Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI

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Population

150,821

0.19% decline

Median Age

39.3


Median Household Income

$45,280

4.01% growth

Poverty Rate

18%


Number of Employees

69,432

2.06% growth

Median Property Value

$89,200

6.83% growth

About

In 2017, Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI had a population of 151k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $45,280. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI declined from 151,108 to 150,821, a -0.19% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,535 to $45,280, a 4.01% increase.

The population of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI is 66.7% White Alone, 24.1% Black or African American Alone, and 3.43% Hispanic or Latino. 8.14% of the people in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI are Dorsey Business Schools-Wayne (116 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI is $89,200, and the homeownership rate is 61%. Most people in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI employs 69.4k people. The largest industries in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI are Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (7,897 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,581 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,194 people), and the highest paying industries are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($107,414), Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($89,721), and National security & international affairs ($83,891).

Median household income in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI is $45,280. Males in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,694. The income inequality in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.402, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,280

2017 value

± $1,162

4.01%

1 Year Growth

± 3.13%

Households in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI have a median annual income of $45,280, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,535 in 2016, which represents a 4.01% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$48,426

Average Male Salary

± $4,702

$37,694

Average Female Salary

± $3,888

In 2017, full-time male employees in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI made 1.28 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $48,374 ± $19,325

  2. White

    $38,598 ± $3,572

  3. American Indian

    $36,837 ± $37,385

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.402

2017 Wage GINI

0.403

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI was 0.402 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.162% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI was Birmingham & Bloomfield Area PUMA, MI with a value of $112,116, followed by Oakland County (Northeast) PUMA, MI and Troy & Rochester Area PUMA, MI, with respective values of $95,855 and $94,911.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI (26.9k out of 149k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    14,672 ± 853

  2. Black

    10,292 ± 744

  3. Hispanic

    1,190 ± 278

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

69.4k

2017 Value

2.06%

1 Year growth

± 2.06%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 2.06%, from 68k employees to 69.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI, are Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators (2,236 people), Janitors & building cleaners (2,157 people), and Cashiers (2,139 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators (2,236 people), Janitors & building cleaners (2,157 people), and Cashiers (2,139 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Tool & die makers (13.8 times higher than expected), Crane & tower operators (7.85 times), and Miscellaneous assemblers & fabricators (4.53 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($121,571), Computer programmers ($95,889), and Mechanical engineers ($90,838).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

69.4k

2017 Value

2.06%

1 Year growth

± 2.06%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI grew at a rate of 2.06%, from 68k employees to 69.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI, are Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (7,897 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,581 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,194 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI, though some of these residents may live in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI, by number of employees, are Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (7,897 people), Restaurants & Food Services (5,581 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,194 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI has an unusually high number of Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (12.4 times higher than expected), Metalworking machinery manufacturing (5.84 times), and Automotive equipment rental & leasing (5.01 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI, by average salary, are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($107,414), Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($89,721), and National security & international affairs ($83,891).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $135B

  2. $35.4B

  3. $31.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $135B, followed by Mixed freight ($35.4B) and Machinery ($31.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Michigan products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$448B

2015 Value

$623B

Projected 2045 Value

39.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Michigan trade was $448B. This is expected to increase 39.1% to $623B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Michigan trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Michigan to other states, or from other states to Michigan.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $35.1B

  2. $25.1B

  3. $20.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $35.1B, followed by Indiana with $25.1B and Illinois and $20.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Michigan shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.1% of the population of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI has health coverage, with 47.2% on employee plans, 21% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 9.9% on non-group plans, and 0.964% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI see 1254 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.804% increase from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1385 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 431 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Saginaw County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,254 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Michigan see an average of 1,254 patients per year. This represents a 0.804% increase from the previous year (1,244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,055

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,950

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,915

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,318

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Michigan (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,745 to $8,055.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.88%

Uninsured

47.2%

Employer Coverage

21%

Medicaid

11%

Medicare

9.9%

Non-Group

0.964%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 9.88%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.1% prevalence

  3. 14.1% prevalence

Gladwin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Michigan, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Michigan by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI is home to a population of 151k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI is composed of 101k White Alone residents (66.7%), 36.4k Black or African American Alone residents (24.1%), 5.17k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.43%), 3.73k Asian Alone residents (2.47%), 3.12k Two or More Races residents (2.07%), 944 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.626%), 788 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.522%), and 51 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0338%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI are Spanish (2,969 speakers), Arabic (2,411 speakers), and Other Indo-European Languages (758 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI was 39.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

5.31%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

8.03k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI was 5.31%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    1,174 ± 838 people

  2. Mexico

    796 ± 691 people

  3. Iraq

    545 ± 572 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI was India, the natal country of 1,174 Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI residents, followed by Mexico with 796 and Iraq with 545.

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Citizenship

97.3%

2017 Citizenship

97.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.3% of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    101k ± 1.18k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    36.4k ± 1.31k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    5.17k ± 730

In 2017, there were 2.77 times more White Alone residents (101k people) in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.4k Black or African American Alone and 5.17k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    2,969 speakers (2.09%)

  2. Arabic

    2,411 speakers (1.7%)

  3. Other Indo-European Languages

    758 speakers (0.533%)

8.14% of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI was Spanish. 2.09% of the overall population of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI are native Spanish speakers. 1.7% speak Arabic and 0.533% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,423 ± 327

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    986 ± 212

  3. Korea

    708 ± 126

Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI awarded 116 degrees. The student population of Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI is skewed towards women, with 70 male students and 126 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI are White (58 and 50%), followed by Black or African American (51 and 44%), Asian (2 and 1.72%), and Hispanic or Latino (2 and 1.72%).

The largest universities in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI by number of degrees awarded are Dorsey Business Schools-Wayne (116 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI are HVAC Maintenance (35 and 30.2%), Dialysis Technologist (26 and 22.4%), and Pharmacy Technician (18 and 15.5%).

The median tuition costs in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 35 degrees awarded

  2. 26 degrees awarded

  3. 15 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI was HVAC Maintenance with 35 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

116 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Dorsey Business Schools-Wayne with 116 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

38

Degrees Awarded to Men

78

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 38 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI, which is 0.487 times less than the 78 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    58 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    51 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    2 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI were to White students. These 58 degrees mean that there were 1.14 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 51 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI was $89,200 in 2017, which is 0.41 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $83,500 to $89,200, a 6.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI is 61%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$45,280

Median Household Income

± $1,162

61.6k

Number of Households

± 1,556

In 2017, the median household income of the 61.6k households in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI grew to $45,280 from the previous year's value of $43,535.

The following chart displays the households in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$89,200

2017 Median

± $1,180

$83,500

2016 Median

± $1,227

In 2017, the median property value in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI grew to to $89,200 from the previous year's value of $83,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

61%

2017 Homeownership

60.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 61% of the housing units in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 60.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

24.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.53% of the workforce in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.6%

  2. Carpooled

    9.74%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.5%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Westland, Garden City, Inkster & Wayne Cities PUMA, MI was Drove Alone (84.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.74%) and those who Worked At Home (2.5%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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