Wyandotte, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wyandotte, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Wyandotte had a population of 24,996 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 24,996
Daytime Population: Workers 12,142
Daytime Population: Residents 12,113
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 24,255
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 24,911
Population in Familes 19,179
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density2 4,701
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $51,294
Average Household Income $62,979
Per Capita Income $27,042


Total Housing Units 11,992 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,493 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,202 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,297 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $95,828
Average Home Value $113,596


Total Households 10,695
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 6,432
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 -0.48% -0.5%
Households -0.38% -0.43%
Families -0.62% -0.58%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

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, 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 # 45 94th
Population Density # 21 97th
Diversity Index # 217 69th
Median Household Income # 242 65th
Per Capita Income # 211 70th

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