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, Ypsilanti has a low population density. Ypsilanti is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.
With a quality of life rating of 6/10 and an overall value of 5/10, there are many things to love about Ypsilanti, MI, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Ypsilanti, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Ypsilanti has a population density of 5,001, with 22,011 current residents.
Out of the 22,011 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 25% of the residents are married and 75% are single.
- 49% Sun
- 33% Rain
- 36% Snow
51°F average temperature
- 51 years Median home age
- $128,110 Median home price
- -4.26% Home appreciation rate
- 15.56% Annual property tax
As for living in Ypsilanti, the air quality is 44% and the weather, on average, is 49% sunny, 33% rainy, and 36% snowy. The average temperature is 51°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Ypsilanti, you should know that 29.5% of homes are owned while 61% of homes are rented, and 9.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $128,110, the median age of homes is 51 years, the annual home appreciation is -4.26% and the annual property tax is 15.56%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)9
When looking at the community of Ypsilanti, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Ypsilanti’s crime rate is 9 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Ypsilanti is 25 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 69.62% Democratic, 28.76% Republican, and 1.61% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:17
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
88%High school diploma
7%Some college or associates degree
15%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Ypsilanti, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 9.80% of residents are unemployed in Ypsilanti (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Ypsilanti residents: 7.8% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 21.82% are in the arts and sciences field, 22.8% are in the customer service field, 32.7% are in the sales field, 0.20% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 4.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 10.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:17. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 87.89%, 6.52% of residents have an associate’s degree, 20.67% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 15.25% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Ypsilanti, you should be aware that the average commute time is 22 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Ypsilanti have a few different options. 67% of commuters use their own cars, 9% of commuters carpool, 5% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.