This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Inkster has a low population density. Inkster is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.
Based on its overall value of 3/10 and its quality of life rating of 4/10, Inkster, MI may not be the best fit for some homeowners. Be sure to visit Inkster before moving to make sure it’s the right fit for you.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Inkster has a population density of 4,252, with 26,628 current residents.
Out of the 26,628 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 42% of the residents are married and 58% are single.
- 48% Sun
- 32% Rain
- 30% Snow
51°F average temperature
- 49 years Median home age
- $70,090 Median home price
- 4.44% Home appreciation rate
- 15.5% Annual property tax
As for living in Inkster, the air quality is 26% and the weather, on average, is 48% sunny, 32% rainy, and 30% snowy. The average temperature is 51°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Inkster, you should know that 51.2% of homes are owned while 36.8% of homes are rented, and 12.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $70,090, the median age of homes is 49 years, the annual home appreciation is 4.44% and the annual property tax is 15.50%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)9
When looking at the community of Inkster, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Inkster’s crime rate is 9 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Inkster is 34 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 74.02% Democratic, 24.62% Republican, and 1.35% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:35
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
74%High school diploma
6%Some college or associates degree
5%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Inkster, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 19.80% of residents are unemployed in Inkster (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Inkster residents: 7.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 13.63% are in the arts and sciences field, 19.9% are in the customer service field, 25.4% are in the sales field, 0.05% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.8% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 24.4% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:35. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 74.49%, 5.62% of residents have an associate’s degree, 7.44% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 4.95% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Inkster, you should be aware that the average commute time is 27 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Inkster have a few different options. 80% of commuters use their own cars, 14% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 1% of residents work from home.