Wyandotte, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wyandotte, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Wyandotte had a population of 24,909 as of July 1, 2016. Wyandotte ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wyandotte is located at latitude 42.2107 and longitude -83.1572 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wyandotte (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.32 sq. miles and a water area of 1.7 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 581 feet.

The City of Wyandotte (GNIS ID: 1627294) 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 Wyandotte population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Wyandotte, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 24,909
Population in Households 24,826
Population in Familes 19,145
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density1 4,684
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 10,678
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 6,447
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,068 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,545 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,133 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,390 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $93,241
Average Home Value $109,795


Median Household Income $50,507
Average Household Income $61,186
Per Capita Income $26,322
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.61% -0.65%
Households -0.46% -0.56%
Families -0.68% -0.7%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.

Wyandotte, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wyandotte to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 46 93rd
Population Density1 # 20 97th
Diversity Index2 # 223 68th
Median Household Income # 229 67th
Per Capita Income # 203 71st

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