Detroit, a large city in Michigan, has a population of approximately 680,000. The city's residents, with an average age of just under 37, skew younger than most cities in Michigan. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between renting (52%) and owning (48%) their home. The city boasts a relatively low average rent of $802 per month, which is $73 less than the state average.
There are two primary industries in Detroit: healthcare and manufacturing. Combined, these industries account for 11% of the city's labor force. Detroit workers bring in an average annual income of about $39,000, about $22,000 less than those elsewhere in the state. Detroit's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average, Detroit has a relatively high number of residents older than 25 who have earned a high school degree or equivalent (21%). Further, 9% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.
Averaging about 29 minutes, Detroit's commute time is longer than the Michigan average of about 25 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the typical means of commuting to work, opted for by 27% of commuters, while public transit is not used much. Few commuters walk to work.