Detroit: A look back at the demographic changes

Detroit: A look back at the demographic changes
detroit-skyline-2017

French census for Detroit in 1750 was: 450 Free 33 Enslaved

In 1806 Detroit becomes a city.

1820 Detroit Population: 1,422
white 1,442 (95.29%)
African American: 67 (4.7%)

Detroit
City Population

1880: 116,340
1890: 205,876
1900: 285,704
1910: 465,766
1920: 993,678
1930: 1,568,662
1940: 1,623,452
1950: 1,849,568 (the peak city population was just 150,432 below 2 million)
1960: 1,670,144
1970: 1,514,063
1980: 1,203,368
1990: 1,027,974
2000: 951,270
2010: 713,777
2015: 677,116

White city limit population Detroit:
1880: 113,475 (97.5%)
1890: 202,422 (98.3%)
1900: 281,575 (98.6%)
1910: 459,926 (98.7%)
1920: 952,065 (98.7%)
1930: 1,446,656 (92.2%)
1940: 1,472,662 (90.7%)
1950: 1,545,847 (83.6%)
1960: 1,182,970 (70.8%)
1970: 838 877 (55.5%)
1980: 413 730 (34.4%)
1990: 222 316 (21.6%)
2000: 116,599 (10.5%)
2010: 75,758 (10.6%)
2015: 92,590 (13.4%)

Black/African American city limit population Detroit:
1880: 2,821 (2.4%)
1890: 3,431 (1.7%)
1900: 4,111 (1.4%)
1910: 5,741 (1.2%)
1920: 40,838 (4.1%)
1930: 120,066 (7.7%)
1940: 149 119 (9.2%)
1950: 300,506 (16.2%)
1960: 482,223 (28.9%)
1970: 660,428 (43.7%)
1980: 758,939 (63.1%)
1990: 777,916 (75.7%)
2000: 775,772 (81.5%)
2010: 590,226 (82.7%)
2015: 552,875 (80.1%)

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Video: Detroit history in short

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Video: City of Detroit 1950s

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Video: Portrait of a City – Detroit 1961

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Video: Detroit 1965
Part 1 of 6

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Video: Detroit 1965
Part 2 of 6

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Video: Detroit 1965
Part 3 of 6

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Video: Detroit 1965
Part 4 of 6

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Video: Detroit 1965
Part 5 of 6

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Video: Detroit 1965
Part 6 of 6

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Video: Roman Gribbs -Detroit’s last white mayor for 40 years
Gribbs served a single term as mayor of Detroit, declining to seek re-election.
City of Detroit has defict since the Great Depression
Detroit Riot
Election of Detroit’s first African American mayor

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Video: Roman Gribbs

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Video: Roman Gribbs

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Video: Mayor Colman Young -Detroit’s first African American elected mayor

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Video: Detroit 1990
Part 1

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Video: Detroit 1990
Part 2

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Video: Qline streetcar gets first test

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Video: Detroit aerial views

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Video: Detroit aerial 2017

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