Inkster, Michigan Population 2020

24,161
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Inkster is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 24,161, it is the 48th largest city in Michigan and the 1594th largest city in the United States. Inkster is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -4.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,369 in 2010. Inkster reached it's highest population of 39,097 in 1960. Spanning over 6 miles, Inkster has a population density of 3,864 people per square mile.

The average household income in Inkster is $42,773 with a poverty rate of 32.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $47,000. The median age in Inkster is 32.3 years, 29.6 years for males, and 34 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.3 males.

Inkster Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.02%
  • White: 19.07%
  • Two or more races: 4.14%
  • Other race: 2.16%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Inkster, Michigan is 24,161, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 24,381.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 25,369.

Inkster, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American17,97473.02%
White4,69519.07%
Two or More Races1,0204.14%
Some Other Race5312.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native2260.92%
Asian1690.69%
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Inkster Population Pyramid 2020

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Inkster Median Age

32.3


Total

29.6


Male

34


Female

Inkster Adults

There are 17,195 adults, (3,027 of whom are seniors) in Inkster.

Inkster Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Inkster Sex Ratio

Female

12,411

50.42%

Male

12,204

49.58%

Inkster Households and Families

Inkster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Inkster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married64%36%
Non Family48.2%51.8%
All45.4%54.6%
Male37.3%62.7%
Female29.9%70.1%

45.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,1302.6645.4
Non Family3,5691.1848.2
Female2,8263.6829.9
Married2,0923.564
Male6433.6637.3

3.47

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Inkster Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5163.39%
9th to 12th Grade1,96812.94%
High School Graduate5,52936.35%
Some College4,38628.84%
Associates Degree1,1507.56%
Bachelors Degree1,1387.48%
Graduate Degree5223.43%
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Inkster Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black10,7339,0381,160
White3,4902,773317
Other Race369352
Multiple Races31926435
Hispanic30628647
Asian148148148
Native American7979

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,337$32,440$22,459
Less Than High School$16,343$16,667$16,232
High School Grad$29,730$37,087$21,567
Some College$26,633$31,243$22,088
Bachelors Degree$31,024$36,667$23,324
Graduate Degree$51,111$66,932$46,271

$27,337

Average Earnings

$32,440

Average Male

$22,459

Average Female

Inkster Language

Inkster Language by Age

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Inkster Language

93.55% of Inkster residents speak only English, while 6.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.35% of the population.

Inkster Poverty

Inkster Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black17,8935,81832.52%
White4,5071,47732.77%
Hispanic76345759.90%
Multiple98234835.44%
Other52330257.74%
Native2263113.72%

32.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.20%

Male Poverty Rate

31.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Inkster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Inkster is Hispanic, with 59.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Inkster is Native, with 13.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.10%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.87%
High School23.80%
Some College21.54%
Bachelors or Greater14.71%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed64.14%
Male Unemployed33.84%
Female Employed20.98%
Male Employed12.15%

Inkster Income

Inkster Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,183$42,773
Families$40,629$48,911
Married Families$62,368-
Non Families$25,394$29,302
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Inkster Marital Status

Inkster Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.5%

Male Marriage Rate

24.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Inkster Married by Age and Sex

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Inkster 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 45-54.

Inkster Marital Status by Race

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Inkster Veterans

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1,368

Number of Veterans

1,261

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam556
First Gulf War154
Second Gulf War121
Korea93
World War II57
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64444
65 to 74348
35 to 54278
75+276
18 to 3422
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Name Veterans % of Total
Black8306.82%
White44111.50%
2 or More407.04%
Asian3221.62%
Hispanic295.71%
Indian2524.27%

Inkster Veterans by Education

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12.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Inkster Employment Status

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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80.55%

Born in Michigan

96.21%

Native Born

3.79%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.21% of Inkster residents were born in the United States, with 80.55% having been born in Michigan. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202024,161-110-0.45%
201924,271-110-0.45%
201824,381-112-0.46%
201724,493-110-0.45%
201624,603-119-0.48%
201524,722-136-0.55%
201424,858-14-0.06%
201324,872-228-0.91%
201225,100-66-0.26%
201125,166-140-0.55%
201025,306-4,809-1.72%
200030,115-657-0.22%
199030,772-4,418-1.33%
198035,190-3,405-0.92%
197038,595-502-0.13%
196039,09722,3698.86%
195016,7289,6849.03%
19407,0442,6044.72%
19304,4400.00%