These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Detroit


We used science and data to determine which Detroit neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Detroit

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Detroit has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.76x the national median and household incomes are 2.64x the national median.

But where exactly in Detroit do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Palmer Woods where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Detroit out of 92:

  1. Palmer Woods
  2. North Rosedale Park
  3. University District
  4. Indian Village
  5. Sherwood Forest
  6. Rosedale Park
  7. Detroit Golf
  8. Marina District
  9. Green Acres
  10. Park

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $720,134. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Detroit.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Detroit

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Detroit by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Palmer Woods, was named the richest neighborhood in Detroit.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Jefferies.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Detroit ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Detroit

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Palmer Woods $131,983
2 North Rosedale Park $79,797
3 University District $75,118
4 Indian Village $73,210
5 Sherwood Forest $72,938
6 Rosedale Park $67,208
7 Detroit Golf $63,821
8 Marina District $56,840
9 Green Acres $51,167
10 Park $48,052
11 West Side Industrial $47,464
12 Grandmont $47,424
13 Eliza Howell $47,416
14 Bagley $42,539
15 Regent Park $42,112
16 Rivertown $41,045
17 East English Village $40,640
18 Berg-Lasher $39,840
19 Aviation $39,342
20 Mohican Regent $38,819
21 Castle Rouge $38,784
22 Woodbridge $38,426
23 Grandmont-Rosedale $36,995
24 Conner Creek Ind $36,944
25 Downtown $36,493
26 Five Points $36,398
27 Joseph Barry $36,310
28 Corktown $35,893
29 Art Center $35,678
30 Millenium Village $35,238
31 Martin Park $35,014
32 Morningside $34,818
33 Russell Woods $33,265
34 Eight Mile Wyoming $33,231
35 Old Redford $32,404
36 Springwells $32,132
37 The Eye $31,874
38 Barton-Mcfarland $31,377
39 Milwaukee Junction $30,962
40 Brush Park $30,918
41 Lasalle Gardens $30,410
42 Greensbriar $29,835
43 Ravendale $29,075
44 Minock Park $28,650
45 West Village $28,618
46 Blackstone Park $28,512
47 Lasalle College Park $28,444
48 Franklin Park $28,239
49 Boynton $28,213
50 Warrendale $27,886
51 Belmont $27,572
52 Grandale $27,294
53 Southwest Detroit $27,157
54 Weatherby $27,008
55 Oakwood Heights $26,863
56 Fitzgerald $26,430
57 Van Steuban $26,030
58 Chandler Park $25,731
59 Virginia Park $25,402
60 Conant Gardens $25,394
61 Jefferson Chalmers $25,000
62 Riverdale $24,402
63 Brightmoor $24,141
64 Wayne State $24,035
65 Islandview $23,850
66 Westwood Park $23,750
67 Poletown East $23,197
68 Alden Park $23,194
69 Fishkorn $22,979
70 Gold Coast $22,775
71 Pulaski $22,445
72 Lafayette Park $22,256
73 New Center $21,925
74 Mcdougall-Hunt $21,496
75 English Village $21,336
76 Michigan-Martin $20,744
77 Forest Park $20,734
78 Carbon Works $20,417
79 Medical Center $20,069
80 Core City $20,051
81 Midtown $19,507
82 Kranz Woods $19,457
83 Elmwood Park $18,830
84 Petosky-Otsego $18,783
85 Hubbard-Richard $18,640
86 Chaldean Town $17,364
87 Briggs $17,016
88 Grixdale $15,345
89 State Fair Grounds $14,915
90 Nw Goldberg $12,220
91 Herman Gardens $11,310
92 Jefferies $9,923

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