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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Ferndale MI General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||20,257||9,895,622|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||19,900||9,883,701|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||1.8%||0.1%|
|Population, 2010 ||19,900||9,883,640|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||5.6%||6.0%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||16.5%||23.7%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||8.9%||13.8%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||50.1%||50.9% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||84.7%||78.9%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||9.6%||14.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.5%||0.6%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.3%||2.4%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||3.4%||2.3%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||2.8%||4.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||82.8%||76.6% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||81.3%||85.3%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||4.9%||6.1%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||7.2%||9.1%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||93.5%||88.9%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||40.3%||25.9%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||938||672,213|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||22.5||24.0|
|Housing units, 2010 ||10,477||4,532,233|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||62.1%||72.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||17.5%||17.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$93,700||$121,700|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||9,381||3,823,280|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.13||2.53|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$28,254||$25,681|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$47,662||$48,411|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||15.1%||16.8%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||2,193||816,972|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||5.5%||8.9%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.7%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||2.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||1.3%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||21.9%||30.4% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||379,446||234,455,768|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||404,678||107,109,349|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||257,450||109,102,594|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$12,218||$10,855|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||42,934||14,536,648|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||3.88||56,538.90|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||5,130.2||174.8|
|FIPS Code ||27880||26|
|Counties ||Oakland County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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