Southfield Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Southfield?

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There are 73,174 residents in Southfield, with a median age of 42.9. Of this, 45.23% are males and 54.77% are females. US-born citizens make up 91.47% of the resident pool in Southfield, while non-US-born citizens account for 5.19%. Additionally, 3.34% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 61,395 people in Southfield currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 73,174 -0.3%
Male Population 33,098 1.0%
Female Population 40,076 -1.4%
Male Population 45.23 %
Female Population 54.77 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 42.9 0.5%
Citizen US Born 66,933 0.2%
Citizen not US Born 3,799 -2.5%
Not Citizen 2,442 -8.3%
Citizen US Born 91.47 %
Citizen not US Born 5.19 %
Not Citizen 3.34 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 397 -18.8%
Moved from Same Country 6,067 1.5%
Moved from Same State 3,531 -7.0%
Moved from Different State 1,121 -15.4%
Same House as Last Year 61,395 0.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.55 %
Moved from Same Country 8.37 %
Moved from Same State 4.87 %
Moved from Different State 1.55 %
Same House as Last Year 84.67 %

What are the employment statistics in Southfield?

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White-collar workers make up 81.64% of the working population in Southfield, while blue-collar employees account for 18.36%. There are also 2,461 entrepreneurs in Southfield (7.05% of the workforce); 24,236 workers employed in private companies (69.41%); and 4,092 people working in governmental institutions (11.72%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 28,504 -1.5%
Blue Collar 6,411 0.8%
White Collar 81.64 %
Blue Collar 18.36 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,461 -1.9%
Private Companies 24,236 0.8%
Governmental Workers 4,092 -1.9%
Not for Profit Companies 4,126 -9.6%
Self Employees 7.05 %
Private Companies 69.41 %
Governmental Workers 11.72 %
Not for Profit Companies 11.82 %

How many households are there in Southfield?

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There are a total of 32,345 households in Southfield, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 52.94% of these Southfield households, while non-family units account for the remaining 47.06%. Additionally, 21.15% of households have children and 78.85% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 32,345 0.3%
Average People Per Household 2 -0.5%
Family Households 17,122 -1.0%
Non-family Households 15,223 1.9%
Family Households 52.94 %
Non-family Households 47.06 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 6,842 -2.9%
Households without Children 25,503 1.2%
Households with Children 21.15 %
Households without Children 78.85 %

What are the median and average incomes in Southfield?

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The average annual household income in Southfield is $71,748, while the median household income sits at $55,705 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $61,754, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $63,538. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $31,731 and $44,682, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $71,748 3.0%
Median Household Income $55,705 2.4%
People below Poverty Level 8,043 -0.5%
People above Poverty Level 63,245 -0.2%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Southfield?

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There are 35,120 housing units in Southfield, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1969. Of the 32,345 occupied housing units in Southfield, 47.77% are owner-occupied, while 52.23% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 68.82% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $158,800. In general, housing costs reach $1,162 per month in Southfield.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 35,120 -0.5%
Median Year Built 1969 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 802 2.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,724 -1.2%
Built between 1950 and 1959 5,912 -5.3%
Built between 1960 and 1969 10,181 0.7%
Built between 1970 and 1979 10,019 5.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,099 0.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,075 -15.9%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,116 -3.4%
Built in 2010 or Later 192 -10.7%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 32,345 0.3%
Owner Occupied 15,451 -0.6%
Renter Occupied 16,894 1.2%
Owner Occupied 47.77 %
Renter Occupied 52.23 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 10,633 0.5%
Without Mortgage 4,818 -2.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $158,800 5.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $148,900 17.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,162 2.7%
With Mortgage 68.82 %
Without Mortgage 31.18 %

What is the level of education in Southfield?

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Approximately 26.45% of the population in Southfield holds a high school degree (that's 15,787 residents), while 28.37% have attained a college certificate (18,469 locals) and 20.18% have a bachelor's degree (12,044 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,238 5.0%
Some High School 15,787 2.4%
Some College 18,469 -1.8%
Associate Degree 4,617 -4.6%
Bachelor's Degree 12,044 0.1%
Graduate Degree 9,071 0.3%
No High School 2.07 %
Some High School 26.45 %
Some College 28.37 %
Associate Degree 7.73 %
Bachelor's Degree 20.18 %
Graduate Degree %

What is the marital status of Southfield residents?

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A total of 24,282 people in Southfield have never been married (which represents 39.1% of the total population), while 23,894 of them are wedded (38.48%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,248 (2.01%) and 9,334 (15.03%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 24,282 -0.7%
Married 23,894 -0.1%
Separated 1,248 3.1%
Widowed 4,590 -2.4%
Divorced 9,334 2.0%
Never Married 39.1 %
Married 38.48 %
Separated 2.01 %
Widowed 7.39 %
Divorced 15.03 %

What are the most common means of transportation in Southfield?

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The top three means of transportation people in Southfield use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 31,716 residents commute by car, 641 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 372 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 31,716 -1.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 641 -3.2%
Bicycle 64 28.0%
Motorcycle 11 -8.3%
TaxiCab 60 130.8%
Walk 372 8.8%

What is the median and average Household income in Southfield by Zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
48033 16,757 7,604 $49,105.00 $64,728.00
48034 13,846 7,353 $48,481.00 $66,072.00
48075 21,758 9,223 $57,106.00 $70,464.00
48076 24,947 9,691 $71,139.00 $87,840.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 48033 48034 48075 48076

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