Washtenaw County

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

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Ypsilanti, MI Demographics

Median Population in Ypsilanti , MI

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

Race in Ypsilanti , MI

  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%

Population By Gender in Ypsilanti , MI

  Male 51.3%
  Female 48.7%

Language in Ypsilanti , MI

  English Only 91.4%
  English Other 8.6%

Economics in Ypsilanti , MI

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

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Commute Types in Ypsilanti , MI

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

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