Westland, Michigan Population 2019

Westland, Michigan's estimated population is 81,720 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Westland, Michigan is the 11th largest city in Michigan based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3999.64 people/mi² (1544.26 people/km²).

The overall median age is 40.5 years, 38.8 years for males, and 41.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 37,317 households in the city, with an average size of 2.32 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1%, with a median rent of $841/month. The median house has 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $105,400.

The median income for households in Westland, Michigan is $46,230, while the mean household income is $60,261.

Westland Mi Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Westland Mi was:

  • White: 74.15%
  • Black or African American: 18.18%
  • Asian: 3.93%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
LatLng(42.3242, -83.4002)
Rank in State11th
StateMichigan
CountyWayne County
Time Zone
Land Area (km²)52.92 (20.43 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.04 (0.02 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID2686000
Density (km²)1,544.26
Density (mi²)3,999.64
Area Code(s)734
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201881,720-171-0.21%
201781,891-198-0.24%
201682,089-223-0.27%
201582,312-326-0.39%
201482,638-26-0.03%
201382,664-672-0.81%
201283,336-179-0.21%
201183,515-449-0.53%
201083,964-2,638-0.31%
200086,6021,8780.22%
199084,7241210.01%
198084,603-2,146-0.25%
197086,7490.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White60,933
Black or African American14,938
Asian3,230
Two or More Races1,749
Some Other Race882
American Indian and Alaska Native389
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander51

Westland Mi Population Pyramid 2019

Westland Mi Median Age

40.5


Total

38.8


Male

41.9


Female

Westland Mi Adults

There are 66,193 adults, (13,395 of whom are seniors) in Westland Mi.

Westland Mi Age Dependency

55.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Westland Mi Sex Ratio

Female

44,158

53.74%

Male

38,014

46.26%

Westland Mi Households and Families

Westland Mi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Westland Mi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
Male63.4%36.6%
All59.3%40.7%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
Female45.9%54.1%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,1072.3259.3
Non Family15,5791.2246.5
Married12,7823.2279.5
Female5,0483.1345.9
Male1,6983.2363.4

3.09

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westland Mi Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8943.23%
9th to 12th Grade4,9318.41%
High School Graduate19,08332.54%
Some College15,37026.21%
Associates Degree5,90110.06%
Bachelors Degree7,95813.57%
Graduate Degree3,5045.98%

Westland Mi Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,39939,7068,129
Black9,3138,2051,672
Asian2,3691,9811,275
Hispanic1,5731,062175
Multiple Races800654192
Other Race40821428
Native American31926937
Islander2020

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,607$41,896$30,591
Less Than High School$20,051$25,203$12,384
High School Grad$31,161$36,319$24,348
Some College$35,596$44,692$29,585
Bachelors Degree$48,631$63,421$42,208
Graduate Degree$49,583$58,472$44,146

$35,607

Average Earnings

$41,896

Average Male

$30,591

Average Female

Westland Mi Language

Westland Mi Language by Age

Westland Mi Language

90.35% of Westland Mi residents speak only English, while 9.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.72% of the population.

Westland Mi Poverty

Westland Mi Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,7137,69513.11%
Black14,6752,87819.61%
Hispanic2,61359622.81%
Multiple1,74936320.75%
Asian3,23034610.71%
Other87714316.31%
Native3813910.24%

14.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.96%

Male Poverty Rate

15.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westland Mi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westland Mi is Hispanic, with 22.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westland Mi is Native, with 10.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.05%
High School13.05%
Some College9.63%
Bachelors or Greater7.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.54%
Male Unemployed37.21%
Female Employed8.46%
Male Employed7.04%

Westland Mi Income

Westland Mi Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,230$60,261
Families$61,110$72,624
Married Families$76,519$85,308
Non Families$31,887$41,948

Westland Mi Marital Status

Westland Mi Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Westland Mi Married by Age and Sex

Westland Mi Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Westland Mi Marital Status by Race

Westland Mi Veterans

4,788

Number of Veterans

4,566

Male Veterans

222

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,796
Second Gulf War603
First Gulf War523
Korea434
World War II284
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,247
75+1,200
55 to 641,025
35 to 54977
18 to 34339

Westland Mi Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0998.15%
Black5685.00%
Hispanic724.01%
2 or More565.86%
Indian4212.32%
Asian140.53%
Other91.60%

Westland Mi Veterans by Education

11.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westland Mi Employment Status

64%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Westland Mi Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.88%

Born in Michigan

92.78%

Native Born

7.22%

Foreign Born

3.64%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.78% of Westland Mi residents were born in the United States, with 78.88% having been born in Michigan. 3.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.