Plymouth, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Plymouth, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Plymouth had a population of 9,092 as of July 1, 2017. Plymouth 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 Plymouth is located at latitude 42.3712 and longitude -83.4676 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plymouth (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 725 feet.

The City of Plymouth (GNIS ID: 1626919) 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 Plymouth population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Plymouth: Plymouth Corners.

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


Total Population 9,092
Daytime Population: Workers 8,980
Daytime Population: Residents 3,977
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,957
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 8,959
Population in Familes 6,377
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density2 4,112
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $72,330
Average Household Income $94,445
Per Capita Income $45,096


Total Housing Units 4,629 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,631 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,671 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 327 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $235,911
Average Home Value $265,716


Total Households 4,302
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 2,163
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.06% -0.23%
Households -0.04% -0.21%
Families -0.35% -0.41%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.68%

Plymouth, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plymouth 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 # 113 84th
Population Density # 30 96th
Diversity Index # 339 51st
Median Household Income # 42 94th
Per Capita Income # 33 95th

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