Westland, MI Demographics

The total population of Westland is estimated to be 84,806 with 40,031 males (47.20%) and 44,775 females (52.80%). There are 4,744 more females than males in Westland.
The median household income in Westland was $60,142 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,269(2.16%) from $58,873 in 2020. This income is 80.61% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Westland sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $68,667. Overall, the median household income for the city of Westland stands at $56,630.
In Westland, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $40,482 for males and $26,188 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $58,182 for males and $53,186 for females.
In Westland, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $91,660, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $44,929.
In 2022, the population of Westland was 84,037, a 0.76% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Westland's population was 84,678, a decline of 0.61% compared to a population of 85,196 in 2020.
The median age in Westland, MI is 38.6, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.85% were under the age of 15, 18.62% aged 15 to 29, 46.11% aged 30 to 64, 14.44% aged 65 to 84, and 1.99% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Westland population: 66.16% are White, 22.31% are Black or African American, 0.73% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 3.97% are Asian, 1.12% are some other race and 5.71% are multiracial.