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Detroit is the largest city in the state, with a 2020 population of 664,139. The population has decreased by 6.95 percent since the last census. The median housing price is currently at $70,000, with a steady annual increase. Popular neighborhoods in Detroit include Corktown, the District, Eastern Market, Entertainment District, Greektown, Midtown, and Rivertown. Corktown is a historic neighborhood noted for being the oldest in the city. It now houses hipster dive bars and pubs. Little Caesars Arena is home to the Detroit Pistons and Red Wings. Concerts and entertainment events are typically hosted here. Greektown is nearby, home to one of the three Detroit casinos, and has an old-world Grecian atmosphere. Next up is Midtown, home to Wayne State University, where you'll find an artsy hub with a handful of galleries, murals, and indie shops. Rivertown is a pedestrian-friendly area that welcomes bikers and joggers alike. There are a handful of restaurants, bars, and an amphitheater within this neighborhood. 


Detroit is filled with historic charm and attractions. First, visit the Motown Museum, home of the famous Studio A where Marvin Gaye, the Temptations, and countless others recorded their timeless hits. Near the heart of downtown is Michigan's Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, a beautiful sculpture that honors soldiers and sailors lost during the Civil War. The city hosts the Detroit Jazz Festival during the warmer months, four days of jazz and blues with various food vendors, bringing the city to life. Notable museums to peruse are the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, and the Detroit Historical Museum. 


Detroit houses 109 public schools, 100 charter schools, and 308 private schools with over 50,000 students currently enrolled. Detroit offers an array of top-rated schools that include Charles Wright Academy of Arts and Science (elementary), Bates Academy (middle) and Renaissance High School. College students have a great choice of schools to choose from, including the University of Detroit Mercy, a private Catholic university; Wayne State University, a public research university; and the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Commuting in Detroit

There are numerous ways of commuting in Detroit. Public transit options include the Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) bus system and the Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation, the SMART bus. The Detroit People Mover is a three-mile elevated rail system that loops the downtown area as well. Residents have access to bike lanes or the option to do bike-sharing with Mogo Detroit. Peak traffic hours in Detroit are typically from 6:00 am to 10:00 am and from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. On average, commuters spend 24.4 minutes one-way getting to work. The nearby airports include Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Coleman A. Young International Airport, and KDET Detroit City Airport.