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If you’re looking for a bustling city that’s rich in cultural enterprise, Detroit, Michigan is the place for you. Detroit is located along the border of the U.S. and Canada, and it’s home to the Ambassador Bridge, the busiest international crossing in North America. Known as The Motor City, the Renaissance City and Motown, Detroit wears many hats and has something to offer for anyone.

Whether Detroit’s appeal lies in the “Big Three” automobile manufacturer headquarters, its eclectic music scene or its noteworthy architectural design, you’ll want a knowledgeable moving company in Detroit to help get you settled in. MoveWise knows all of the best moving companies in Detroit, Michigan and can help you find one with a simple click of the mouse.

Detroit Demographics & Crime Rate

Detroit is a large city with a population of 690,074. Over 32 percent of this population has obtained at least a high school diploma, while over 25 percent have attended at least some college. The median household income for Detroit residents is $25,764 per year. If you’re wanting to make the move to Detroit, MoveWise can help you find the very best Detroit moving companies. All you have to do is use the “Request Your Free Moving Quote” tool on the right and you’ll receive up to six quotes from Detroit moving companies right into your inbox.

City Population


Total US Pop 2016: 321,418,820



National Avg 2016: 8.3%

Median Income


National Avg 2015: $53,889

Violent Crime Rate


National Avg 2016: 3.83%


2016 Census Data


2016 Census Data


2016 Census Data

Detroit Real Estate Pricing & Taxes

Home values are very reasonable in the Detroit area, with the median home value at $42,300. For those of you looking to rent your living space rather than buy, the median monthly rent is $747. As far as taxes are concerned, Detroit doesn’t have a local sales tax, so you’re only looking at the six percent state sales tax. If you’re planning on moving to Detroit, just fill out the free moving quotes form on the right and MoveWise will have top moving companies in Detroit, MI send you your quotes today!

Home Price


National Avg 2015: $178,600

Apartment Rent


National Avg 2015: $928

Sales Tax "State-Local"


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State Property Tax


Ranked [#8]


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