Westland, a small city in Michigan, has a population of just over 82,000. At an average age of just over 40, the city's population is a bit older than other municipalities in Michigan, which has an average age of 38. The majority of Westland residents own their homes, and 41% of residents rent. The average rent of $902 a month is roughly equal to the state average.
Compared to the national average (5%), Westland has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (7%). Furthermore, 14% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. Workers are spread across a wide range of industries in Westland. The four most common are manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 29% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, making it the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of just over $58K, Westland workers earn slightly less than their peers elsewhere in the state. Westland's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).
Westland has an average commute time of about 28 minutes. Many residents (46%) drive to work, while public transportation is not extensively used. A small percentage of residents commute to work on foot.