County , MI. (more)

City Name Population Title
Dearborn 93,932 City in Michigan, USA
Livonia 93,665 City in Wayne County, Michigan, United States
Canton 86,825 Charter township in Wayne County, Michigan
Westland 81,511 City in Michigan, USA
Taylor 60,922 City in Michigan, United States
Dearborn Heights 55,353 City in Michigan, USA
Redford 49,936 Charter township in Wayne County, Michigan
Lincoln Park 36,321 City in Wayne County in the U.
Northville 29,342 City in Michigan
Southgate 28,959 City in Wayne County in the state of Michigan
Allen Park 26,940 City in Michigan, USA
Garden City 26,408 City in Wayne County of the U.
Wyandotte 25,156 Town in Michigan, USA
Inkster 24,284 City in Wayne County, Michigan, United States of America
Romulus 23,573 City in Wayne County, Michigan
Hamtramck 21,599 City in Michigan

Distance to Other Cities

Detroit distances to largest Michigan cities

Map & Images (more maps)

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