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Demographics Report

Compiled with data from the US Census and the American community survey, this Global Detroit report shows the locations of Metro Detroit’s foreign-born population. Social and economic information is included, with maps, charts, tables, and statistics that represent the immigrant population in Oakland, Wayne, Washtenaw, and Macomb counties.

There are three available downloads for this report:

  • The full version of the report, containing data broken down by immigrant area of native origin.
  • A shortened version that includes the general immigrant data for the metro area.
  • A zip file containing over 125 maps showing residences of the foreign born population broken down by county, as well as by continent, region, and country of origin. An example map showing all foreign born immigrant residencies is shown below.

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As part of the Global Detroit mapping of Metro Detroit’s Foreign-Born populations, Global Detroit is encouraging all residents of the region to contribute their own stories and experiences with immigrant, refugee and ethnic groups throughout Metro Detroit. We have created a Global Detroit Tumblr page for you to upload your own stories, pictures, videos, and anecdotes about your own Global Detroit experience and background.

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Metro Detroit's Foreign born population

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Download the Full version of the Global Detroit Demographics Report

Download the Short version of the Global Detroit Demographics Report

Download the the zip file with the accompanying maps

Zip file contains over 125 maps showing residences of the foreign born population broken down by county, as well as by continent, region, and country of origin. An example map showing all foreign born immigrant residencies is shown above.

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