These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Detroit, MI For 2018


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 1.64x the national median and household incomes are 2.48x 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 for 2018:

  1. Palmer Woods (Homes)
  2. Sherwood Forest (Homes)
  3. University District (Homes)
  4. Detroit Golf (Homes)
  5. North Rosedale Park (Homes)
  6. Indian Village (Homes)
  7. Rosedale Park (Homes)
  8. Eliza Howell (Homes)
  9. Grandmont (Homes)
  10. West Side Industrial (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $758,357. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Detroit.

For more Detroit reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Detroit and the worst neighborhoods in Detroit.

Or, for living around Detroit, out the best Detroit suburbs and the worst Detroit suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Detroit For 2018

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 criterion:

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 For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Palmer Woods $136,548
2 Sherwood Forest $97,083
3 University District $91,180
4 Detroit Golf $80,087
5 North Rosedale Park $70,326
6 Indian Village $69,380
7 Rosedale Park $62,666
8 Eliza Howell $54,943
9 Grandmont $48,695
10 West Side Industrial $47,449
11 Rivertown $44,844
12 Park $43,395
13 Corktown $41,688
14 Woodbridge $41,324
15 Regent Park $41,219
16 Martin Park $40,253
17 Millenium Village $40,171
18 Bagley $40,140
19 Green Acres $38,843
20 Castle Rouge $37,944
21 East English Village $37,743
22 Russell Woods $37,484
23 Downtown $37,342
24 Aviation $37,286
25 Old Redford $35,560
26 Morningside $35,214
27 Joseph Barry $35,214
28 Belmont $35,108
29 Grandmont-Rosedale $34,435
30 Mohican Regent $34,212
31 Grixdale $33,722
32 Marina District $32,212
33 Carbon Works $32,167
34 Hubbard-Richard $31,948
35 Greensbriar $31,882
36 Brush Park $31,650
37 Art Center $31,560
38 Berg-Lasher $30,965
39 West Village $30,307
40 Springwells $29,377
41 Ravendale $28,892
42 Oakwood Heights $28,833
43 The Eye $28,692
44 Conant Gardens $28,603
45 Jefferson Chalmers $28,167
46 Grandale $27,599
47 Warrendale $27,435
48 Pulaski $27,114
49 Lasalle College Park $27,035
50 Southwest Detroit $26,748
51 Weatherby $26,439
52 Boynton $26,013
53 Barton-McFarland $25,983
54 Eight Mile Wyoming $25,865
55 Five Points $25,858
56 Islandview $25,585
57 Virginia Park $25,452
58 Riverdale $25,153
59 Franklin Park $24,990
60 Chandler Park $24,945
61 Van Steuban $24,474
62 Lafayette Park $24,280
63 Brightmoor $24,121
64 Lasalle Gardens $23,870
65 Conner Creek Ind $23,626
66 McDougall-Hunt $23,542
67 Michigan-Martin $23,500
68 Core City $22,643
69 Wayne State $22,350
70 Fitzgerald $22,281
71 Gold Coast $21,945
72 Minock Park $21,754
73 Fishkorn $21,571
74 New Center $20,776
75 English Village $20,357
76 Poletown East $20,267
77 Midtown $19,523
78 Elmwood Park $18,924
79 Petosky-Otsego $17,367
80 Alden Park $17,344
81 Milwaukee Junction $17,322
82 Medical Center $17,205
83 Chaldean Town $17,045
84 Blackstone Park $17,040
85 Kranz Woods $16,655
86 Forest Park $16,634
87 Westwood Park $16,477
88 Nw Goldberg $14,964
89 State Fair Grounds $14,503
90 Briggs $13,746
91 Herman Gardens $13,448
92 Jefferies $12,788

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