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Washtenaw County Quick Facts

 Washtenaw County Population Trends:

Year Total Population Type Source 

2000

322,770

Count 2000 Census, US Census Bureau

2010

344,791

Count 2010 Census, US Census Bureau

 2015 

353,327

Projection SEMCOG 2035 Regional Development Forecast

2020

356,560

Projection SEMCOG 2035 Regional Development Forecast

2025

361,715

Projection SEMCOG 2035 Regional Development Forecast

2030

369,463

Projection SEMCOG 2035 Regional Development Forecast

2035

380,170

Projection SEMCOG 2035 Regional Development Forecast

 

Washtenaw County Area:

Area Square Miles
Washtenaw County Land Area 710
Washtenaw County Total Area (including bodies of water) 721

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

 

Employment:

Washtenaw County Employment 2010 243,605

Source: SEMCOG 2035 Regional Development Forecast

 

City, Village, Township Population:

Community [including links to American Community Survey (ACS) Data Profiles] 2000 Census 2010 Census
Ann Arbor city [2009 ACS, 2007-2009 ACS, 2005-2009 ACS]

 114,024

113,934 

Chelsea city [2005-2009 ACS}

 4,398

4,944 

Milan city (Washtenaw County part) [2005-2009 ACS]

 3,065

3,770 

Milan city (Total, both Washtenaw County and Monroe County parts) [2005-2009 ACS]

 4,775

5,836 

Saline city [2005-2009 ACS]

 8,034

8,810 

Ypsilanti city [2007-2009 ACS, 2005-2009 ACS]

 22,237

19,435 

Barton Hills village [2005-2009 ACS]

 335

294 

Dexter village [2005-2009 ACS]

 2,338

4,067 

Manchester village [2005-2009 ACS]

 2,160

2,091 

Ann Arbor Township [2005-2009 ACS]

4,385

4,067 

Augusta Township [2005-2009 ACS]

  4,813 

6,745 

Bridgewater Township [2005-2009 ACS]

1,646

1,674 

Dexter Township [2005-2009 ACS]

5,248 

6,042 

Freedom Township [2005-2009 ACS]

1,562 

1,428 

Lima Township [2005-2009 ACS]

2,517

3,307 

Lodi Township [2005-2009 ACS]

5,710

6,058 

Lyndon Township [2005-2009 ACS]

2,728

2,720 

Manchester Township [2005-2009 ACS]

1,942 

2,478 

Northfield Township [2005-2009 ACS]

8,252 

8,245 

Pittsfield Township [2007-2009 ACS, 2005-2009 ACS]

30,167 

34,663 

Salem Township [2005-2009 ACS]

5,562 

5,627 

Saline Township [2005-2009 ACS]

1,302 

1,896 

Scio Township [2005-2009 ACS]

13,421

16,470 

Sharon Township [2005-2009 ACS]

1,678 

1,737 

Superior Township [2005-2009 ACS]

10,740 

13,058 

Sylvan Township [2005-2009 ACS]

2,734 

2,833 

Webster Township [2005-2009 ACS]

5,198 

6,328 

York Township [2005-2009 ACS]

7,392 

8,708 

Ypsilanti Township [2007-2009 ACS, 2005-2009 ACS]

49,182 

53,362 

Sources:  2000 Census, 2010 Census, 2009 ACS, 2007-2009 ACS, and 2005-2009 ACS, U.S. Census Bureau

Note:  The population of Ann Arbor Township does not include Barton Hills village, the population of Manchester Township does not include Manchester village, the population of Scio Township does not include Dexter village part, and the population of Webster Township does not include Dexter village part.  The demographic, housing, social and economic data for these respective villages and village parts are included in the ACS data profiles for these respective townships linked in the table.

 

Demographic Characteristics:

Demographic Characteristics

Washtenaw County

2000 Census

Washtenaw County

2009 ACS

Michigan

2000 Census

Michigan

2009 ACS

Bachelor's Degree or Higher 48.1%  49.5% 21.8% 24.6%
Mean Travel time to Work 22.2 minutes 23.7 minutes  24.1 minutes 23.7 minutes
Homeownership rate 59.7% 61.7% 73.8% 73.2%

Median Value of Home -- Census/ACS

$174,300 $206,300 $115,600 $132,200
Median Value of Home -- Adjusted for Inflation to 2011 dollars $224,008 $212,812 $148,567 $136,373

Median Household Income -- Census/ACS

$51,990

$54,603

$44,667

$45,255

Median Household Income -- Adjusted for Inflation to 2011 dollars $69,063 $56,126 $59,335 $46,517
Percent of Population Below the Poverty Level 11.1% 14.6% 10.5% 16.2%

Sources:  2000 Census and 2009 American Community Survey (ACS) Estimates, U.S. Census Bureau, and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics CPI Calculator

 

 Detailed Demographic Characteristics:

Demographic Estimates

Amercian Community Survey (ACS)

Washtenaw County (for comparison with geographic areas with populations of 65,000 or more) 2009 - 1 Year Estimate
Washtenaw County (for comparison with geographic areas with populations of 20,000 or more) 2007-2009 3 Year Estimate
Washtenaw County (for comparison with all geographic areas) 2005-2009 5 Year Estimate

Source:  American Community Survey, 2009, 2007-2009, and 2005-2009, U.S. Census Bureau

 

Race:

Washtenaw County (2010) Percent of Total Population
White

74.5%

Black or African American

12.7%

American Indian and Alaska Native

0.3%

Asian

7.9%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

0.0004%

Some Other Race

1.2%

Two or More Races

3.4%

Source: 2010 Census, U.S. Census Bureau

 

Hispanic or Latino/Not Hispanic or Latino:

Washtenaw County (2010) Percent of Total Population
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

3.5%

Not Hispanic or Latino

96.5%

Source: 2010 Census, U.S. Census Bureau

 

College and University Enrollement -- Washtenaw County

College or University Fall 2009 Enrollment
University of Michigan

41,674

Eastern Michigan University

22,893

Washtenaw Community College

14,202

Concordia University

757

Cleary University

774

Thomas M. Cooley Law School -- Ann Arbor Campus

84

Ross Medical Education Center

103

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, Thomas M. Cooley Law School

 

Updated 3/23/2011

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