Inkster is a city located in Wayne County Michigan. With a 2020 population of 26,232, it is the 46th largest city in Michigan and the 1753rd largest city in the United States. Inkster is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 0.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,088 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Inkster has a population density of 4,195 people per square mile.
The average household income in Inkster is $42,732 with a poverty rate of 36.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Inkster is 31 years, 28.3 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Inksterwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
91.40% of Inkster residents speak only English, while 8.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 4.16% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Inkster is Hispanic, with 54.87% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Inkster is Multiple, with 49.33% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.16%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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94.93% of Inkster residents were born in the United States, with 79.84% having been born in Michigan. 2.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.