Taylor, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Taylor, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Taylor had a population of 62,515 as of July 1, 2017. Taylor ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Taylor is located at latitude 42.2253 and longitude -83.2677 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Taylor (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 614 feet.

The City of Taylor (GNIS ID: 1627153) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Taylor population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Taylor, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 62,515
Population in Households 61,870
Population in Familes 49,972
Population in Group Qrtrs 645
Population Density1 2,649
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 24,369
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 16,464
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,437 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,855 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,514 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,068 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $88,261
Average Home Value $107,758


Median Household Income $42,309
Average Household Income $52,861
Per Capita Income $20,883
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.14% -0.28%
Households 0.0% -0.21%
Families -0.2% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Taylor, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylor to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 17 98th
Population Density1 # 89 87th
Diversity Index2 # 77 89th
Median Household Income # 441 36th
Per Capita Income # 523 25th

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