Inkster, Michigan Population 2022

26,232
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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.

Inkster Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Inksterwas:

  • Black or African American: 73.79%
  • White: 18.26%
  • Two or more races: 4.60%
  • Asian: 1.47%
  • Native American: 1.05%
  • Other race: 0.81%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Inkster, Michigan is 26,232 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,088.

Inkster, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

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Inkster Population by Race

Inkster Population Pyramid 2022

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Inkster Median Age

31.6


Total

28.5


Male

33.7


Female

Inkster Adults

There are 16,744 adults, (2,721 of whom are seniors) in Inkster.

Inkster Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Inkster Sex Ratio

Female

12,880

52.79%

Male

11,518

47.21%

Inkster Population by Age

Inkster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Inkster Household Types

41.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Inkster Households and Families

3.49

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Inkster Households by Type

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Inkster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Inkster Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Inkster Educational Attainment by Race

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$30,018

Average Earnings

$33,133

Average Male

$24,220

Average Female

Inkster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Inkster Language by Age

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Inkster Language

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.

Inkster Language

Inkster Poverty by Race

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36.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.07%

Male Poverty Rate

36.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Inkster

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%.

Inkster Poverty

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Inkster Poverty Rate by Education

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Inkster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Inkster Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Inkster Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.6%

Male Marriage Rate

24.9%

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 35-44.

Inkster Marital Status by Race

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Inkster Marital Status

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954

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Inkster Veterans by War

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Inkster Veterans by Age

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Inkster Veterans by Race

Inkster Veterans by Education

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6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Inkster Veterans by Education

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Inkster Employment by Age

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Inkster Employment by Race

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Inkster 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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79.84%

Born in Inkster

94.93%

Native Born

5.07%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

2.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Inkster Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Inkster Population by Year