Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey
Community Highlights For Detroit Metro/7-County Area

[Community Highlights] [Press Release]

Sponsor:                                         
Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan

Media Contact                                
Ruth E. Benedict
333 W. Fort Street; Suite 2010
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone : (313) 961-6675
Email address: rbenedict@voyager.net
Website: www.cfsem.org

Sample size                                    
500

Survey Area:
Seven-county Detroit Metropolitan Area including: Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston, Monroe, St. Clair, and Washtenaw, Michigan

Community type:
Urban and suburban

Population:
4,838,302

Southeastern Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) estimate for April 2000

Ethnicity:
White              76.5
Black              20.9
Asian                1.5
Hispanic         1.9 (can be of any race)
American Indian  0.4
Other               0.71990 U.S. Census

Age:
18-34   Adults  36.5     All ages 27.1
35-49   Adults  29.3    All ages 21.7
50-64   Adults  18.6    All ages 13.8                  
65+     Adults   15.6    All ages 11.6
1990 U.S. census