Living in Pontiac, MI

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Pontiac SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
10
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
4
Commute
8

Pontiac, MI Crime Report

2,085
Total Crimes
3,485.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
35.71%
Above National Average

Pontiac, MI Cost Of Living

84
Pontiac's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Pontiac, Michigan Info Snack

Pontiac /pntiæk, pni-/ is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, located near Metro Detroit. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 59,515. It is the county seat of Oakland County, and about 12 miles (19 km) north and slightly west of the Detroit city limits.
Population
60,116
Unemployment
13.3%
Poverty
31.9%
Median Home
$62,900
Median Income
$33,006
Median Rent
$805

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Rankings for Pontiac in Michigan

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Map Of Pontiac, MI

Population over time in Pontiac

Year Population % Change
2017 60,116 0.1%
2016 60,039 0.2%
2015 59,920 -0.0%
2014 59,928 0.5%
2013 59,658 -0.2%
2012 59,751 -0.6%
2011 60,105 -0.5%
2010 60,425 -0.9%
2009 60,982 -
Crime/100k Pontiac MI USA
Violent Crime 1335.7 449.4 368.9
Murder 23.4 5.5 5.0
Robbery 160.5 56.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 1054.9 310.3 246.8
Property Crime 2149.9 1653.5 2199.5
Burglary 688.8 316.6 376.0
Larceny 1302.3 1162.3 1594.6
Car Theft 158.8 174.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Pontiac

White
25.0% (15,024)
African American
48.3% (29,066)
American Indian
0.2% (126)
Asian
1.9% (1,128)
Hawaiian
0.0% (27)
Other
0.1% (31)
Two Or More
4.9% (2,932)
Hispanic
19.6% (11,782)
Race Pontiac MI USA
White 25.0% 75.2% 61.1%
African American 48.3% 13.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 3.0% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.9% 2.5% 2.4%
Hispanic 19.6% 5.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Pontiac, Michigan

Less than $10,000
13.4% (806,291)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.3% (621,343)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.4% (923,183)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (791,485)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.9% (956,172)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.1% (909,156)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.5% (512,764)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.9% (352,233)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (91,694)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (47,276)
Income Pontiac MI USA
Less than $10,000 13.4% 6.9% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.3% 4.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.4% 10.1% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 10.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.9% 13.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.1% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.5% 12.4% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.9% 13.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 4.8% 7.0%

Gender in Pontiac

Female
51.3% (30,819)
Male
48.7% (29,296)
Gender Pontiac MI USA
Female 51.3% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 48.7% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Pontiac for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (4,809)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (8,416)
High School / GED
32.0% (19,237)
Some College
29.0% (17,433)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (3,606)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (4,809)
Master's Degree
3.0% (1,803)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Pontiac MI USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 29.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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