The small city of Romulus, Michigan is home to slightly more than 23,000 residents. With an average age of just over 36, the city's residents skew younger than most cities in Michigan. Most residents own their homes in Romulus, and 35% of residents rent. The average rent of $885/month is roughly equal to the state average.
Romulus has a large percentage of residents older than 25 with a high school degree or equivalent (26%) compared to the national average. Additionally, 10% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Many Romulus residents work in one of two industries: healthcare and manufacturing. Combined, these industries make up 17% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in transportation, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. With an average annual income of about $56K, Romulus workers earn a little less than their peers elsewhere in Michigan. Romulus's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).
Romulus residents have an average commute of about 26 minutes. Many residents (40%) drive their car or truck to work, while public transportation is not used extensively. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.