Harper Woods, Michigan Population 2022

15,744
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Harper Woods is a city located in Wayne County Michigan. Harper Woods has a 2020 population of 15,744. Harper Woods is currently growing at a rate of 0.81% annually and its population has increased by 1.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,492 in 2010.

The average household income in Harper Woods is $58,695 with a poverty rate of 20.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,101 per month, and the median house value is $101,700. The median age in Harper Woods is 36 years, 32.2 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Harper Woods Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Harper Woodswas:

  • Black or African American: 59.35%
  • White: 33.27%
  • Two or more races: 4.96%
  • Asian: 1.92%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Harper Woods, Michigan is 15,744 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,492.

Harper Woods, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,60133.27%
Black or African American8,20759.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.25%
Asian2661.92%
Some Other Race340.25%
Two or More Races6864.96%
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Harper Woods Population by Race

Harper Woods Population Pyramid 2022

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Harper Woods Median Age

37.2


Total

33.1


Male

40.6


Female

Harper Woods Adults

There are 10,274 adults, (1,914 of whom are seniors) in Harper Woods.

Harper Woods Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Harper Woods Sex Ratio

Female

7,639

55.24%

Male

6,190

44.76%

Harper Woods Population by Age

Harper Woods Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harper Woods Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
All60.9%39.1%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Male54.4%45.6%
Female45.5%54.5%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harper Woods Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1712.6460.9
Married1,5833.477.2
Male3512.7454.4
Female1,3523.5845.5
Non Family1,8851.359.6

3.34

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Harper Woods Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2022.22%
9th to 12th Grade5796.38%
High School Graduate2,70529.79%
Some College2,30425.37%
Associates Degree93410.29%
Bachelors Degree1,45516.02%
Graduate Degree9029.93%
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Harper Woods Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harper Woods Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race161616
Hispanic646442
White3,7653,5751,263
Asian11210435
Black4,8444,321988
Native American35247
2+ Races26221322

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Harper Woods Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,537$42,872$34,675
Less Than 9th Grade$17,115$$
High School Graduate$26,822$40,347$25,396
Some College$39,519$40,530$37,135
Bachelors Degree$42,868$47,303$41,585
Graduate Degree$54,920$54,547$56,786

$38,537

Average Earnings

$42,872

Average Male

$34,675

Average Female

Harper Woods Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harper Woods Language by Age

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Harper Woods Language

93.14% of Harper Woods residents speak only English, while 6.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.51% of the population.

Harper Woods Language

Harper Woods Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native352880.00%
Black8,1162,23427.53%
Multiple68611016.03%
White4,48846310.32%
Asian266103.76%
OtherNaN%

20.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.84%

Male Poverty Rate

22.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harper Woods

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harper Woods is Native, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harper Woods is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.70%.

Harper Woods Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.50%
High School19.07%
Some College14.65%
Bachelors or Greater11.43%

Harper Woods Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.95%
Male Unemployed33.02%
Female Employed7.73%
Female Unemployed54.30%

Harper Woods Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harper Woods Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,718$61,142
Families$54,407$69,384
Married Families$78,068-
Non Families$36,799$43,634
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Income by Household Type

Harper Woods Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Harper Woods Married by Age and Sex

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Harper Woods Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Harper Woods Marital Status by Race

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Harper Woods Marital Status

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461

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War64
First Gulf War142
Vietnam178
Korea13
World War II

Harper Woods Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3415
35 to 54116
55 to 64133
65 to 74106
75+91

Harper Woods Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2506.07%
Black1933.45%
Asian117.19%
2+ Races72.06%
Hispanic44.88%

Harper Woods Veterans by Race

Harper Woods Veterans by Education

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6.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harper Woods Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

8.9%

Unemployment Rate

Harper Woods Employment by Age

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Harper Woods Employment by Race

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Harper Woods Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.73%

Born in Harper Woods

95.86%

Native Born

4.14%

Foreign Born

1.39%

Non Citizen

2.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.86% of Harper Woods residents were born in the United States, with 82.73% having been born in Michigan. 1.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Harper Woods Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
196019,9950.00%
197020,1861910.10%
198016,361-3,825-2.08%
199014,903-1,458-0.93%
200014,254-649-0.44%
201014,236-18-0.01%
201114,3621260.89%
201214,4881260.88%
201314,6141260.87%
201414,7401260.86%
201514,8661260.85%
201614,9921260.85%
201715,1181260.84%
201815,2441260.83%
201915,3701260.83%
202015,4921220.79%
202115,6181260.81%
202215,7441260.81%

Harper Woods Population by Year