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0.27% growth
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Median Household Income
2.29% growth
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Number of Employees
3.51% growth
Median Property Value
6.9% growth

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The economy of Southfield, MI employs 33,297 people. The economy of Southfield, MI is specialized in Utilities; Manufacturing; and Information, which employ respectively 1.65; 1.49; and 1.46 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Southfield, MI are Healthcare & Social Assistance (6,463), Manufacturing (4,791), and Educational Services (3,040), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,039), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($55,063), and Finance & Insurance ($46,133).

Median household income in Southfield, MI is $50,371. Males in Southfield, MI have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,888. The income inequality of Southfield, MI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Southfield, MI. In Oakland County, MI the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 45-54, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 146 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,286. Wayne County, MI has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Michigan.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Southfield, MI is from the county of Oakland County, MI.

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Southfield, MI is home to a population of 73,055 people, from which 96.3% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Southfield, MI is composed of 50,476 Black residents (69.1%), 17,461 White residents (23.9%), 2,187 Two+ residents (2.99%), 1,427 Asian residents (1.95%), and 1,070 Hispanic residents (1.46%). The most common foreign languages in Southfield, MI are Arabic (1,429 speakers), African Languages (1,016 speakers), and Spanish (1,015 speakers), but compared to other places, Southfield, MI has a relative high number of Other (801 speakers), Arabic (1,429 speakers), and Hebrew (252 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Southfield, MI awarded 2,712 degrees. The student population of Southfield, MI is skewed away from females, with 1,361 male students and 1,351 female students. Most students in Southfield, MI are Black or African American (1,103 and 40.7%), followed by White (1,095 and 40.4%), Unknown (200 and 7.37%), and Hispanic or Latino (48 and 1.77%). The largest universities in Southfield, MI by number of graduates are Lawrence Technological University (663 and 24.4%), Specs Howard School of Media Arts (573 and 21.1%), and Everest Institute-Southfield (499 and 18.4%). The most popular majors in Southfield, MI are Radio & Television (287 and 10.6%), Digital Communication & Multimedia (176 and 6.49%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (147 and 5.42%). The median tuition costs in Southfield, MI are N/A for private four year colleges, and $30,420 and $30,420 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Southfield, MI is $113,100, which is 0.55 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $105,800 to $113,100, a 6.9% increase. The homeownership rate of Southfield, MI is 48.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Southfield, MI have an average commute time of 23.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Southfield, MI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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