1 A report on Greater Downtown Detroit SQ. MI. 2nd Edition contributors & Contents Advisory Team Keegan Mahoney, hudson -Webber Foundation Elise Fields, Midtown Detroit Inc. James Fidler, Downtown Detroit Partnership Spencer Olinek, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation Jeanette Pierce, Detroit Experience Factory Amber Gladney, Invest Detroit Contributors Regina Bell, Digerati Jela Ellefson, Eastern Market Corporation Phil Rivera, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Data Consultant Jeff Bross, Data Driven Detroit Design Megan Deal, Tomorrow Today Photography Andy Kopietz, Good Done Daily Production Management James Fidler & Joseph Gruber, City Form Detroit 2 SQ MI | A report on Greater Downtown Detroit | Second Edition 04 Introduction 06 Section One | Overview 08 09 Greater Downtown in Context 10 11 Greater Downtown by Neighborhood 12 25 Downtown, Midtown, Woodbridge, Eastern Market, Lafayette Park, Rivertown.
2 Corktown 26 Section Two | People Demographics 28 Population & Household Size 29 30 Density 31 Age 32 33 Income 34 Race & Ethnicity 35 Foreign-Born Education 36 Young & College-Educated 37 Residence of Young Professionals 39 Families 40 Programs for Young Professionals 41 Anchor Academic Institutions Visitors 42 43 Visitors & Venues 45 Hotels & Occupancy 46 Section Three | Place Vibrancy 48 63 Amenities & Necessities 64 65 Pedestrians & Bicycles Housing 66 69 Units & Occupancy 70 71 Rents 72 Incentives 74 Section Four | Economy & Investment Employment 76 Employment, Employment Sectors & Growth 77 Wages 78 80 Commercial Space 82 91 Real Estate Development 92 Note on Data 94 Sources, Notes & Definitions Contributors & Contents 3.
3 Introduction square miles. That is Greater Downtown Detroit. A slice of Detroit's 139-square mile geography. A square mile collection of neighborhoods: Downtown, Midtown, Woodbridge, Eastern Market, Lafayette Park, Rivertown, and Corktown and so much more. Like-city centers globally, Greater Downtown Detroit First released in early 2013, SQ MI is the data is a nexus of activity welcoming residents, employees, story of a changing place. This updated version is a visitors and tourists. Greater Downtown contains new snapshot that captures current information on high-rise and low-rise living, some of the city's most residing, working, employing, visiting, living, playing, storied neighborhoods, and many of Southeast and investing in Greater Downtown.
4 It helps us to Michigan's leading education and medical institutions. understand where we were, where we are, and offers Greater Downtown Detroit is the center of the city's a glimpse into where we are going. It contextualizes business world, home to our richest cultural assets, the Greater Downtown Detroit within the city, region, and region's sports and entertainment hub, and serves as country. It recognizes progress made in addressing a bridge connecting communities across the region some of the city's challenges, while also highlighting to opportunity and prosperity. opportunities for new successes. As you flip through these pages, we invite you to join us in celebrating the progress made in Greater Downtown Detroit and welcome you to consider your role in the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
5 The hudson -Webber Foundation Detroit, Michigan, February 2015. Right: M-1 Rail construction on Woodward Avenue in Downtown Detroit. 4 SQ MI | A report on Greater Downtown Detroit | Second Edition Electronic materials and updates to SQ MI can be viewed online at: SQ MI is the data story of a physically and economically changing place. SECTION one SECTION. one overview overview greater downtown in context 08 09. greater downtown by neighborhood 10 11. downtown 12. midtown 14. woodbridge 16. eastern market 18. lafayette park 20. rivertown 22. corktown 24. Section One | Overview 7. ( ) GREATER DOWNTOWN IN CONTEXT. Greater Downtown Detroit is SQ. MI.
6 In area. There are 35,037 people or 4,278 people per Greater Downtown Detroit Square Miles: SQ. MI. Population: 35,037 people Density: 4,278 people/SQ. MI. Median HH Income: $20,681. Employment: 136,401 employees Housing Units: 26,060 units 8 SQ MI | A report on Greater Downtown Detroit | Second Edition Nesting Geography Comparisons City & City-Center Comparisons Detroit Greater Downtown Detroit Square Miles: 139 SQ. MI. Square Miles: SQ. MI. Population: 721,459 people Population: 35,037 people Density: 5,190 people/SQ. MI. Density: 4,278 people/SQ. MI. Median HH Income: $26,955 Median HH Income: $20,681. City-Center Cleveland Wayne County Square Miles: SQ.
7 MI. Square Miles: 612 SQ. MI. Population: 22,324 people Population: 1,822,469 people Density: 2,888 people/SQ. MI. Density: 2,978 people/SQ. MI. Median HH Income: $23,570. Median HH Income: $41,504 City of Cleveland Square Miles: 82 SQ. MI. Population: 396,815 people Density: 4,839 people/SQ. MI. Median HH Income: $26,556. Southeast Michigan City-Center Pittsburgh Square Miles: 5,781 SQ. MI. Square Miles: SQ. MI. Population: 5,227,908 people Population: 31,421 people Density: 904 people/SQ. MI. Density: 7,682 people/SQ. MI. Median HH Income: $58,481. Median HH Income: $33,414. City of Pittsburgh Square Miles: 58 SQ. MI. Population: 305,704 people Density: 5,270 people/SQ.
8 MI. Michigan Median HH Income: $38,029. Square Miles: 56,539 SQ. MI. Population: 9,897,264 People Density: 175 people/SQ. MI. City-Center Minneapolis Median HH Income: $48,471 Square Miles: SQ. MI. Population: 54,529 people Density: 8,520 people/SQ. MI. Median HH Income: $34,304. City of Minneapolis Great Lakes Square Miles: 58 SQ. MI. Square Miles: 414,398 SQ. MI. Population: 382,578 people Population: 64,440,104 people Density: 6,596 people/SQ. MI. Density: 156 people/SQ. MI. Median HH Income: $48,881. Median HH Income: $52,031. City-Center Philadelphia Square Miles: SQ. MI. Population: 88,242 people Density: 18,695 people/SQ. MI. United States Median HH Income: $53,580.
9 Square Miles: 3,531,905 SQ. MI. City of Philadelphia Population: 309,138,711 people Square Miles: 135 SQ. MI. Density: people/SQ. MI. Population: 1,526,006 people Median HH Income: $53,046. Density: 11,304 people/SQ. MI. Median HH Income: $37,016. Section One | Overview 9. ( ) greater downtown by neighborhood CENTER. NEW CENTER. GRAND BLVD. WOODWARD. TECHTOWN. ROSA PARKS. 94. ART CENTER. WAYNE STATE WARREN. WOODBRIDGE. MEDICAL CENTER. NORTH CASS. GRA. ND. MIDTOWN. RIV. ER. MACK. 75. 10. T. MIC TIO. HIGA. N BRUSH PARK GRA. CASS PARK. EASTERN MARKET. RR 75. ST. AUBIN. CORKTOWN. DOWNTOWN LAFAYETTE PARK. JEFFERSON. RIVERTOWN. DETROIT RIVER. Right: Historic homes in Woodbridge.
10 10 SQ MI | A report on Greater Downtown Detroit | Second Edition Downtown Square Miles: SQ. MI. Population: 5,269 people Housing Units: 4,048 units One square mile. That's the size of Downtown Detroit, also known as Detroit's Central Business District (CBD). In recent years, Downtown Detroit has flourished. It has attracted thousands of new employees and hundreds of new residents, demonstrating a healthy demand for the mix of renovation and new projects that are in the development pipeline. Naturally, the CBD is the largest employment center Demand for Downtown living is at an all-time high. in Greater Downtown approaching 85,000 employees. The area's residential offerings mostly apartments Major employers include General Motors, DTE Energy, and condos in mid- and high-rises are 98 percent Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Compuware, and occupied.