Westland, MI

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Population

82,172

0.0559% decline

Poverty Rate

14.6%


Median Age

40.5


Median Household Income

$46,230

3.17% growth

Number of Employees

40,543

1.36% growth

Median Property Value

$105,400

9% growth

About

In 2017, Westland, MI had a population of 82.2k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $46,230. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Westland, MI declined from 82,218 to 82,172, a -0.0559% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,808 to $46,230, a 3.17% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Westland, MI are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.93%), White (Hispanic) (2.07%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.98%). N/A% of the people in Westland, MI speak a non-English language, and 96.4% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Westland, MI is $105,400, and the homeownership rate is 59.3%. Most people in Westland, MI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Westland, MI is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Michigan, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Westland, MI employs 40.5k people. The largest industries in Westland, MI are Manufacturing (7,064 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,975 people), and Retail Trade (4,979 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($109,167), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($51,979), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,894).

Median household income in Westland, MI is $46,230. Males in Westland, MI have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,762. The income inequality in Westland, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,230

2017 value

± $1,396

3.17%

1 Year Growth

± 4.12%

Households in Westland, MI have a median annual income of $46,230, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,808 in 2016, which represents a 3.17% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$63,869

Average Male Salary

± $1,109

$46,762

Average Female Salary

± $850

In 2017, full-time male employees in Michigan made 1.37 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Michigan by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $62,263 ± $4,415

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $48,644 ± $58,127

  3. White

    $48,289 ± $702

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Michigan workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 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 Michigan by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Westland, MI is from Michigan.

0.476

2017 Wage GINI

0.477

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Michigan was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.107% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Michigan was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Michigan in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Michigan across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 5657

  2. Census Tract 5656

  3. Census Tract 5682

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Westland, MI was Census Tract 5657 with a value of $71,047, followed by Census Tract 5656 and Census Tract 5682, with respective values of $69,333 and $60,300.

The following map shows all of the places in Westland, 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

14.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Westland, MI (11.9k out of 81.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 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

    8,118 ± 635

  2. Black

    2,878 ± 428

  3. Hispanic

    596 ± 167

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Westland, 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

40.5k

2017 Value

± 1,290

1.36%

1 Year growth

± 4.54%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Westland, MI grew at a rate of 1.36%, from 40k employees to 40.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Westland, MI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,320 people), Production Occupations (4,228 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,127 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Westland, MI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Westland, MI, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,320 people), Production Occupations (4,228 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,127 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Westland, MI has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.8 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.43 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.35 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Westland, MI, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($69,127), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($67,850), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($65,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

40.5k

2017 Value

± 1,290

1.36%

1 Year growth

± 4.54%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Westland, MI grew at a rate of 1.36%, from 40k employees to 40.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Westland, MI, are Manufacturing (7,064 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,975 people), and Retail Trade (4,979 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Westland, MI, though some of these residents may live in Westland, 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, MI, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (7,064 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,975 people), and Retail Trade (4,979 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Westland, MI has an unusually high number of Manufacturing (1.72 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.37 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.23 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Westland, MI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($109,167), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($51,979), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($51,894).

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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. $138B

  2. $38.2B

  3. $36.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $138B, followed by Mixed freight ($38.2B) and Machinery ($36.1B).

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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$480B

2020 Value

$623B

Projected 2045 Value

29.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Michigan trade was $480B. This is expected to increase 29.8% 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. $37.4B

  2. $27.2B

  3. $21.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Michigan domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $37.4B, followed by Indiana with $27.2B and Illinois and $21.6B.

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

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Health

92.4% of the population of Westland, MI has health coverage, with 49.9% on employee plans, 18.5% on Medicaid, 12.3% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 0.935% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Westland, MI was $8,055 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,745).

Primary care physicians in Westland, MI see 1470 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.03% decrease from the previous year (1516 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1489 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 388 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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1,470 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Wayne County, MI see an average of 1,470 patients per year. This represents a 3.03% decrease from the previous year (1,516 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wayne County, MI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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

7.64%

Uninsured

49.9%

Employer Coverage

18.5%

Medicaid

12.3%

Medicare

10.7%

Non-Group

0.935%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Westland, MI declined by 17% from 9.2% to 7.64%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Westland, 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, MI is home to a population of 82.2k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.22% of Westland, MI residents were born outside of the country (5.93k people).

In 2017, there were 3.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (59.2k people) in Westland, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.23k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Westland, MI was 40.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Westland, MI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Westland, MI residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.22%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.93k people

6.58%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.41k people

As of 2017, 7.22% of Westland, MI residents (5.93k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Westland, MI was 6.58%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    76,763 ± 6,776 people

  2. India

    66,881 ± 6,328 people

  3. Iraq

    54,355 ± 5,708 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Michigan was Mexico, the natal country of 76,763 Michigan residents, followed by India with 66,881 and Iraq with 54,355.

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Citizenship

96.4%

2017 Citizenship

96.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.4% of Westland, MI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Westland, MI was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Westland, MI

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    59.2k ± 1.14k

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    14.9k ± 1.04k

  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

    3.23k ± 481

In 2017, there were 3.98 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (59.2k people) in Westland, MI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.9k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.23k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Westland, MI as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,772 ± 270

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    603 ± 158

  3. Korea

    434 ± 107

Westland, MI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Westland, MI was $105,400 in 2017, which is 0.459 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $96,700 to $105,400, a 9% increase. The homeownership rate in Westland, MI is 59.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Westland, MI have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Westland, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$105,400

2017 Median

± $2,125

$96,700

2016 Median

± $2,159

In 2017, the median property value in Westland, MI grew to to $105,400 from the previous year's value of $96,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Westland, 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, MI the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$46,230

Median Household Income

± $1,396

35.1k

Number of Households

± 1,197

In 2017, the median household income of the 35.1k households in Westland, MI grew to $46,230 from the previous year's value of $44,808.

The following chart displays the households in Westland, 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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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

59.3%

2017 Homeownership

58.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.3% of the housing units in Westland, MI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.7%.

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

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Westland, MI have a shorter commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.73% of the workforce in Westland, MI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.9%

  2. Carpooled

    8.61%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.56%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Westland, MI was Drove Alone (85.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.61%) and those who Worked At Home (2.56%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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