Ypsilanti, MI: What you need to know

Ypsilanti (pronounced IP-si-lan-tee) and commonly shortened to Ypsi, is best known as the home of Eastern Michigan University and its 20,000 students. Ypsi also hosts Washtenaw Community College. Residents have access to three hospitals and a large number of independent restaurants, while Willow Run Airport serves corporate and general aviation air traffic. A robust nightlife is in place, and classical music concerts are well attended whenever the Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra performs.


Ypsilanti, MI City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 19,874
Median Age 25
Median Household Income $31,061
Median Home Price $118,000
Walkscore 56

Ypsilanti, MI Rankings

Ypsilanti , MI Business and Economy

The autonomous car industry is booming, followed by government guidelines, as well as increased jobs and tax revenue.

EMU, UPS, private firms head the list

Ypsilanti, MI Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 51.3%
  Female 48.7%

 
4.4% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Ypsilanti , MI

Median Population

Median Age 24.6%
Age 18 Over 86%
Age 21 Over 66.9%
Age 62 Over 10.1%
Age 65 Over 8.4%

Race

  Ethnicity White 62.3%
  Ethnicity Black 27.7%
  Ethnicity Asian 3.3%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 1.8%

Economics

  Median Household Income $31,061
  Median Home Price $118,000
  Homes Owned 69.1%
  Homes Rent 30.9%
  Median Property Rent $746

Language

  English Only 91.4%
  English Other 8.6%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 21.9 MINUTES
in Ypsilanti , MI

Commute Types

  Walked 11.3%
  Worked at Home 4.1%
  Public Transportation 9.2%
  Other Means 1.4%
  Drove Alone 63.8%
  Carpooled 10.3%

56/100
WALK SCORE
for Ypsilanti , MI